Oldest Private Schools in Michigan

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All Schools
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Elementary Schools
(240)
 
Preschools
(225)
Preschools
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  • The average private school in Michigan was founded around 1962.
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The oldest private school in Michigan is Holy Ghost Lutheran School, founded in 1844.

Oldest Private Schools in Michigan

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Holy Ghost Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1844
    Grades: NS-83563 Heiss Rd
    Monroe, MI 48162
    (734)242-0509

  • Founding Date: 1849
    Grades: PK-82970 West Labo Road
    Carleton, MI 48117
    (734)654-2522

  • Founding Date: 1851
    Grades: NS-121250 Kensington Rd
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
    (248)646-8900

  • Bethlehem Lutheran School & Preschool
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1865
    Grades: PK-82777 Hermansau Rd
    Saginaw, MI 48604
    (989)755-1144

  • Immanuel Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1866
    Grades: PK-847120 Romeo Plank Road
    Macomb, MI 48044
    (586)286-7076

  • Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1866
    Grades: PK-81517 10th Street
    Port Huron, MI 48060
    (810)984-2501

  • Holy Cross Catholic
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1869
    Grades: PK-8618 S Water Street
    Marine City, MI 48039
    (810)765-3591

  • Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1869
    Grades: PK-51401 Harding Street
    Conklin, MI 49403
    (616)899-2152

  • St. Mary Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1871
    Grades: PK-82 Union Street
    Mount Clemens, MI 48043
    (586)468-4570

  • Battle Creek Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1872
    Grades: K-12480 Parkway Drive
    Battle Creek, MI 49037
    (269)965-1278

  • Founding Date: 1873
    Grades: 6-12217 S Monroe St
    Bay City, MI 48708
    (989)892-2533

  • Founding Date: 1873
    Grades: PK-6405 E North St
    Jackson, MI 49202
    (517)784-1714

  • Founding Date: 1877
    Grades: PK-83800 S 12th Street
    Kalamazoo, MI 49009
    (269)544-2332

  • Founding Date: 1877
    Grades: 9-122121 Stadium Dr
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269)381-2250

  • Founding Date: 1877
    Grades: 7-128400 S Cambridge Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48221
    (313)862-5400

  • Founding Date: 1878
    Grades: PK-121045 Cook Road
    Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
    (313)884-4444

  • St. Peter Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1881
    Grades: PK-82440 N Raucholz Road
    Hemlock, MI 48626
    (989)642-5659

  • Founding Date: 1882
    Grades: K-81711 Junction St
    Detroit, MI 48209
    (313)841-5230

  • Founding Date: 1882
    Grades: PK-61220 Eastgate St
    Muskegon, MI 49442
    (231)773-3221

  • Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1882
    Grades: PK-845160 Van Dyke Avenue
    Utica, MI 48317
    (586)731-4990

  • St. John Ev. Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1885
    Grades: PK-87379 Berne Rd
    Pigeon, MI 48755
    (989)453-2861

  • Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1885
    Grades: K-8980 Huntington
    Clinton Township, MI 48036
    (586)468-8511

  • St Paul Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1886
    Grades: PK-8718 Arbor Ct
    South Haven, MI 49090
    (269)637-4459

  • Founding Date: 1889
    Grades: PK-6116 E Wesley St
    Jackson, MI 49201
    (517)784-8811

  • St. Mary Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1897
    Grades: PK-8927 Marion Ave
    Big Rapids, MI 49307
    (231)796-6731

  • Founding Date: 1900
    Grades: PK-8330 N Silverleaf St
    Gladwin, MI 48624
    (989)426-8574

  • Founding Date: 1900
    Grades: PK-8204 Albers Rd
    Bronson, MI 49028
    (517)369-4625

  • Founding Date: 1901
    Grades: 9-12950 Ottawa Ave
    Holland, MI 49423
    (616)820-2905

  • Founding Date: 1901
    Grades: K-3913 Pine Ave
    Holland, MI 49423
    (616)820-3535

  • St. Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1902
    Grades: PK-8718 W Main St
    Owosso, MI 48867
    (989)725-7766

  • Founding Date: 1904
    Grades: K-121151 Oakleigh Road NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    (616)791-9797

  • Founding Date: 1904
    Grades: PK-8317 Baldie St
    Ionia, MI 48846
    (616)527-3561

  • Bethel Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1906
    Grades: PK-8749 N Pine Road
    Bay City, MI 48708
    (989)892-4508

  • Founding Date: 1906
    Grades: 9-12319 Sheldon Blvd Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616)233-5801

  • St Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1906
    Grades: PK-81005 Bridge St
    Charlevoix, MI 49720
    (231)547-9441

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