Oldest Private Schools in Mississippi

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  • The average private school in Mississippi was founded around 1966 (2020-21).
  • The oldest private school in Mississippi is Cathedral School, founded in 1847.
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Schools in Mississippi (2020-21)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Cathedral School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1847
    Grades: PK-12701 N Dr Ml King Jr St
    Natchez, MS 39120
    (601) 442-2531

  • Rank: #22.
    Saint Stanislaus College
    Saint Stanislaus College Photo - Saint Stanislaus
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1854
    Grades: 7-12304 S. Beach Blvd.
    Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
    (228) 467-9057

  • Rank: #33.
    Vicksburg Catholic School
    Vicksburg Catholic School Photo - St. Aloysius offers a college preparatory curriculum. Honors and Advanced Placement classes are offered in certain subjects, as well as several dual credit courses. St. Aloysius fields eighteen athletic teams in twelve different sports. Service, academic, and leadership clubs, honor societies, marching band, retreat team and more provide abundant extracurricular opportunities.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1860
    Grades: PK-121900 Grove Street
    Vicksburg, MS 39183
    (601) 636-2256

  • Rank: #44.
    St Joseph Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1870
    Grades: 7-12308 New Mannsdale Rd
    Madison, MS 39110
    (601) 898-4800

  • Rank: #55. Founding Date: 1882
    Grades: PK-63704 Quinn Dr
    Pascagoula, MS 39581
    (228) 762-3353

  • Rank: #66.
    St Alphonsus School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1883
    Grades: PK-6504 Jackson Ave
    Ocean Springs, MS 39564
    (228) 875-5329

  • Rank: #77.
    French Camp Academy
    French Camp Academy Photo - French Camp Academy offers a variety of experiences and educational opportunities.
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1885
    Grades: 7-12One Fine Place
    French Camp, MS 39745
    (662) 547-6113

  • Rank: #88.
    Holy Child Jesus School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1946
    Grades: K-2315 Garrett St
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601) 859-4168

  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-85150 Tchulahoma Road
    Southaven, MS 38671
    (662) 349-0900

  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    St. Andrews Episcopal School
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-124120 Old Canton Road
    Jackson, MS 39216
    (601) 987-9300

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Coast Episcopal School
    Coast Episcopal School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1950
    Grades: NS-85065 Espy Ave
    Long Beach, MS 39560
    (228) 452-9442

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    St Johns Day School
    St Johns Day School Photo - We love SJDS!
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1950
    Grades: PK-6520 N 5th Ave
    Laurel, MS 39440
    (601) 428-4350

  • Rank: #1313.
    Jackson Academy
    Jackson Academy Photo
    Founding Date: 1959
    Grades: PK-124908 Ridgewood Road
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 364-5761

  • Rank: #1414.
    Central Baptist School
    Central Baptist School Photo
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1962
    Grades: PK-1235 P D Freeman Rd
    Hattiesburg, MS 39401
    (601) 544-0161

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Annunciation Catholic School
    Annunciation Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: PK-8223 N Browder St
    Columbus, MS 39702
    (662) 328-4479

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    St James School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: PK-6603 West Avenue
    Gulfport, MS 39507
    (228) 896-6631

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    D.b.a. Tunica Academy
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1964
    Grades: PK-12584 Academy Drive
    Tunica, MS 38676
    (662) 363-1051

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Lamar School
    Founding Date: 1964
    Grades: PK-12544 Lindley Rd
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 482-1345

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Canton Academy
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1965
    Grades: PK-121 Nancy Drive
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601) 859-5231

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    First Presbyterian Day School
    (Presbyterian)
    Founding Date: 1965
    Grades: PK-61390 N State St
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 355-1731

  • Rank: #2121. Founding Date: 1967
    Grades: PK-121144 E Gallman Rd
    Gallman, MS 39077
    (601) 892-3770

  • Rank: #2222.
    Grace Baptist Academy
    Grace Baptist Academy Photo
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1968
    Grades: PK-123707 Bienville Blvd
    Ocean Springs, MS 39564
    (228) 875-2093

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.
    Bayou Academy
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-121291 Crosby Rd
    Cleveland, MS 38732
    (662) 843-3708

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.
    Mt. Salus Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-121580 Clinton-Raymond Rd.
    Clinton, MS 39056
    (601) 924-5863

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.
    Starkville Academy
    Starkville Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-12505 Academy Rd
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 323-7814

  • Rank: #26-2826.- 28.
    Beth Israel Early Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1970
    Grades: NS5315 Old Canton Rd
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 956-6216

  • Rank: #26-2826.- 28.
    Central Hinds Academy
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1970
    Grades: PK-122894 Raymond Bolton Rd
    Raymond, MS 39154
    (601) 857-5568

  • Rank: #26-2826.- 28.
    Sylva Bay Academy
    Sylva Bay Academy Photo - SBA Stadium
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1970
    Grades: PK-1217 Hwy 531
    Bay Springs, MS 39422
    (601) 764-2157

  • Rank: #2929. Founding Date: 1971
    Grades: PK-1212200 Dedeaux Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-4585

  • Rank: #3030.
    Temple Christian Academy
    Temple Christian Academy Photo
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1974
    Grades: PK-1214190 Dedeaux Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-4504

  • Rank: #3131.
    Columbus Christian Academy
    Columbus Christian Academy Photo - National Honor Society Induction Ceremony
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1975
    Grades: NS-126405 Military Rd
    Steens, MS 39766
    (662) 328-7888

  • Rank: #3232.
    Trinity Preschool
    Trinity Preschool Photo
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Founding Date: 1977
    Grades: PK-K5301 Old Canton Rd
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 956-3736

  • Rank: #3333.
    Dedeaux KinderCare
    Dedeaux KinderCare Photo - Dedeaux KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1979
    Grades: NS-PK15267 Dedeaux Rd
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-3123

  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Meridian KinderCare
    Meridian KinderCare Photo - Wonderful hands-on Science center! Meet Donatello the the Pre-School Class Turtle! Cowabunga!
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1980
    Grades: NS-PK4706 Broadmoor Dr
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 485-8166

  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Victory Chrisitian Academy
    Victory Chrisitian Academy Photo - Victory Christian AcademyEstablished 1980
    (Pentecostal)
    Founding Date: 1980
    Grades: PK-12116 N Denton Rd
    New Albany, MS 38652
    (662) 534-9013

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