Oldest Private Elementary Schools in Massachusetts

The average private elementary school in Massachusetts was founded around 1956 (2021-22).
The oldest private elementary school in Massachusetts is The Roxbury Latin School, founded in 1645.

Oldest Private Elementary Schools in Massachusetts (2021-22)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
The Roxbury Latin School
The Roxbury Latin School Photo - En route à pied to Mont Saint-Michel, 10th graders have the opportunity to participate in French or Spanish immersion during the month of June.
All-boys
Founding Date: 1645
Grades: 7-12
101 Saint Theresa Avenue
West Roxbury, MA 02132
(617) 325-4920
Rank: #22.
Derby Academy
Derby Academy Photo - Founded in 1784, Derby Academy is a coeducational, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 school that nurtures the development of the child by providing opportunities for the maximum intellectual, emotional and physical growth of each student.
Founding Date: 1784
Grades: PK-8
56 Burditt Ave
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 749-0746
Rank: #33.
Milton Academy
Milton Academy Photo - Milton Academy is only eight miles from Boston's museums, schools and attractions, but it has the benefits of a 130-acre New England campus-with green quads and lots of fall foliage.
Founding Date: 1798
Grades: K-12
170 Centre Street
Milton, MA 02186
(617) 898-1798
Rank: #44.
Wilbraham & Monson Academy
Wilbraham & Monson Academy Photo
(4)
Founding Date: 1804
Grades: 6-12
423 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095
(413) 596-6811
Rank: #55.
Friends Academy
Friends Academy Photo - In the classrooms...
Founding Date: 1810
Grades: PK-8
1088 Tucker Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
(508) 999-1356
Rank: #66.
Perkins School For The Blind
Perkins School For The Blind Photo - A student smiles broadly at his mother as a teacher offers his right hand for a low five.
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1829
Grades: PK-12
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
(617) 924-3434
Rank: #77.
Worcester Academy
Worcester Academy Photo - On overhead of our historic campus in the city of Worcester, MA.
Founding Date: 1834
Grades: 6-12
81 Providence Street
Worcester, MA 01604
(508) 459-5440
Rank: #88.
Founding Date: 1841
Grades: 7-12
19 Payson Avenue
Easthampton, MA 01027
(413) 529-3000
Rank: #99.
Notre Dame Academy
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1853
Grades: 7-12
1073 Main Street
Hingham, MA 02043
(781) 749-5930
Rank: #1010.
Academy Of Notre Dame
Academy Of Notre Dame Photo - Academy of Notre Dame Tyngsboro
(Roman Catholic)
(8)
Founding Date: 1854
Grades: NS-12
180 Middlesex Road
Tyngsboro, MA 01879
(978) 649-7611
Rank: #1111.
The Chestnut Hill School
The Chestnut Hill School Photo
(6)
Founding Date: 1860
Grades: NS-6
428 Hammond Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 566-4394
Rank: #1212.
Boston College High School
Boston College High School Photo - The labyrinth in our main common area provides a metaphor for the reflective journey you take through life, as well as the internal discovery of yourself.
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1863
Grades: 7-12
150 William T Morrissey Blvd
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 474-5010
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Fay School
Fay School Photo - Fay School is located on a 66-acre campus 25 miles from Boston in Southborough, Massachusetts, and is the oldest junior boarding school in the United States. Fay currently serves students in Pre-Kindergarten through grade nine, with an optional boarding program starting in grade seven.
(8)
Founding Date: 1866
Grades: K-9
48 Main Street
Southborough, MA 01772
(508) 490-8201
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Founding Date: 1866
Grades: 7-12
10 Campus Drive
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 326-3700
Rank: #1515.
Clarke Schools For Hearing And Speech
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1867
Grades: PK-8
45 Round Hill Road
Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 307-1700
Rank: #1616.
Stoneleigh-Burnham School
Stoneleigh-Burnham School Photo - Girls from all over the country and all over the world participate in the Stoneleigh-Burnham Riding Program. Whether first time riders, or national competitors there is a place for everyone. Students may ride one of the 25 horses stabled on campus or bring one of their own to fill one of the 55 stalls.
All-girls
(2)
Founding Date: 1869
Grades: 7-12
574 Bernardston Road
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 774-2711
Rank: #1717.
Thayer Academy
Founding Date: 1877
Grades: 6-12
745 Washington Street
Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 843-3580
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Brimmer and May School
Brimmer and May School Photo - The Hastings Center opens limitless possibilities for our students with our Innovation Space, Makerspace, STEAM classroom, and Digital Media Center.
(3)
Founding Date: 1880
Grades: PK-12
69 Middlesex Road
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 738-8695
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Immaculate Conception School
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1880
Grades: PK-8
218 E. Merrimack St.
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 454-5339
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Newton Country Day School
Newton Country Day School Photo - Newton Country Day School's lovely suburban campus includes classroom space, state-of-the-art science labs, a library, a theatre, a new athletic and wellness center, and playing fields.
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1880
Grades: 5-12
785 Centre St
Newton, MA 02458
(617) 244-4246
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Dana Hall School
Dana Hall School Photo - Dana Hall fosters sisterhood and lifelong friendships.
All-girls
(1)
Founding Date: 1881
Grades: 5-12
45 Dana Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
(781) 489-1331
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
St. Marys High School
St. Marys High School Photo - Visual and performing arts, a Theater Company in the Mass. Educational Theater Guild and partnerships with Lynn Museum and Centerboard let our students express their creativity.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1881
Grades: 6-12
35 Tremont St.
Lynn, MA 01902
(781) 586-2014
Rank: #2323.
South Lancaster Academy
South Lancaster Academy Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1882
Grades: NS-12
180-198 George Hill Road
South Lancaster, MA 01561
(978) 368-8544
Rank: #2424.
St. John The Evangelist School
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1883
Grades: NS-8
696 Washington St
Canton, MA 02021
(781) 828-2130
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Groton School
Groton School Photo - Groton Circle
Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1884
Grades: 8-12
282 Farmers Row
Groton, MA 01450
(978) 448-3363
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
St. Charles School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1884
Grades: PK-8
8 Myrtle St
Woburn, MA 01801
(781) 935-4635
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Lesley Ellis School
Lesley Ellis School Photo
(4)
Founding Date: 1886
Grades: NS-8
34 Winter Street
Arlington, MA 02474
(781) 641-1346
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
St. Bernards Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1886
Grades: PK-8
254 Summer Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 342-1948
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Winsor School
Winsor School Photo
All-girls
Founding Date: 1886
Grades: 5-12
103 Pilgrim Road
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 735-9503
Rank: #3030.
St. Patrick School
St. Patrick School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1887
Grades: NS-6
131 Mount Pleasant Ave
Roxbury, MA 02119
(617) 427-3881
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
The Park School
The Park School Photo - Located on 34 acres near Jamaica Pond, Park feels like a neighborhood school but reflects the diversity of metropolitan Boston.
(1)
Founding Date: 1888
Grades: PK-8
171 Goddard Avenue
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 277-2456
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
St. Agnes School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1888
Grades: NS-8
39 Medford Street
Arlington, MA 02474
(781) 643-9031
Rank: #3333.
The MacDuffie School
The MacDuffie School Photo - The MacDuffie School
(2)
Founding Date: 1890
Grades: 6-12
66 School St
Granby, MA 01033
(413) 255-0000
Rank: #3434.
St. Joseph School
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1892
Grades: K-8
47 Whitcomb St
Webster, MA 01570
(508) 943-0378
Rank: #3535.
The Woodward School
The Woodward School Photo - This is a place where you will easily make friends. These students are in the Senior Class of 2021.
All-girls
(3)
Founding Date: 1894
Grades: 6-12
1102 Hancock St
Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 773-5610
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