Oldest Private Preschools in Minnesota

The average private preschool in Minnesota was founded around 1962 (2021).
The oldest private preschool in Minnesota is St. Croix Catholic School, founded in 1856. The oldest private preschools are listed below.

Oldest Private Preschools in Minnesota (2021)

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)
Founding Date: 1856
Grades: NS-8
621 3rd St S
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 439-5581
Rank: #22.
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: #3 - 43. - 4.
Emanuel Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1860
Grades: PK-8
18155 County Road 50
Hamburg, MN 55339
(952) 467-2780
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
St. Josephs School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1860
Grades: PK-8
41 E 1st St
Waconia, MN 55387
(952) 442-4500
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Immanuel Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1864
Grades: PK-8
50605 478th St
Courtland, MN 56021
(507) 359-2534
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
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: #77.
St. Hubert Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1865
Grades: PK-8
8201 Main Street
Chanhassen, MN 55317
(952) 934-6003
Rank: #88.
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: #9 - 109. - 10.
St. John The Baptist
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1868
Grades: NS-6
215 Broadway St N
Jordan, MN 55352
(952) 492-2030
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
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: #11 - 1211. - 12.
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: #11 - 1211. - 12.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #1616.
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: #1717.
Immanuel Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1881
Grades: PK-8
471 High Ave
Gaylord, MN 55334
(507) 237-2804
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
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: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Holy Trinity School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1883
Grades: PK-12
110 Winsted Ave W
Winsted, MN 55395
(320) 485-2182
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
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)
Founding Date: 1883
Grades: PK-12
104 Saint Marys St Nw
Sleepy Eye, MN 56085
(507) 794-6141
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
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: #2222.
First Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1884
Grades: PK-8
1015 14th St E
Glencoe, MN 55336
(320) 864-3317
Rank: #2323.
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: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Breck School
(Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1886
Grades: PK-12
123 Ottawa Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55422
(763) 381-8217
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
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
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Saint Agnes School
Saint Agnes School Photo - Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the sacramental life, our school seeks to instill in students a desire to know, love and serve God in this life and the next.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1888
Grades: NS-12
530 Lafond Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55103
(651) 925-8700
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic School
St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic School Photo - 2013 Ride for a Reason Marathon
(Roman Catholic)
(10)
Founding Date: 1888
Grades: PK-6
235 Second Street South
Delano, MN 55328
(763) 972-2528
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Trinity Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1890
Grades: PK-8
501 N Main St
Janesville, MN 56048
(507) 231-6646
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Zion Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1890
Grades: PK-8
300 Lake St
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 763-4842
Rank: #3030.
St. Pauls Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1893
Grades: PK-8
315 9th St S
Saint James, MN 56081
(507) 375-3809
Rank: #3131.
St. Paul Lutheran School
St. Paul Lutheran School Photo - Jubilate Choir singing at the VFW Veterans' Rememberance Day on Sept. 11th.
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1895
Grades: PK-8
201 Oxford Street
Fairmont, MN 56031
(507) 238-9492
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
The Blake School
The Blake School Photo - Students in grades PK-5 attend school at Blake's Highcroft campus in Wayzata.
Founding Date: 1900
Grades: PK-12
301 Peavey Lane
Wayzata, MN 55391
(952) 988-3420
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
The Blake School
The Blake School Photo - Educators at the Middle School, located on Blake's Hopkins campus, help some 340 students continue to thrive as they enter adolescence.
Founding Date: 1900
Grades: PK-12
110 Blake Road S
Hopkins, MN 55343
(952) 988-3420
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Founding Date: 1900
Grades: PK-12
511 Kenwood Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(952) 988-3420
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Holy Cross School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1904
Grades: PK-6
10672 County Road 8
Kimball, MN 55353
(320) 398-7885
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