Oldest Private High Schools in New Hampshire

The average private high school in New Hampshire was founded around 1954 (2024).
The oldest private high school in New Hampshire is Phillips Exeter Academy, founded in 1781.
Year Founded Range: 1781 1994 Avg. Year Founded: 1935

Oldest Private High Schools in New Hampshire (2024)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Founding Date: 1781
Grades: 9-12
20 Main St
Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 777-3437
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.
(1)
Founding Date: 1845
Grades: 9-12
30 School Street
Tilton, NH 03276
(603) 286-1733
Rank: #66.
Proctor Academy
Proctor Academy Photo - 2,500 acres of living classroom.
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
Founding Date: 1848
Grades: 9-12
204 Main Street
Andover, NH 03216
(603) 735-6651
Rank: #77.
St. Paul's School
St. Paul's School Photo - Students walking to class after Chapel.
(Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1856
Grades: 9-12
325 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 229-4700
Rank: #88.
Holderness School
Holderness School Photo
(Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1879
Grades: 9-12
33 Chapel Lane
Plymouth, NH 03264
(603) 536-1257
Rank: #99.
The White Mountain School
The 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.
(Episcopal)
(2)
Founding Date: 1886
Grades: 9-12
371 West Farm Road
Bethlehem, NH 03574
(603) 444-2928
Rank: #1010.
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: #1111.
Dublin School
Dublin School Photo
(2)
Founding Date: 1935
Grades: 9-12
18 Lehmann Way
Dublin, NH 03444
(603) 563-7075
Rank: #1212.
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: #1313.
Cardigan Mountain School
Cardigan Mountain School Photo - Campus View
All-boys
Founding Date: 1945
Grades: 6-9
62 Alumni Drive
Canaan, NH 03741
(603) 523-3518
Rank: #1414.
Hampshire Country School
Hampshire Country School Photo - Island Pond is regularly used for canoeing and fishing.
All-boys | Alternative School
Founding Date: 1948
Grades: 3-10
28 Patey Circle
Rindge, NH 03461
(603) 899-3325
Rank: #1515.
Crotched Mountain School
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1953
Grades: K-12
1 Verney Drive
Greenfield, NH 03047
(603) 668-7584
Rank: #1616.
St. Thomas Aquinas High School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1960
Grades: 9-12
197 Dover Point Rd
Dover, NH 03820
(603) 742-3206
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Bishop Brady High School
Bishop Brady High School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1963
Grades: 9-12
25 Columbus Ave
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 224-7419
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Bishop Guertin High School
Bishop Guertin High School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1963
Grades: 9-12
194 Lund Road
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 889-4107
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
The Derryfield School
The Derryfield School Photo
Founding Date: 1964
Grades: 6-12
2108 River Road
Manchester, NH 03104
(603) 669-4524
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Dublin Christian Academy
Dublin Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(5)
Founding Date: 1964
Grades: PK-12
106 Page Rd
Dublin, NH 03444
(603) 563-8505
Rank: #2121.
Waterville Valley Academy
Special Program Emphasis
Founding Date: 1972
Grades: 10-12
88 Boulder Path Rd.
Waterville Valley, NH 03215
(603) 236-4246
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Concord Christian Academy
Concord Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(3)
Founding Date: 1974
Grades: PK-12
37 Regional Dr.
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 228-8888
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Laconia Christian Academy
(Christian)
(2)
Founding Date: 1974
Grades: PK-12
1386 Meredith Center Rd
Laconia, NH 03246
(603) 524-3250
Rank: #22 - 2422. - 24.
Monarch School of New England
Monarch School of New England Photo - At the Monarch School of New England, students are celebrated for their own unique strengths and abilities. Programs are highly individualized, to build upon what students CAN do.
Special Education School
(1)
Founding Date: 1974
Grades: K-12
105 Eastern Avenue
Rochester, NH 03867
(603) 332-2848
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Calvary Christian School
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: 5-9
115 Yeaton Rd
Plymouth, NH 03264
(603) 536-4022
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Claremont Christian Academy
Claremont Christian Academy Photo
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: PK-12
97 Maple Ave
Claremont, NH 03743
(603) 542-8759
Rank: #2727.
Portsmouth Christian Academy
Portsmouth Christian Academy Photo - Our beautiful 50 acre campus sits along the Bellamy River in Dover, NH, a suburb an hour outside Boston.
(Christian)
(12)
Founding Date: 1978
Grades: PK-12
20 Seaborne Dr
Dover, NH 03820
(603) 742-3617
Rank: #2828.
Founding Date: 1981
Grades: 2-12
85 Zion Hill Road
Laconia, NH 03246
(603) 524-8340
Rank: #2929.
Christian Bible Church Academy
(Assembly of God)
Founding Date: 1983
Grades: 1-12
205 Manchester St
Nashua, NH 03064
(603) 882-1055
Rank: #3030.
Trinity Christian School
Trinity Christian School Photo
(Baptist)
(3)
Founding Date: 1984
Grades: PK-12
80 Clinton Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-5410
Rank: #3131.
Learning Skills Academy
Learning Skills Academy Photo - Learning Skills Academy
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1985
Grades: 4-12
1247 Washington Rd.
Rye, NH 03870
(603) 964-4903
Rank: #3232.
Parker Academy
Parker Academy Photo - Parker Academy - You deserve an education as unique and as brilliant as you are!
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1986
Grades: 6-12
2 Fisk Rd
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 410-6240
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
Immaculate Heart Of Mary School Photo
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1989
Grades: K-12
95 Fay Martin Road
Winchester, NH 03470
(603) 239-6495
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Wediko School
Wediko School Photo - Wediko Lakefront
All-boys | Special Education School
Founding Date: 1989
Grades: 7-12
11 Bobcat Blvd
Hillsborough, NH 03244
(603) 478-5236
Rank: #3535.
Mount Royal Academy
Mount Royal Academy Photo - Mount Royal Academy has been recognized as a Catholic Education Honor Roll School. The national Honor Roll program is directed by the Cardinal Newman Society and has recognized over 300 high-performing Catholic high schools nationwide since the program`s inception in 2004.
(Catholic)
(6)
Founding Date: 1994
Grades: PK-12
26 Seven Hearths Lane
Sunapee, NH 03782
(603) 763-9010
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the New Hampshire average Private High Schools founding year?
The New Hampshire average Private High Schools founding year is 1954 for 2024.
What are the Private High Schools with oldest founding year in New Hampshire?
The top ranked Private High Schools in New Hampshire include Phillips Exeter Academy, Kimball Union Academy and Brewster Academy.

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