Oldest Private Elementary Schools in North Carolina

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The average private elementary school in North Carolina was founded around 1983 (2021).
The oldest private elementary school in North Carolina is Oak Ridge Military Academy, founded in 1852.
The oldest private elementary schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Elementary Schools in North Carolina (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11. Founding Date: 1852
    Grades: 7-122317 Oak Ridge Rd.
    Oak Ridge, NC 27310
    (336) 643-4131

  • Rank: #22.
    Ravenscroft
    Ravenscroft Photo - Founded in 1862, Ravenscroft has a 135-acre campus nestled in the heart of North Raleigh. Our extraordinary facilities include: dedicated library for Lower School; Middle and Upper School Library & Technology Center; Fine Arts Center with a gallery space, a 460-seat theatre and a 200-seat flexible performance space; 13 science labs; a 350-seat Dining Hall; and a Health Center.
    Founding Date: 1862
    Grades: PK-127409 Falls Of Neuse Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27615
    (919) 847-0900

  • Rank: #33.
    St. Mary Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1869
    Grades: PK-8217 South 4th St.
    Wilmington, NC 28401
    (910) 762-5491

  • Rank: #44.
    Concordia Christian Day School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1878
    Grades: PK-8215 5th Avenue SE
    Conover, NC 28613
    (828) 464-3011

  • Rank: #55.
    Sacred Heart Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1882
    Grades: K-8385 Lumen Christie Ln
    Salisbury, NC 28147
    (704) 633-2841

  • Rank: #66.
    St. Paul Catholic School
    St. Paul Catholic School Photo - Art Class is fun!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1886
    Grades: PK-83007 Country Club Rd
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252) 633-0100

  • Rank: #77.
    Christ School
    Christ School Photo
    All-boys (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1900
    Grades: 8-12500 Christ School Rd
    Arden, NC 28704
    (828) 684-6232

  • Rank: #88.
    Immaculata Catholic School
    Immaculata Catholic School Photo - With small class sizes, our students form deep and lasting friendships.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1909
    Grades: PK-8721 Burch Avenue
    Durham, NC 27701
    (919) 682-5847

  • Rank: #99.
    Captain Gilmer School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: K-8257 Doelger Dr
    Fletcher, NC 28732
    (828) 684-8221

  • Rank: #1010.
    Adventist Christian Academy
    Adventist Christian Academy Photo
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1919
    Grades: K-84601 Emory Lane
    Charlotte, NC 28211
    (704) 366-4351

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Durham Academy
    Founding Date: 1933
    Grades: PK-123501 Ridge Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 493-5787

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Summit School Inc
    Summit School Inc Photo - Summit Library
    Founding Date: 1933
    Grades: NS-92100 Reynolda Rd
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336) 722-2777

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14.
    St. Patrick School
    St. Patrick School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1937
    Grades: NS-81620 Marlborough Rd
    Fayetteville, NC 28304
    (910) 323-1865

  • Rank: #13-1413.- 14. Founding Date: 1937
    Grades: K-124428 Christian School Rd
    Pantego, NC 27860
    (252) 943-2485

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16. Founding Date: 1941
    Grades: PK-121440 Carmel Road
    Charlotte, NC 28226
    (704) 943-4530

  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Salisbury Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1941
    Grades: 1-8305 Rudolp Rd Salisbury
    Salisbury, NC 28146
    (704) 633-1282

  • Rank: #1717.
    St. Michael Catholic School
    St. Michael Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1942
    Grades: NS-8704 St. Michael's Lane
    Gastonia, NC 28052
    (704) 865-4382

  • Rank: #1818.
    St. St.ephen Lutheran School
    St. St.ephen Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1943
    Grades: PK-82304 Springs Rd Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828) 256-2166

  • Rank: #1919.
    Saint Peter Catholic School
    Saint Peter Catholic School Photo - Building the leaders of tomorrow upon the foundation of Christ since 1946
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1946
    Grades: PK-82606 E. 5th St.
    Greenville, NC 27858
    (252) 752-3529

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Duke School
    Duke School Photo - Welcome to Duke School! Our students love learning; visit us and see why!
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-83716 Erwin Road
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 416-9420

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Immaculate Heart Of Mary Catholic School
    Immaculate Heart Of Mary Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-84145 Johnson Street
    High Point, NC 27265
    (336) 887-2613

  • Rank: #2222. Founding Date: 1948
    Grades: NS-84225 Shamrock Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28215
    (704) 531-0067

  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Charlotte Christian School
    Charlotte Christian School Photo - The new upper school building opened in August of 2007.
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1950
    Grades: K-127301 Sardis Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28270
    (704) 366-5657

  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Salem Baptist Christian School
    Salem Baptist Christian School Photo
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1950
    Grades: PK-12429 S Broad St
    Winston Salem, NC 27101
    (336) 725-6113

  • Rank: #2525.
    St. Johns Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1951
    Grades: NS-82415 Silas Creek Pkwy
    Winston Salem, NC 27103
    (336) 725-1651

  • Rank: #2626.
    The Raleigh School
    The Raleigh School Photo - Welcome to the new school year assembly!
    Founding Date: 1952
    Grades: NS-51141 Raleigh School Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27607
    (919) 546-0788

  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Our Lady Of Grace Catholic School
    Our Lady Of Grace Catholic School Photo - Here is our student body in the Church!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1953
    Grades: PK-8201 S. Chapman Street
    Greensboro, NC 27403
    (336) 275-1522

  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    St. Leo Catholic School
    St. Leo Catholic School Photo - Our School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1953
    Grades: K-8333 Springdale Avenue
    Winston Salem, NC 27104
    (336) 748-8252

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    St. Ann Catholic School
    St. Ann Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1955
    Grades: NS-5600 Hillside Ave
    Charlotte, NC 28209
    (704) 525-4938

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    St. Pius X Catholic School
    St. Pius X Catholic School Photo - Welcome to St. Pius X Catholic School!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1955
    Grades: K-82200 N Elm St
    Greensboro, NC 27408
    (336) 273-9865

  • Rank: #3131.
    St. Egbert Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1956
    Grades: PK-51705 Evans Street
    Morehead City, NC 28557
    (252) 726-3418

  • Rank: #3232.
    Our Lady Of Mercy Catholic School
    Our Lady Of Mercy Catholic School Photo - Eighth graders lead our school's annual May Crowning ceremony each May. Passing on the Christian faith is central to who we are.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1957
    Grades: NS-81730 Link Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27103
    (336) 722-7204

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Asheville Christian Academy
    Asheville Christian Academy Photo
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1958
    Grades: PK-1274 Riverwood Road
    Swannanoa, NC 28778
    (999) 999-9999

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    St. Timothy's School
    St. Timothy's School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1958
    Grades: NS-84523 Six Forks Road
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919) 787-3011

  • Rank: #35-3635.- 36.
    Episcopal Day School
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1959
    Grades: NS-5340 E Massachusetts Ave
    Southern Pines, NC 28387
    (910) 692-3492

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