Oldest Private Schools in Missouri

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  • The average private school in Missouri was founded around 1960 (2019-20).
  • 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 (2019-20)

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

  • Rank: #22.
    St. John School
    St. John School Photo - Modern, interactive education in a warm, comfortable environment.
    (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: PK-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 Marys High School Bundschu Memorial
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1853
    Grades: 9-12622 N Main St
    Independence, MO 64050
    (816)252-8733

  • Rank: #1212.
    St Ann Catholic School
    St Ann Catholic School Photo - St. Ann Catholic School in the fall colors.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1855
    Grades: K-87532 Natural Bridge Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63121
    (314)381-0113

  • Rank: #1313. Founding Date: 1859
    Grades: PK-12101 N Warson Road
    Saint Louis, MO 63124
    (314)995-7367

  • Rank: #1414.
    All Saints School
    All Saints School Photo - Grandparents and students celebrate together at Mass.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1862
    Grades: PK-85 Mcmenamy Rd
    Saint Peters, MO 63376
    (636)397-1440

  • Rank: #1515.
    Sacred Heart Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1866
    Grades: 1-8501 Saint Louis Street
    Florissant, MO 63031
    (314)831-3372

  • Rank: #1616.
    St Paul Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1874
    Grades: PK-8608 E Columbia St
    Farmington, MO 63640
    (573)756-5147

  • Rank: #17-1817.-18.
    St. Vincent de Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1875
    Grades: PK-813495 S Highway 94
    Marthasville, MO 63357
    (636)433-2466

  • Rank: #17-1817.-18.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1875
    Grades: PK-8218 North Main Street
    Freistatt, MO 65654
    (417)235-5931

  • Rank: #19-2019.-20.
    Immanuel Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1880
    Grades: NS-8632 E Hwy N
    Wentzville, MO 63385
    (636)639-9887

  • Rank: #19-2019.-20. Founding Date: 1880
    Grades: 9-121880 Washington Ave
    Lexington, MO 64067
    (660)259-2221

  • Rank: #21-2221.-22.
    Saint Paul Lutheran High School
    Saint Paul Lutheran High School Photo - Arial picture of the campus of Saint Paul Lutheran High School.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1883
    Grades: 9-12205 S. Main Street
    Concordia, MO 64020
    (660)463-2238

  • Rank: #21-2221.-22.
    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: #23-2423.-24.
    Barstow School
    Founding Date: 1884
    Grades: NS-1211511 State Line Rd
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816)942-4054

  • Rank: #23-2423.-24.
    The Barstow School
    Founding Date: 1884
    Grades: NS-1211511 State Line
    Kansas City, MO 64114
    (816)942-3255

  • Rank: #2525.
    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: #2626.
    Visitation Inter-parish School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1890
    Grades: K-8105 North Coffey Street
    Vienna, MO 65582
    (573)422-3375

  • Rank: #2727.
    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: #2828.
    St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1897
    Grades: PK-8501 Ste Genevieve Avenue
    Farmington, MO 63640
    (573)756-6312

  • Rank: #2929.
    Principia School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1898
    Grades: PK-1213201 Clayton Rd
    Saint Louis, MO 63131
    (314)434-2100

  • Rank: #3030.
    Cathedral School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1901
    Grades: PK-8518 N 11th St
    Saint Joseph, MO 64501
    (816)232-8486

  • Rank: #3131.
    St James The Greater School
    St James The Greater School Photo - A new playground structure has been installed for the 2012-13 school year.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1902
    Grades: PK-81360 Tamm Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63139
    (314)647-5244

  • Rank: #3232.
    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: #3333.
    St Mary Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1905
    Grades: PK-5330 North Main Street
    Nevada, MO 64772
    (417)667-7517

  • Rank: #34-3634.-36.
    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: #34-3634.-36. Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: NS-12400 W 51st St
    Kansas City, MO 64112
    (816)936-1200

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