Oldest Private Schools in New Hampshire

The average private school in New Hampshire was founded around 1966 (2021).
The oldest private school in New Hampshire is Phillips Exeter Academy, founded in 1781. The oldest private schools are listed below.

Oldest Private Schools in New Hampshire (2021)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Founding Date: 1781
Grades: 9-12
20 Main St
Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 772-4311
Rank: #22.
Kimball Union Academy
Kimball Union Academy Photo
Founding Date: 1813
Grades: 9-12
64 Main Street
Meriden, NH 03770
(603) 469-2100
Rank: #33.
Brewster Academy
Brewster Academy Photo - Brewster Academy boasts strong athletic teams with 14 league titles, 17 New England tournament bids, and two national titles in the past five years.
Founding Date: 1820
Grades: 9-12
80 Academy Drive
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
(603) 569-7200
Rank: #44.
New Hampton School
New Hampton School Photo - A spirited and supportive community.
Founding Date: 1821
Grades: 9-12
70 Main Street
New Hampton, NH 03256
(603) 677-3401
Rank: #55.
Tilton School
Tilton School Photo - Tilton School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school serving students from 9th to 12th grade and postgraduates. Tilton's student body of 250 consists of day students and boarding students from 20 states and 17 countries. Although the Tilton Experience is different for every student, it challenges all students to try new things, learn new skills, and try new things.
(Methodist)
Founding Date: 1845
Grades: 9-12
30 School Street
Tilton, NH 03276
(603) 286-1733
Rank: #66.
Proctor Academy
Proctor Academy Photo - Proctor is academically challenging, yet supportive. You can always arrange for extra help! Relationships between students and teachers are remarkably informal; (you can address your teacher as "Mike" or Sarah"). This builds natural respect and a sense of mutual support.
Founding Date: 1848
Grades: 9-12
204 Main Street
Andover, NH 03216
(603) 735-6210
Rank: #77.
St. Paul's School
St. Paul's School Photo
(Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1856
Grades: 9-12
325 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 229-4700
Rank: #88.
Mt. St Mary Academy
Mt. St Mary Academy Photo - Mount Saint Mary Academy, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy
(Roman Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1858
Grades: PK-8
2291 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03104
(603) 623-3155
Rank: #99.
Saint Patrick Academy
Saint Patrick Academy Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1868
Grades: NS-8
315 Banfield Road
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-0739
Rank: #1010.
Holderness School
Holderness School Photo
(Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1879
Grades: 9-12
33 Chapel Lane
Plymouth, NH 03264
(603) 536-1747
Rank: #1111.
White Mountain School
White Mountain School Photo - Is the classroom the only place in which to learn? We don't think so. WMS Students immerse themselves in a week-long, off-campus Field Course each semester. These unique experiences allow in-depth, academic exploration of a specific topic in an authentic setting. Each Course provides an incomparable opportunity for students to explore and develop interests and passions beyond the classroom.
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Founding Date: 1886
Grades: 9-12
371 West Farm Road
Bethlehem, NH 03574
(603) 444-2928
Rank: #1212.
St. John Regional School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1888
Grades: PK-8
61 S State St
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-3222
Rank: #1313.
St. Anthony School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1904
Grades: PK-6
148 Belmont St
Manchester, NH 03103
(603) 622-0414
Rank: #1414.
Infant Jesus School
Infant Jesus School Photo - Beautiful gardens at the entrance to Infant Jesus School
(Roman Catholic)
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Founding Date: 1909
Grades: NS-6
3 Crown St
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 889-2649
Rank: #1515.
Wolfeboro Camp School
Wolfeboro Camp School Photo - Wolfeboro offers an excellent academic program for Middle, Upper, and ESL students. Guided by dedicated and seasoned private school faculty, the Wolfeboro curriculum includes additional emphasis on pre-prep goals, pre-college goals, and intensive ESL courses.
Special Program Emphasis
Founding Date: 1910
Grades: 5-12
93 Camp School Road
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
(603) 569-3451
Rank: #1616.
St. Joseph Regional Jr High School
St. Joseph Regional Jr High School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1924
Grades: 7-8
148 Belmont St.
Manchester, NH 03103
(603) 624-4811
Rank: #1717.
Presentation Of Mary Academy
Presentation Of Mary Academy Photo - Presentation of Mary Choir Preparing for Performance at Carnegie Hall.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1926
Grades: PK-8
182 Lowell Rd
Hudson, NH 03051
(603) 889-6054
Rank: #1818.
Dublin School
Dublin School Photo
Founding Date: 1935
Grades: 9-12
18 Lehmann Way
Dublin, NH 03444
(603) 563-8584
Rank: #1919.
High Mowing School
High Mowing School Photo - The only International Waldorf boarding & day school in North America, High Mowing welcomes students from across the globe. Explore our 300-acre classroom. Become a citizen of the world, a steward of the land with a global perspective. Join us, get connected.
Special Program Emphasis
Founding Date: 1942
Grades: 9-12
222 Isaac Frye Hwy
Wilton, NH 03086
(603) 654-2391
Rank: #2020.
Cardigan Mountain School
Cardigan Mountain School Photo - The Kenly Dining Hall opened in spring 2013.
All-boys
Founding Date: 1945
Grades: 6-9
62 Alumni Drive
Canaan, NH 03741
(603) 523-3527
Rank: #2121.
Hampshire Country School
Hampshire Country School Photo - Island Pond is regularly used for canoeing and fishing.
All-boys
Founding Date: 1948
Grades: 3-10
28 Patey Circle
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 899-3325
Rank: #2222.
St. Christopher School
St. Christopher School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1952
Grades: PK-6
20 Cushing Ave
Nashua, NH 03064
(603) 882-7442
Rank: #2323.
Crotched Mountain School
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1953
Grades: K-12
1 Verney Drive
Greenfield, NH 03047
(603) 547-1894
Rank: #2424.
Trinity Christian School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1955
Grades: NS-8
100 Maple Ave
Keene, NH 03431
(603) 352-9403
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
St. Joseph Regional Catholic School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1959
Grades: PK-8
40 Main St
Salem, NH 03079
(603) 893-6811
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
White Wing School
White Wing School Photo - 100th Day of School Artwork
Daycare / Preschool
Founding Date: 1959
Grades: PK-K
58 Lowell St
Nashua, NH 03064
(603) 882-1041
Rank: #2727.
St. Thomas Aquinas High School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1960
Grades: 9-12
197 Dover Point Rd
Dover, NH 03820
(603) 742-3206
Rank: #2828.
Pioneer Junior Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1961
Grades: 1-8
13 Mount Gilboa Rd
Westmoreland, NH 03467
(603) 399-4803
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Bishop Brady High School
Bishop Brady High School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1963
Grades: 9-12
25 Columbus Ave
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 224-7419
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Bishop Guertin High School
Bishop Guertin High School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1963
Grades: 9-12
194 Lund Road
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 889-4107
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
The Derryfield School
Founding Date: 1964
Grades: 6-12
2108 River Road
Manchester, NH 03104
(603) 669-4524
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Dublin Christian Academy
Dublin Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(2)
Founding Date: 1964
Grades: PK-12
106 Page Rd
Dublin, NH 03444
(603) 563-8505
Rank: #3333.
Windham Cooperative Kindergarten & Nursery
Daycare / Preschool
Founding Date: 1966
Grades: K
12 Industrial Dr
Windham, NH 03087
(603) 893-3069
Rank: #3434.
The Well School
The Well School Photo - Pond hockey is a blast!
Special Program Emphasis
(6)
Founding Date: 1967
Grades: PK-8
36 Well School Road
Peterborough, NH 03458
(603) 924-6908
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Dover Children's Center
Daycare / Preschool
Founding Date: 1968
Grades: K
43 Back River Rd
Dover, NH 03820
(603) 742-7637
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