Oldest Private Schools in Minnesota

The average private school in Minnesota was founded around 1960 (2021-22).
The oldest private school in Minnesota is St. Croix Catholic School, founded in 1856.

Oldest Private Schools in Minnesota (2021-22)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
St. Croix Catholic School
St. Croix Catholic School Photo - Come visit us and experience the opportunities that await each child and truly each family!
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1856
Grades: NS-8
621 3rd St S
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 439-5581
Rank: #22.
St. John's Preparatory School
St. John's Preparatory School Photo - All school photo in front of the world-renowned Saint John's Abbey Church.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1857
Grades: 6-12
2280 Watertower Road
Collegeville, MN 56321
(320) 363-3319
Rank: #33.
Shattuck-St. Mary's School
Shattuck-St. Mary's School Photo - The Whitney Arch welcomes visitors to the upper school campus
Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1858
Grades: 6-12
1000 Shumway Avenue
Faribault, MN 55021
(800) 421-2724
Rank: #44.
Trinity First Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1859
Grades: PK-8
1115 E 19th St
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 871-2353
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Emanuel Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1860
Grades: PK-8
18155 County Road 50
Hamburg, MN 55339
(952) 467-2780
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
St. Josephs School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1860
Grades: PK-8
41 E 1st St
Waconia, MN 55387
(952) 442-4500
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Immanuel Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1864
Grades: PK-8
50605 478th St
Courtland, MN 56021
(507) 359-2534
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
St. John's Lutheran School
St. John's Lutheran School Photo - East entrance
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1864
Grades: PK-8
9141 County Road 101
Hamel, MN 55340
(763) 420-2426
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Bethlehem Academy
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1865
Grades: 7-12
105 3rd Ave SW
Faribault, MN 55021
(507) 334-3948
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
St. Hubert Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1865
Grades: PK-8
8201 Main Street
Chanhassen, MN 55317
(952) 934-6003
Rank: #1111.
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1866
Grades: PK-8
160 Williams St
Lewiston, MN 55952
(507) 523-2508
Rank: #1212.
Immanuel Lutheran School
(Other Lutheran)
Founding Date: 1867
Grades: K-12
421 N 2nd St
Mankato, MN 56001
(351) 345-3027
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
St. John The Baptist
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1868
Grades: NS-6
215 Broadway St N
Jordan, MN 55352
(952) 492-2030
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Trinity Lutheran School
Trinity Lutheran School Photo - The sun sets at Trinity Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1868
Grades: PK-8
425 6th St.
Nicollet, MN 56074
(507) 232-3938
Rank: #1515.
Cretin Derham Hall
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1871
Grades: 9-12
550 Albert St S
Saint Paul, MN 55116
(651) 690-2443
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
New Ulm Area Catholic Schools
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1872
Grades: K-12
514 North Washington Street
New Ulm, MN 56073
(507) 354-2719
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
St. Felix School
St. Felix School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1872
Grades: PK-6
130 East Third Street
Wabasha, MN 55981
(651) 565-4447
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
St. Pauls Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1872
Grades: PK-8
510 West Adams St.
Arlington, MN 55307
(507) 964-2397
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Visitation School
Visitation School Photo - Middle School students escort Lower Schoolers to the school opening flag raising in September.
(Roman Catholic)
(5)
Founding Date: 1873
Grades: PK-12
2455 Visitation Drive
Saint Paul, MN 55120
(651) 683-1700
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Zion Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(4)
Founding Date: 1873
Grades: PK-8
14735 County Road 153
Cologne, MN 55322
(952) 466-3379
Rank: #2121.
Rochester Central Lutheran School
Rochester Central Lutheran School Photo - RCLS produces well-rounded students with a strong work ethic, a sense for their strengths, and an ability to lead themselves and others inside and outside the classroom.
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(7)
Founding Date: 1875
Grades: NS-8
2619 9th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 289-3267
Rank: #2222.
St. Johns Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1876
Grades: PK-8
245 S Line St
Wykoff, MN 55990
(507) 352-4671
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Academy Of Holy Angels
Academy Of Holy Angels Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1877
Grades: 9-12
6600 Nicollet Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55423
(612) 798-2600
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Lourdes High School
Lourdes High School Photo - Lourdes High School Campus
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1877
Grades: 9-12
2800 19th Street NW
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 289-3991
Rank: #2525.
St. Wenceslaus Catholic School
St. Wenceslaus Catholic School Photo - St. Wenceslaus School, New Prague, MN - South Entrance
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1878
Grades: PK-8
227 Main Street E
New Prague, MN 56071
(952) 758-3133
Rank: #2626.
Immanuel Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1881
Grades: PK-8
417 High Ave
Gaylord, MN 55334
(507) 237-2804
Rank: #27 - 3027. - 30.
Crown Christian School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1883
Grades: PK-8
7515 269th Ave Nw
Saint Francis, MN 55070
(763) 856-2099
Rank: #27 - 3027. - 30.
Holy Trinity School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1883
Grades: PK-12
110 Winsted Ave W
Winsted, MN 55395
(320) 485-2182
Rank: #27 - 3027. - 30.
St. Mary's Catholic School K-12
St. Mary's Catholic School K-12 Photo - St. Mary's Catholic School in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota www.sesmschool.com
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1883
Grades: PK-12
104 Saint Marys St Nw
Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
(507) 794-6141
Rank: #27 - 3027. - 30.
Trinity Lone Oak Lutheran School
Trinity Lone Oak Lutheran School Photo - Established and Excelling
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1883
Grades: NS-8
2950 Highway 55
Saint Paul, MN 55121
(651) 454-1139
Rank: #3131.
First Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1884
Grades: PK-8
1015 14th St E
Glencoe, MN 55336
(320) 864-3317
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
St. Paul's Lutheran School
St. Paul's Lutheran School Photo - The main entrance at St. Paul's Lutheran School in New Ulm, MN.
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1885
Grades: PK-8
126 S Payne Street
New Ulm, MN 56073
(507) 354-2329
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Saint Thomas Academy
Saint Thomas Academy Photo
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1885
Grades: 6-12
949 Mendota Heights Road
Saint Paul, MN 55120
(651) 683-1516
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Breck School
(Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1886
Grades: PK-12
123 Ottawa Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55422
(763) 381-8217
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Most Holy Redeemer School
Most Holy Redeemer School Photo - Promoting HRS during annual Kolacky Days Celebration in Montgomery.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1886
Grades: PK-8
205 Vine Avenue W
Montgomery, MN 56069
(507) 364-7383
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