Oldest Private High Schools in New Jersey

The average private high school in New Jersey was founded around 1960 (2024).
The oldest private high school in New Jersey is Rutgers Preparatory School, founded in 1766.
Year Founded Range: 1766 1939 Avg. Year Founded: 1880

Oldest Private High Schools in New Jersey (2024)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Rutgers Preparatory School
Rutgers Preparatory School Photo - Through excellence in education, we inspire students to discover and pursue their passions, embrace intellectual curiosity and creativity, and lead with confidence.
(2)
Founding Date: 1766
Grades: PK-12
1345 Easton Ave
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 545-5600
Rank: #22.
Newark Academy
Newark Academy Photo
(3)
Founding Date: 1774
Grades: 6-12
91 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 992-7000
Rank: #33.
Moorestown Friends School
Moorestown Friends School Photo - Moorestown Friends School Summer Programs offers a variety of summer learning opportunities for students entering Prekindergarten through high school.
(Friends)
(6)
Founding Date: 1785
Grades: NS-12
110 East Main Street
Moorestown, NJ 08057
(856) 914-4426
Rank: #44.
Founding Date: 1810
Grades: 9-12
2500 Main Street, PO Box 6008
Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
(609) 895-2030
Rank: #55.
Doane Academy
Doane Academy Photo - AN EDUCATION FOR LIFE-Our beautiful, historic campus rests on the banks of the Delaware River and offers students a unique environment for rigorous academics, extra-curricular opportunities, and student life enriched by traditions that have developed over more than 180 years. Our classrooms are exciting learning environments, where students from preschool to Grade 12th are challenged, and encouraged.
(9)
Founding Date: 1837
Grades: PK-12
350 Riverbank
Burlington, NJ 08016
(609) 386-3500
Rank: #66.
The Pennington School
The Pennington School Photo - Founded in 1838, The Pennington School is an independent, coeducational school serving day and boarding students in grades 6 through 12.
(Methodist)
Founding Date: 1838
Grades: 6-12
112 W Delaware Avenue
Pennington, NJ 08534
(609) 737-6128
Rank: #77.
Blair Academy
Blair Academy Photo
Founding Date: 1848
Grades: 9-12
2 Park St
Blairstown, NJ 07825
(908) 362-2009
Rank: #88.
Academy Of Saint Elizabeth
Academy Of Saint Elizabeth Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
(5)
Founding Date: 1860
Grades: 9-12
2 Convent Rd
Convent Station, NJ 07961
(973) 290-5200
Rank: #99.
The Pingry School
(1)
Founding Date: 1861
Grades: K-12
131 Martinsville Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(908) 647-6419
Rank: #1010.
Peddie School
Peddie School Photo - With an average class size of 12 and a student-to-faculty ratio of 6:1, Peddie?'s rigorous and innovative academic program continues to evolve to meet the demands of an ever-changing world.
Founding Date: 1864
Grades: 9-12
201 S Main St
Hightstown, NJ 08520
(609) 944-7555
Rank: #1111.
St. Vincent Academy
All-girls (Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1869
Grades: 9-12
228 W Market St
Newark, NJ 07103
(973) 622-1613
Rank: #1212.
St. Peters Preparatory School
All-boys (Catholic)
Founding Date: 1872
Grades: 9-12
144 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 547-6400
Rank: #1313.
St. Dominic Academy
All-girls (Catholic)
Founding Date: 1878
Grades: 7-12
2572 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07304
(201) 434-5938
Rank: #1414.
Academy Of The Holy Angels
All-girls (Catholic)
Founding Date: 1879
Grades: 9-12
315 Hillside Ave
Demarest, NJ 07627
(201) 768-7822
Rank: #1515.
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School Photo - Excellence in academics!
(11)
Founding Date: 1882
Grades: PK-12
1295 Inman Ave
Edison, NJ 08820
(908) 754-1882
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Camden Catholic High School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1887
Grades: 9-12
300 Cuthbert Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(856) 663-2247
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Founding Date: 1887
Grades: PK-12
201 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 746-9800
Rank: #1818.
Dwight-englewood School
Dwight-englewood School Photo - Dwight-Englewood is a place where students from pre-K to 12th grade can learn to think critically and develop their skills. Students are encouraged to learn in and outside of the classroom.
(1)
Founding Date: 1889
Grades: PK-12
315 E Palisade Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
(201) 569-9500
Rank: #1919.
Morristown Beard School
Morristown Beard School Photo
(3)
Founding Date: 1891
Grades: 6-12
70 Whippany Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 539-3032
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Eastern Christian High School
Eastern Christian High School Photo
(Christian)
(4)
Founding Date: 1892
Grades: 9-12
50 Oakwood Avenue
Haledon, NJ 07508
(973) 427-6244
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Mount Saint Dominic Academy
All-girls (Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1892
Grades: 9-12
3 Ryerson Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
(973) 226-0660
Rank: #2222.
Collegiate School
Founding Date: 1895
Grades: PK-10
22 Kent Ct
Passaic, NJ 07055
(973) 777-1714
Rank: #2323.
Princeton Day School
Princeton Day School Photo
Founding Date: 1899
Grades: PK-12
650 Great Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-6700
Rank: #2424.
Gill St. Bernard's School
Gill St. Bernard's School Photo - Discover the magic behind Gill St. Bernard's and begin your admission journey today!
(5)
Founding Date: 1900
Grades: NS-12
25 St. Bernards Road
Gladstone, NJ 07934
(908) 234-1611
Rank: #2525.
Saint Joseph High School
All-boys (Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1901
Grades: 9-12
145 Plainfield Rd
Metuchen, NJ 08840
(732) 549-7600
Rank: #2626.
Mount Saint Mary Academy
All-girls (Catholic)
Founding Date: 1908
Grades: 9-12
1645 US-22 W
Watchung, NJ 07069
(908) 757-0108
Rank: #2727.
The Hun School Of Princeton
(2)
Founding Date: 1914
Grades: 6-12
176 Edgerstoune Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 921-7600
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Don Bosco Preparatory High School
Don Bosco Preparatory High School Photo - Math classes are required for all four years at the Prep, and students study at the college prep, honors, or advanced placement levels.
All-boys (Catholic)
Founding Date: 1915
Grades: 9-12
492 N. Franklin Turnpike
Ramsey, NJ 07446
(201) 327-8003
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Immaculate Conception High School
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1915
Grades: 9-12
258 S Main St
Lodi, NJ 07644
(973) 773-2400
Rank: #3030.
Oak Knoll School Of The Holy Child
Oak Knoll School Of The Holy Child Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
(7)
Founding Date: 1924
Grades: PK-12
44 Blackburn Road
Summit, NJ 07901
(908) 522-8100
Rank: #3131.
Immaculate Conception High School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1925
Grades: 9-12
33 Cottage Place
Montclair, NJ 07042
(973) 744-7445
Rank: #3232.
Red Bank Catholic High School
(Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1927
Grades: 9-12
112 Broad Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 747-1774
Rank: #3333.
St. Mary High School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1929
Grades: 9-12
64 Chestnut St
Rutherford, NJ 07070
(201) 933-5220
Rank: #3434.
Villa Victoria Academy
Villa Victoria Academy Photo - The Religious Teachers Filippini work and teach at Villa Victoria Academy.
All-girls (Catholic)
(10)
Founding Date: 1933
Grades: 6-12
376 W. Upper Ferry Road
Trenton, NJ 08628
(609) 882-1700
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Delbarton School
Delbarton School Photo - Old Main, a mansion built in 1880 as the summer residence of the Kountze family, is the centerpiece of Delbarton's 182 acre campus.
All-boys (Catholic)
Founding Date: 1939
Grades: 7-12
230 Mendham Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 538-3231
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the New Jersey average Private High Schools founding year?
The New Jersey average Private High Schools founding year is 1960 for 2024.
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The best top ranked Private High Schools in New Jersey include Rutgers Preparatory School, Newark Academy and Moorestown Friends School.

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