Oldest Private Preschools in New York

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The average private preschool in New York was founded around 1961 (2021).
The oldest private preschool in New York is Alexander Robertson School, founded in 1789.
The oldest private preschools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Preschools in New York (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11. Founding Date: 1789
    Grades: PK-53 West 95th Street
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 663-2844

  • Rank: #22.
    The Albany Academies
    Founding Date: 1813
    Grades: NS-12135-140 Academy Road
    Albany, NY 12208
    (518) 429-2300

  • Rank: #33.
    New York Institute For Special Education
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1831
    Grades: PK-12999 Pelham Pkwy N
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 519-7000

  • Rank: #44.
    Transfiguration School
    Transfiguration School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1832
    Grades: PK-829 Mott Street
    New York, NY 10013
    (212) 962-5265

  • Rank: #55.
    St. Marys Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1836
    Grades: PK-82 Saint Marys Hl
    Lancaster, NY 14086
    (716) 683-2112

  • Rank: #66. Founding Date: 1845
    Grades: PK-12170 Joralemon St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 250-0221

  • Rank: #77.
    St. John Lutheran School
    St. John Lutheran School Photo - Our students work in chapel families to encourage our family atmosphere and to learn about Jesus from one another.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1846
    Grades: PK-86950 Ward Road
    North Tonawanda, NY 14120
    (716) 693-9677

  • Rank: #88.
    St. Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1849
    Grades: PK-816 Gibson Street
    Canandaigua, NY 14424
    (585) 394-4300

  • Rank: #99.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1851
    Grades: NS-8146 Reserve Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14224
    (716) 674-5353

  • Rank: #1010. Founding Date: 1852
    Grades: NS-12199 Washington Avenue
    Rensselaer, NY 12144
    (518) 465-5222

  • Rank: #1111. Founding Date: 1854
    Grades: NS-129216 Seventh Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11228
    (718) 836-9800

  • Rank: #1212.
    Visitation Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1855
    Grades: PK-88902 Ridge Blvd
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718) 680-9452

  • Rank: #1313.
    St. Brigid School
    St. Brigid School Photo - St. Brigid School offers a unique handbell ringing program. Students grades 3-8 receive in-class handbell instruction. Students who are excelling in handbell ringing can try out to be a member of the after-school ringers. St. Brigid Ringers travel to out-of-state handbell festivals to perform.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1856
    Grades: NS-8185 E 7th Street
    New York, NY 10009
    (212) 677-5210

  • Rank: #1414.
    St. Margaret Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1860
    Grades: PK-86610 80th Street
    Middle Village, NY 11379
    (718) 326-0922

  • Rank: #1515. Founding Date: 1863
    Grades: NS-128515 Ridge Boulevard
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718) 238-3308

  • Rank: #1616.
    Brooklyn Friends School
    Brooklyn Friends School Photo
    (Friends)
    Founding Date: 1867
    Grades: PK-12375 Pearl St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 852-1029

  • Rank: #17-1917.- 19. Founding Date: 1869
    Grades: PK-125300 Jamesville Rd
    Syracuse, NY 13214
    (315) 446-2452

  • Rank: #17-1917.- 19.
    Rye Country Day School
    Rye Country Day School Photo - Rye Country Day School was founded in 1869.
    Founding Date: 1869
    Grades: PK-123 Cedar St
    Rye, NY 10580
    (914) 925-4513

  • Rank: #17-1917.- 19.
    St. Joseph's School For The Deaf
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1869
    Grades: NS-81000 Hutchinson River Parkway
    Bronx, NY 10465
    (718) 828-9000

  • Rank: #2020.
    Nazareth Elementary School
    Nazareth Elementary School Photo - Faith, Love & Learning Thrive at Nazareth Elementary! This photo of our entire student body and dedicated staff was taken during our celebration of Catholic Schools Week.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1871
    Grades: PK-6311 Flower City Park
    Rochester, NY 14615
    (585) 458-3786

  • Rank: #2121.
    Dwight School
    Dwight School Photo - Located steps away from Central Park on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Dwight has been igniting the spark of genius in every child since 1872.
    Founding Date: 1872
    Grades: PK-12291 Central Park West
    New York, NY 10024
    (212) 724-6360

  • Rank: #2222.
    Friends Academy
    Friends Academy Photo - Our 65-acre campus is designed to provide students with both a serene and stimulating backdrop thatenriches their educational experience. Our expansive athletic fields and state-of-the-art theater foster our creative spirit and fuel our competitive edge. At the center of our academic buildings lies our beautiful Quad, which is a gathering point for our entire community.
    (Friends)
    Founding Date: 1876
    Grades: NS-12270 Duck Pond Road
    Locust Valley, NY 11560
    (516) 676-0393

  • Rank: #2323.
    St. Joseph School
    St. Joseph School Photo - All students in grades 5-8 learn to play an instrument in the award-winning St. Joseph School Band.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1877
    Grades: PK-81946 Bathgate Ave
    Bronx, NY 10457
    (718) 583-9432

  • Rank: #2424. Founding Date: 1878
    Grades: PK-533 Central Park West
    New York, NY 10023
    (718) 329-7341

  • Rank: #2525.
    Immaculate Heart Central School
    Immaculate Heart Central School Photo - IHC Primary School students reunite on the first day of school. The Primary School includes grades K-3, as well as the St. John Bosco Pre-School program, which offers programs for 3 and 4 year olds, as well as the area's first Junior Kindergarten for young 5-year olds and mature 4-year olds.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1881
    Grades: PK-121316 Ives Street
    Watertown, NY 13601
    (315) 788-4670

  • Rank: #2626.
    Bishop Dunn Memorial
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1883
    Grades: PK-850 Gidney Ave
    Newburgh, NY 12550
    (845) 569-3494

  • Rank: #2727.
    Staten Island Academy
    Founding Date: 1884
    Grades: PK-12715 Todt Hill Rd
    Staten Island, NY 10304
    (718) 303-7806

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29. Founding Date: 1886
    Grades: PK-12181 Lincoln Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (718) 534-6060

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Villa Maria Academy
    Villa Maria Academy Photo - Villa kindergartners enjoy springtime in the front garden.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1886
    Grades: PK-83335 Country Club Rd
    Bronx, NY 10465
    (718) 824-3260

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    The Epiphany School
    The Epiphany School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1888
    Grades: NS-8234 East 22nd Street
    New York, NY 10010
    (212) 473-4128

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Our Lady Of Black Rock School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1888
    Grades: PK-816 Peter St
    Buffalo, NY 14207
    (716) 873-7497

  • Rank: #3232. Founding Date: 1890
    Grades: NS-12519 Allens Creek Road
    Rochester, NY 14618
    (585) 381-4560

  • Rank: #3333.
    Our Lady Queen Of Angels School
    Our Lady Queen Of Angels School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1892
    Grades: PK-8229 East 112th St
    New York, NY 10029
    (212) 722-9277

  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    Brown School
    Brown School Photo - Welcome to Brown School, a co-ed, Independent school for grades N-8th. Founded in 1893, Brown's 200+ Students receive a strong and diverse education in mathematics, sciences, languages, literature, history, foreign language, liberal arts, fine arts, music, social-emotional learning, and more in a small class setting.
    Founding Date: 1893
    Grades: NS-11150 Corlaer Avenue
    Schenectady, NY 12304
    (518) 370-0366

  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    St. Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1893
    Grades: PK-82 Convent Avenue
    Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
    (845) 297-7500

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