Oldest Private Preschools in Mississippi

All Schools
(58)
All Schools
(58)
 
High Schools
(37)
High Schools
(37)
 
Elementary Schools
(52)
Elementary Schools
(52)
 
Preschools
(50)
Preschools
(50)
 
The average private preschool in Mississippi was founded around 1970 (2021).
The oldest private preschool in Mississippi is Cathedral School, founded in 1847.
The oldest private preschools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Preschools in Mississippi (2021)

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

  • Rank: #44.
    St. Alphonsus School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1883
    Grades: PK-6504 Jackson Ave
    Ocean Springs, MS 39564
    (228) 875-5329

  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-85150 Tchulahoma Road
    Southaven, MS 38671
    (662) 349-0900

  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    St. Andrews Episcopal School
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-124120 Old Canton Road
    Jackson, MS 39216
    (601) 987-9300

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Coast Episcopal School
    Coast Episcopal School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1950
    Grades: NS-85065 Espy Ave
    Long Beach, MS 39560
    (228) 452-9442

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    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: #99.
    Jackson Academy
    Jackson Academy Photo
    Founding Date: 1959
    Grades: PK-124908 Ridgewood Road
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 364-5761

  • Rank: #1010.
    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: #11-1211.- 12.
    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: #11-1211.- 12.
    St. James School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: PK-6603 West Avenue
    Gulfport, MS 39507
    (228) 896-6631

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    D.b.a. Tunica Academy
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1964
    Grades: PK-12584 Academy Drive
    Tunica, MS 38676
    (662) 363-1051

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    Lamar School
    Founding Date: 1964
    Grades: PK-12544 Lindley Rd
    Meridian, MS 39305
    (601) 482-1345

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Canton Academy
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1965
    Grades: PK-121 Nancy Drive
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601) 859-5231

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    First Presbyterian Day School
    (Presbyterian)
    Founding Date: 1965
    Grades: PK-61390 N State St
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 355-1731

  • Rank: #1717. Founding Date: 1967
    Grades: PK-121144 E Gallman Rd
    Gallman, MS 39077
    (601) 892-3770

  • Rank: #1818.
    Grace Baptist Academy
    Grace Baptist Academy Photo
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1968
    Grades: PK-123707 Bienville Blvd
    Ocean Springs, MS 39564
    (228) 875-2093

  • Rank: #19-2119.- 21.
    Bayou Academy
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-121291 Crosby Rd
    Cleveland, MS 38732
    (662) 843-3708

  • Rank: #19-2119.- 21.
    Mt. Salus Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-121580 Clinton-Raymond Rd.
    Clinton, MS 39056
    (601) 924-5863

  • Rank: #19-2119.- 21.
    Starkville Academy
    Starkville Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1969
    Grades: PK-12505 Academy Rd
    Starkville, MS 39759
    (662) 323-7814

  • Rank: #22-2422.- 24.
    Beth Israel Early Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1970
    Grades: NS5315 Old Canton Rd
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 956-6216

  • Rank: #22-2422.- 24.
    Central Hinds Academy
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1970
    Grades: PK-122894 Raymond Bolton Rd
    Raymond, MS 39154
    (601) 857-5568

  • Rank: #22-2422.- 24.
    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: #25-2625.- 26. Founding Date: 1971
    Grades: PK-1212200 Dedeaux Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-4585

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Hillcrest Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1971
    Grades: PK-124060 S Siwell Rd
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 372-0149

  • Rank: #2727.
    Temple Christian Academy
    Temple Christian Academy Photo
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1974
    Grades: PK-1214190 Dedeaux Road
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-4504

  • Rank: #2828.
    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: #2929.
    Trinity Preschool
    Trinity Preschool Photo
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Founding Date: 1977
    Grades: PK-K5301 Old Canton Rd
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 956-3736

  • Rank: #3030.
    Dedeaux KinderCare
    Dedeaux KinderCare Photo - Dedeaux KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1979
    Grades: NS-PK15267 Dedeaux Rd
    Gulfport, MS 39503
    (228) 832-3123

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    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: #31-3231.- 32.
    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

  • Rank: #3333.
    Faith Presbyterian Kindergarte
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Founding Date: 1981
    Grades: PK-K400 Magee Drive Suite Fpk
    Brookhaven, MS 39601
    (601) 833-0098

  • Rank: #3434. Founding Date: 1984
    Grades: PK-8200 OUS Drive
    Oxford, MS 38655
    (662) 234-2200

  • Rank: #3535.
    Cedar Lake Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1985
    Grades: PK-1211555 Cedar Lake Road
    Biloxi, MS 39532
    (228) 392-6279

Recent Articles
Marketing the small private school can be done affordably and effectively. We suggest five easy steps to make that happen.
Solid parent-teacher relationships have always been an important part of K-12 education. During this interminable pandemic, parent-teacher relationships have become even more important.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed schools profoundly. It has affected teaching and activities. We look at these changes and how they impact our lives.