Oldest Private Schools in Mississippi

The average private school in Mississippi was founded around 1969 (2024).
The oldest private school in Mississippi is Cathedral School, founded in 1847.
Year Founded Range: 1847 1975 Avg. Year Founded: 1943

Oldest Private Schools in Mississippi (2024)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Cathedral School
Cathedral School Photo
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1847
Grades: PK-12
701 N Dr Martin Luther King Jr St
Natchez, MS 39120
(601) 445-9844
Rank: #22.
Saint Stanislaus High School
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo - Saint Stanislaus
All-boys (Catholic)
Founding Date: 1854
Grades: 7-12
304 S. Beach Blvd.
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
(228) 467-9057
Rank: #33.
Vicksburg Catholic School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1860
Grades: PK-12
1900 Grove St
Vicksburg, MS 39183
(601) 636-2256
Rank: #44.
St. Joseph Catholic School
St. Joseph Catholic School Photo - St. Joseph Catholic School's annual year-long, student-led fundraiser culminates with a dance marathon and celebration of money raised that is donated to Batson Children's Hospital. Since the project began in 2016, endless prayers and over $125,000 has been donated.
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1870
Grades: 7-12
308 New Mannsdale Rd
Madison, MS 39110
(601) 898-4800
Rank: #55.
Founding Date: 1882
Grades: PK-6
3704 Quinn Dr
Pascagoula, MS 39581
(228) 762-7207
Rank: #66.
St. Alphonsus Catholic School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1883
Grades: PK-6
504 Jackson Ave
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
(228) 875-5329
Rank: #77.
French Camp Academy
French Camp Academy Photo
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1885
Grades: 7-12
One Fine Place
French Camp, MS 39745
(662) 547-7233
Rank: #88.
Sacred Heart Catholic High School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1900
Grades: PK-12
510 W Pine St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 583-8683
Rank: #99.
Holy Child Jesus School
(Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1946
Grades: K-2
315 Garrett St
Canton, MS 39046
(601) 859-4168
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Sacred Heart School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1947
Grades: PK-8
5150 Tchulahoma Road
Southaven, MS 38671
(662) 349-0900
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
St. Andrew's Episcopal School
(Episcopal)
(1)
Founding Date: 1947
Grades: NS-12
370 Old Agency Rd
Ridgeland, MS 39157
(601) 853-6000
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
St. Andrews Episcopal School
(Episcopal)
(1)
Founding Date: 1947
Grades: NS-12
4120 Old Canton Road
Jackson, MS 39216
(601) 987-9300
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Coast Episcopal School
Coast Episcopal School Photo
(Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1950
Grades: NS-6
5065 Espy Ave
Long Beach, MS 39560
(228) 452-9442
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
St. Johns Day School
St. Johns Day School Photo - We love SJDS!
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1950
Grades: PK-6
520 N 5th Ave
Laurel, MS 39440
(601) 428-4350
Rank: #1515.
Jackson Academy
Jackson Academy Photo
(2)
Founding Date: 1959
Grades: PK-12
4908 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
(601) 364-5761
Rank: #1616.
Central Baptist School
Central Baptist School Photo
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1962
Grades: PK-12
35 P D Freeman Rd
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 544-0161
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Annunciation Catholic School
Annunciation Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1963
Grades: NS-8
223 N Browder St
Columbus, MS 39702
(662) 328-4479
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
St. James School
(Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1963
Grades: PK-6
603 West Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39507
(228) 896-6631
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
D.b.a. Tunica Academy
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1964
Grades: PK-12
584 Academy Drive
Tunica, MS 38676
(662) 363-1051
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Lamar School
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1964
Grades: PK-12
544 Lindley Rd
Meridian, MS 39305
(601) 482-1345
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Canton Academy
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1965
Grades: PK-12
1 Nancy Drive
Canton, MS 39046
(601) 859-5232
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
First Presbyterian Day School
(Presbyterian)
(4)
Founding Date: 1965
Grades: PK-6
1390 N State St
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 355-1731
Rank: #2323.
Founding Date: 1967
Grades: PK-12
1144 E Gallman Rd
Gallman, MS 39077
(601) 892-3770
Rank: #2424.
Grace Baptist Academy
Grace Baptist Academy Photo
(Baptist)
(3)
Founding Date: 1968
Grades: PK-12
3707 Bienville Blvd
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
(228) 875-2093
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Bayou Academy
Founding Date: 1969
Grades: PK-12
1291 Crosby Rd
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-3708
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Mt. Salus Christian School
(Christian)
(2)
Founding Date: 1969
Grades: PK-12
1580 Clinton-Raymond Rd.
Clinton, MS 39056
(601) 924-5863
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Starkville Academy
Starkville Academy Photo
(Christian)
(2)
Founding Date: 1969
Grades: PK-12
505 Academy Rd
Starkville, MS 39759
(662) 323-7814
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Central Hinds Academy
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1970
Grades: PK-12
2894 Raymond Bolton Rd
Raymond, MS 39154
(601) 857-5568
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Sylva Bay Academy
Sylva Bay Academy Photo - SBA Stadium
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1970
Grades: PK-12
17 Hwy 531
Bay Springs, MS 39422
(601) 764-2157
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Carol L Roberts
Carol L Roberts Photo
(6)
Founding Date: 1971
Grades: PK-12
12200 Dedeaux Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
(228) 832-4585
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Hillcrest Christian School
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1971
Grades: PK-12
4060 S Siwell Rd
Jackson, MS 39212
(601) 372-0149
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
North Delta School
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1971
Grades: PK-12
330 Green Wave Lane
Batesville, MS 38606
(662) 563-4536
Rank: #3333.
Temple Christian Academy
Temple Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(1)
Founding Date: 1974
Grades: PK-12
14190 Dedeaux Road
Gulfport, MS 39503
(228) 832-4504
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Columbus Christian Academy
Columbus Christian Academy Photo - National Honor Society Induction Ceremony
(Baptist)
(1)
Founding Date: 1975
Grades: NS-12
6405 Military Rd
Steens, MS 39766
(662) 328-7888
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Presbyterian Christian School
(Presbyterian)
Founding Date: 1975
Grades: PK-12
103 WSF Tatum Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
(601) 599-7003
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Mississippi average private schools founding year?
The Mississippi average private schools founding year is 1969 for 2024.
What are the private schools with oldest founding year in Mississippi?
The top ranked private schools in Mississippi include Cathedral School, Saint Stanislaus High School and Vicksburg Catholic School.
What is private high school and private elementary school with the oldest founding year in Mississippi?
The private high school with the oldest founding year in Mississippi is Cathedral School, with a year of 1847. The private elementary school with the oldest founding year is Cathedral School, with a year of 1847.

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