Oldest Private Schools in Michigan

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  • The average private school in Michigan was founded around 1963 (2019-20).
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The oldest private school in Michigan is Most Holy Trinity Catholic School, founded in 1838.

Oldest Private Schools in Michigan (2019-20)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Most Holy Trinity Catholic School
    Most Holy Trinity Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1838
    Grades: PK-81229 Labrosse St
    Detroit, MI 48226
    (313)961-8855

  • Rank: #22.
    Holy Ghost Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1844
    Grades: PK-83563 Heiss Rd
    Monroe, MI 48162
    (734)242-0509

  • Rank: #33.
    St Patrick Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1849
    Grades: PK-82970 West Labo Road
    Carleton, MI 48117
    (734)654-2522

  • Rank: #44.
    Academy Of The Sacred Heart
    Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo - The school community gathers in the chapel to celebrate 165 years of Sacred Heart education in metro Detroit.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1851
    Grades: NS-121250 Kensington Rd
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
    (248)646-8900

  • Rank: #55.
    Bethlehem Lutheran School & Preschool
    Bethlehem Lutheran School & Preschool Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1865
    Grades: PK-82777 Hermansau Rd
    Saginaw, MI 48604
    (989)755-1144

  • Rank: #66.
    Immanuel Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1866
    Grades: PK-847120 Romeo Plank Road
    Macomb, MI 48044
    (586)286-7076

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Fr Gabriel Richard High School
    Fr Gabriel Richard High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1868
    Grades: 9-124333 Whitehall Dr
    Ann Arbor, MI 48105
    (734)662-0496

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    St Thomas the Apostle Catholic School
    St Thomas the Apostle Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1868
    Grades: PK-8540 Elizabeth St
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    (734)769-0911

  • Rank: #9-109.-10.
    Holy Cross Catholic
    Holy Cross Catholic Photo - Holy Cross Campus
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1869
    Grades: PK-8618 S Water Street
    Marine City, MI 48039
    (810)765-3591

  • Rank: #9-109.-10.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    Trinity Lutheran School Photo - Fire safety!
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1869
    Grades: PK-51401 Harding Street
    Conklin, MI 49403
    (616)899-2152

  • Rank: #1111.
    St. Mary Catholic School
    St. Mary Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1871
    Grades: PK-82 Union Street
    Mount Clemens, MI 48043
    (586)468-4570

  • Rank: #1212.
    Battle Creek Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1872
    Grades: NS-12480 Parkway Drive
    Battle Creek, MI 49037
    (269)965-1278

  • Rank: #13-1413.-14.
    All Saints Central High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1873
    Grades: 9-12217 S Monroe St
    Bay City, MI 48708
    (989)892-2533

  • Rank: #13-1413.-14.
    St John School
    St John School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1873
    Grades: PK-6405 E North St
    Jackson, MI 49202
    (517)784-1714

  • Rank: #15-1715.-17. Founding Date: 1877
    Grades: PK-83800 S 12th Street
    Kalamazoo, MI 49009
    (269)544-2332

  • Rank: #15-1715.-17. Founding Date: 1877
    Grades: 9-122121 Stadium Dr
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269)381-2250

  • Rank: #15-1715.-17.
    University Of Detroit Jesuit High School
    University Of Detroit Jesuit High School Photo - School Logo
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1877
    Grades: 7-128400 S Cambridge Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48221
    (313)862-5400

  • Rank: #1818. Founding Date: 1878
    Grades: PK-121045 Cook Road
    Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
    (313)884-4444

  • Rank: #1919.
    St Peter Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1881
    Grades: PK-82440 N Raucholz Road
    Hemlock, MI 48626
    (989)642-5659

  • Rank: #20-2220.-22.
    Holy Redeemer Grade School
    Holy Redeemer Grade School Photo - Holy Redeemer Grade School, Detroit, MI
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1882
    Grades: K-81711 Junction St
    Detroit, MI 48209
    (313)841-5230

  • Rank: #20-2220.-22.
    Muskegan Christian School
    Muskegan Christian School Photo
    (Calvinist)
    Founding Date: 1882
    Grades: PK-61220 Eastgate St
    Muskegon, MI 49442
    (231)773-3221

  • Rank: #20-2220.-22.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    Trinity Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1882
    Grades: PK-845160 Van Dyke Avenue
    Utica, MI 48317
    (586)731-4990

  • Rank: #23-2423.-24.
    St. John Ev. Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1885
    Grades: PK-87379 Berne Rd
    Pigeon, MI 48755
    (989)453-2861

  • Rank: #23-2423.-24.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1885
    Grades: PK-8980 Huntington
    Clinton Township, MI 48036
    (586)468-8511

  • Rank: #2525.
    St Paul Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1886
    Grades: PK-8718 Arbor Ct
    South Haven, MI 49090
    (269)637-4459

  • Rank: #2626.
    St. Mary Star Of The Sea School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1889
    Grades: PK-6116 E Wesley St
    Jackson, MI 49201
    (517)784-8811

  • Rank: #2727.
    St Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1897
    Grades: PK-8927 Marion Ave
    Big Rapids, MI 49307
    (231)796-6731

  • Rank: #2828.
    St Mary's Assumption School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1900
    Grades: PK-8204 Albers Rd
    Bronson, MI 49028
    (517)369-4625

  • Rank: #29-3029.-30.
    Holland Christian High School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1901
    Grades: 9-12950 Ottawa Ave
    Holland, MI 49423
    (616)820-2905

  • Rank: #29-3029.-30.
    South Side Christian School
    (Calvinist)
    Founding Date: 1901
    Grades: PK-2913 Pine Ave
    Holland, MI 49423
    (616)820-3535

  • Rank: #3131.
    St. Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1902
    Grades: K-8718 W Main St
    Owosso, MI 48867
    (989)725-7766

  • Rank: #32-3332.-33.
    Grand Rapids Seventh-day Adventist Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1904
    Grades: K-121151 Oakleigh Road NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    (616)791-9797

  • Rank: #32-3332.-33.
    Ss Peter & Paul Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1904
    Grades: PK-8317 Baldie St
    Ionia, MI 48846
    (616)527-3561

  • Rank: #34-3734.-37.
    Bethel Lutheran School
    (Other Lutheran)
    Founding Date: 1906
    Grades: NS-8749 N Pine Road
    Bay City, MI 48708
    (989)892-4508

  • Rank: #34-3734.-37.
    Catholic Central High School
    Catholic Central High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1906
    Grades: 9-12319 Sheldon Blvd SE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616)233-5800

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