Oldest Private High Schools in New Hampshire

All Schools
(118)
All Schools
(118)
 
High Schools
(47)
High Schools
(47)
 
Elementary Schools
(63)
Elementary Schools
(63)
 
Preschools
(76)
Preschools
(76)
 
The average private high school in New Hampshire was founded around 1951 (2021).
The oldest private high school in New Hampshire is Phillips Exeter Academy, founded in 1781.
The oldest private high schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private High Schools in New Hampshire (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11. Founding Date: 1781
    Grades: 9-1220 Main St
    Exeter, NH 03833
    (603) 772-4311

  • Rank: #22.
    Kimball Union Academy
    Kimball Union Academy Photo
    Founding Date: 1813
    Grades: 9-1264 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: 9-1280 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: 9-1270 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: 9-1230 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: 9-12204 Main Street
    Andover, NH 03216
    (603) 735-6210

  • Rank: #77.
    St. Paul's School
    St. Paul's School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1856
    Grades: 9-12325 Pleasant Street
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603) 229-4700

  • Rank: #88.
    Holderness School
    Holderness School Photo
    Alternative School (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1879
    Grades: 9-1233 Chapel Lane
    Plymouth, NH 03264
    (603) 536-1747

  • Rank: #99. Founding Date: 1886
    Grades: 9-12371 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: 5-1293 Camp School Road
    Wolfeboro, NH 03894
    (603) 569-3451

  • Rank: #1111.
    Dublin School
    Dublin School Photo
    Founding Date: 1935
    Grades: 9-1218 Lehmann Way
    Dublin, NH 03444
    (603) 563-8584

  • 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: 9-12222 Isaac Frye Hwy
    Wilton, NH 03086
    (603) 654-2391

  • Rank: #1313.
    Cardigan Mountain School
    Cardigan Mountain School Photo - The Kenly Dining Hall opened in spring 2013.
    All-boys
    Founding Date: 1945
    Grades: 6-962 Alumni Drive
    Canaan, NH 03741
    (603) 523-3527

  • Rank: #1414.
    Hampshire Country School
    Hampshire Country School Photo - Island Pond is regularly used for canoeing and fishing.
    All-boys
    Founding Date: 1948
    Grades: 3-1028 Patey Circle
    Rindge, NH 03461
    (603) 899-3325

  • Rank: #1515.
    Crotched Mountain School
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1953
    Grades: 1-12One Verney Drive
    Greenfield, NH 03047
    (603) 547-1894

  • Rank: #1616.
    St. Thomas Aquinas High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1960
    Grades: 9-12197 Dover Point Rd
    Dover, NH 03820
    (603) 742-3206

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Bishop Brady High School
    Bishop Brady High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: 9-1225 Columbus Ave
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603) 224-7419

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Bishop Guertin High School
    Bishop Guertin High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: 9-12194 Lund Road
    Nashua, NH 03060
    (603) 889-4107

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    The Derryfield School
    Founding Date: 1964
    Grades: 6-122108 River Road
    Manchester, NH 03104
    (603) 669-4524

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Dublin Christian Academy
    Dublin Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1964
    Grades: PK-12106 Page Rd
    Dublin, NH 03444
    (603) 563-8505

  • Rank: #2121.
    Waterville Valley Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Founding Date: 1972
    Grades: 10-1288 Boulder Path Rd.
    Waterville Valley, NH 03215
    (603) 236-4246

  • Rank: #22-2422.- 24.
    Concord Christian Academy
    Concord Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1974
    Grades: NS-1237 Regional Dr.
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603) 228-8888

  • Rank: #22-2422.- 24.
    Laconia Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1974
    Grades: PK-121386 Meredith Center Rd
    Laconia, NH 03246
    (603) 524-3650

  • Rank: #22-2422.- 24.
    Monarch School of New England
    Monarch School of New England Photo - Staff are close to students and welcome them individually each day.
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1974
    Grades: K-12105 Eastern Avenue
    Rochester, NH 03867
    (603) 332-2848

  • Rank: #25-2725.- 27.
    Calvary Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1976
    Grades: 3-12115 Yeaton Rd
    Plymouth, NH 03264
    (603) 536-4022

  • Rank: #25-2725.- 27.
    Claremont Christian Academy
    Claremont Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1976
    Grades: PK-1297 Maple Ave
    Claremont, NH 03743
    (603) 542-8759

  • Rank: #25-2725.- 27.
    Monadnock Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Founding Date: 1976
    Grades: PK-1298 S Lincoln St
    Keene, NH 03431
    (603) 357-4442

  • Rank: #2828.
    Portsmouth Christian Academy
    Portsmouth Christian Academy Photo - Math and Reading Buddies build relationships between our younger and older students.
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1978
    Grades: PK-1220 Seaborne Dr
    Dover, NH 03820
    (603) 742-3617

  • Rank: #2929. Founding Date: 1981
    Grades: 2-1285 Zion Hill Road
    Laconia, NH 03246
    (603) 524-8340

  • Rank: #3030.
    Christian Bible Church Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Founding Date: 1983
    Grades: 1-12205 Manchester St
    Nashua, NH 03064
    (603) 882-1055

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Lighthouse Christian Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1984
    Grades: NS-1217 Heaton Street
    Rochester, NH 03867
    (603) 335-1151

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Trinity Christian School
    Trinity Christian School Photo
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1984
    Grades: PK-1280 Clinton Street
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603) 225-5410

  • Rank: #3333.
    Learning Skills Academy
    Learning Skills Academy Photo - Learning Skills Academy
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1985
    Grades: 3-121247 Washington Rd.
    Rye, NH 03870
    (603) 964-4903

  • Rank: #3434.
    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: 7-122 Fisk Rd
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603) 228-4209

  • Rank: #35-3635.- 36.
    Immaculate Heart Of Mary School
    Immaculate Heart Of Mary School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1989
    Grades: K-1295 Fay Martin Road
    Winchester, NH 03470
    (603) 239-6495

Recent Articles
This hub page lists over three dozen articles dealing with issues in high school such as academics and discipline.
TLTR? There are a couple of private school documents which you need to read.
You cannot rank private schools. We explain why.