Oldest Private Schools in Missouri

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  • The average private school in Missouri was founded around 1961 (2020).
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The oldest private school in Missouri is Academy Of The Sacred Heart, founded in 1818.

Oldest Private Schools in Missouri (2020)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Academy Of The Sacred Heart
    Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1818
    Grades: PK-8619 N 2nd St
    Saint Charles, MO 63301
    (636)946-6127

  • Rank: #22.
    St. John School: A Personalized Learning Academy
    St. John School: A Personalized Learning Academy Photo - Cultivating the confident learners and leaders our world is hungry for
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1821
    Grades: NS-815800 Manchester Road
    Ballwin, MO 63011
    (636)779-2325

  • Rank: #33.
    Visitation Academy Of St Louis
    Visitation Academy Of St Louis Photo - "A School for Life"
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1833
    Grades: PK-123020 North Ballas Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63131
    (314)625-9103

  • Rank: #44.
    Ecc-childhaven
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1834
    Grades: K-12330 N Gore Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63119
    (314)919-4700

  • Rank: #55.
    Immanuel Lutheran School - Olivette
    Immanuel Lutheran School - Olivette Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1844
    Grades: NS-89733 Olive Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63132
    (314)993-5004

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    St. Johns Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1848
    Grades: PK-83511 Jeffco Blvd
    Arnold, MO 63010
    (636)464-7303

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    St. Peter Catholic School
    St. Peter Catholic School Photo - STEM field trip to Six Flags with our 7th and 8th grade
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1848
    Grades: K-8222 Jackson St
    Saint Charles, MO 63301
    (636)947-9669

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Ursuline Academy
    Ursuline Academy Photo - Ursuline Academy of St. Louis, Missouri, established in 1848.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1848
    Grades: 9-12341 S Sappington Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63122
    (314)984-2800

  • Rank: #99.
    St Paul's Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1849
    Grades: PK-81300 N Ballas Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63131
    (314)822-2771

  • Rank: #1010.
    Christian Brothers College High School
    Christian Brothers College High School Photo
    All-boys (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1850
    Grades: 9-121850 De La Salle Dr
    Saint Louis, MO 63141
    (314)985-6095

  • Rank: #1111.
    St Ann Catholic School
    St Ann Catholic School Photo - Students using the dedicated science lab at St. Ann Catholic School.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1855
    Grades: K-87532 Natural Bridge Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63121
    (314)381-0113

  • Rank: #1212. Founding Date: 1859
    Grades: PK-12101 N Warson Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63124
    (314)995-7367

  • Rank: #1313.
    All Saints School
    All Saints School Photo - Grandparents and students celebrate together at Mass.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1862
    Grades: NS-85 Mcmenamy Rd
    Saint Peters, MO 63376
    (636)397-1440

  • Rank: #1414.
    Sacred Heart Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1866
    Grades: 1-8501 Saint Louis Street
    Florissant, MO 63031
    (314)831-3372

  • Rank: #1515.
    St Paul Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1874
    Grades: PK-8608 E Columbia St
    Farmington, MO 63640
    (573)756-5147

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    St. Vincent de Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1875
    Grades: PK-813495 S Highway 94
    Marthasville, MO 63357
    (636)433-2466

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1875
    Grades: PK-8218 North Main Street
    Freistatt, MO 65654
    (417)235-5931

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Immanuel Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1880
    Grades: NS-8632 E Hwy N
    Wentzville, MO 63385
    (636)639-9887

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19. Founding Date: 1880
    Grades: 9-121880 Washington Ave
    Lexington, MO 64067
    (660)259-2221

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Saint Paul Lutheran High School
    Saint Paul Lutheran High School Photo - Row of trees facing the Saint Paul victory bell and in the background you see the Fine Arts building. The Fine Arts building houses art, music, choir, sociology and government.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1883
    Grades: 9-12205 S. Main Street
    Concordia, MO 64020
    (660)463-2238

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    St Paul's Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1883
    Grades: PK-8407 S. Main St.
    Concordia, MO 64020
    (660)463-7654

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    The Barstow School
    Founding Date: 1884
    Grades: NS-1211511 State Line
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816)942-3255

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Barstow School
    Founding Date: 1884
    Grades: NS-1211511 State Line Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816)942-4054

  • Rank: #2424.
    Missouri Military Academy
    Missouri Military Academy Photo - Missouri Military Academy develops cadets who are of sound moral character, who have self-disciplined to strive for and achieve their goals and who are academically prepared to attend college.
    All-boys | Military School
    Founding Date: 1889
    Grades: 7-12204 N Grand St
    Mexico, MO 65265
    (573)581-1776

  • Rank: #2525.
    Visitation Inter-parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1890
    Grades: K-8105 North Coffey Street
    Vienna, MO 65582
    (573)422-3375

  • Rank: #2626.
    St. Joseph Catholic Academy
    St. Joseph Catholic Academy Photo - Our Montessori Preschool offers 3 and 4 year olds the opportunity, under the watchful eye of a certified Montessori Instructor, to work at their own pace toward important developmental milestones while building academic and social skills.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1892
    Grades: PK-8515 W Scott Street
    Springfield, MO 65802
    (417)866-0667

  • Rank: #2727.
    St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1897
    Grades: PK-8501 Ste Genevieve Avenue
    Farmington, MO 63640
    (573)756-6312

  • Rank: #2828.
    Principia School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1898
    Grades: PK-1213201 Clayton Rd
    Saint Louis, MO 63131
    (314)434-2100

  • Rank: #2929.
    Cathedral School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1901
    Grades: PK-8518 N 11th St
    Saint Joseph, MO 64501
    (816)232-8486

  • Rank: #3030.
    St James The Greater School
    St James The Greater School Photo - St. James has a spacious dedicated Library for reading, research, & study.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1902
    Grades: PK-81360 Tamm Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63139
    (314)647-5244

  • Rank: #3131.
    Prescott SDA School
    Prescott SDA School Photo - Prescott SDA Elementary School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1903
    Grades: K-81405 Weisenborn Rd
    Saint Joseph, MO 64507
    (816)866-3041

  • Rank: #3232.
    St Mary Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1905
    Grades: PK-5330 North Main Street
    Nevada, MO 64772
    (417)667-7517

  • Rank: #33-3533.- 35.
    Chaminade College Prep School
    Chaminade College Prep School Photo - 2015 Senior House Captains
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: 6-12425 S. Lindbergh Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63131
    (314)993-4400

  • Rank: #33-3533.- 35. Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: NS-12400 W 51st St
    Kansas City, MO 64112
    (816)936-1200

  • Rank: #33-3533.- 35.
    Rockhurst High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: 9-129301 State Line Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816)363-2036

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