Oldest Private High Schools in Ohio

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The average private high school in Ohio was founded around 1959 (2021).
The oldest private high school in Ohio is Western Reserve Academy, founded in 1826.
The oldest private high schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private High Schools in Ohio (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Western Reserve Academy
    Western Reserve Academy Photo - RESERVE welcome We are a community of educators who are dedicated to developing students with strong character.
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1826
    Grades: 9-12115 College Street
    Hudson, OH 44236
    (330) 650-9717

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    Grand River Academy
    Grand River Academy Photo - Students on campus.
    All-boys
    Founding Date: 1831
    Grades: 8-123042 College Street
    Austinburg, OH 44010
    (440) 275-2811

  • Rank: #2-32.-3.
    St. Xavier High School
    St. Xavier High School Photo
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1831
    Grades: 9-12600 N Bend Rd
    Cincinnati, OH 45224
    (513) 761-7600

  • Rank: #44.
    Beaumont School
    Beaumont School Photo
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1850
    Grades: 9-123301 North Park Boulevard
    Cleveland, OH 44118
    (216) 321-2954

  • Rank: #55.
    St. Ursula Academy
    St. Ursula Academy Photo
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1854
    Grades: 6-124025 Indian Rd
    Toledo, OH 43606
    (419) 531-1693

  • Rank: #66.
    St. Wendelin Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1873
    Grades: NS-12533 N Countyline St
    Fostoria, OH 44830
    (419) 435-8144

  • Rank: #77.
    Hathaway Brown School
    Hathaway Brown School Photo
    All-girls
    Founding Date: 1876
    Grades: NS-1219600 North Park Blvd
    Beachwood, OH 44122
    (216) 932-4214

  • Rank: #88. Founding Date: 1884
    Grades: PK-121715 S Reynolds Road
    Toledo, OH 43614
    (419) 381-1312

  • Rank: #99.
    Saint Ignatius High School
    Saint Ignatius High School Photo - Cleveland's Catholic, Jesuit high school is rooted in Ignatian spirituality. Our education forms students to be open to growth, intellectually competent, religious, loving, and committed to social justice. Graduates emerge as Men for Others.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1886
    Grades: 9-121911 W 30th St
    Cleveland, OH 44113
    (216) 651-0222

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    Saint Joseph Academy
    Saint Joseph Academy Photo
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1890
    Grades: 9-123470 Rocky River Drive
    Cleveland, OH 44111
    (216) 251-6788

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    The Summit Country Day School
    The Summit Country Day School Photo - Founded in 1890, The Summit maintains a beautiful 24-acre campus and a 16-acre Athletic Complex located 10 minutes north on I-71. Ten local school districts provide bussing to the school. The Summit maintains a bus to the northern communities of Mason and West Chester.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1890
    Grades: NS-122161 Grandin Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45208
    (513) 871-4700

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    University School
    University School Photo - University School Upper Campus
    All-boys
    Founding Date: 1890
    Grades: PK-122785 SOM Center Road
    Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
    (216) 831-2200

  • Rank: #1313.
    William V Fisher Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1891
    Grades: 9-121803 Granville Pike
    Lancaster, OH 43130
    (740) 654-1231

  • Rank: #1414.
    Laurel School
    Laurel School Photo - Laurel School's Lyman Campus in Shaker Heights, Ohio
    All-girls
    Founding Date: 1896
    Grades: NS-12One Lyman Circle
    Beachwood, OH 44122
    (216) 464-1441

  • Rank: #1515.
    Columbus School For Girls
    Columbus School For Girls Photo
    All-girls
    Founding Date: 1898
    Grades: PK-1265 S. Drexel. Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43209
    (614) 252-0781

  • Rank: #1616.
    Notre Dame Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1904
    Grades: 7-123535 W Sylvania Avenue
    Toledo, OH 43623
    (419) 475-9359

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Central Catholic High School
    Central Catholic High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1905
    Grades: 9-124824 Tuscarawas St W
    Canton, OH 44708
    (330) 478-2131

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    Ursuline High School
    Ursuline High School Photo - Ursuline is a 21st Century school! Students benefit from Smartboards in every classroom, iPad & Macbook carts which allow any classroom to turn into a computer lab, a Distance Learning Lab, online research databases, online instructional programs, such as Rosetta Stone & Study Island. Ursuline students also benefit from a 1:1 Chromebook program.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1905
    Grades: 9-12750 Wick Ave
    Youngstown, OH 44505
    (330) 744-4563

  • Rank: #1919.
    The Seven Hills School
    The Seven Hills School Photo
    Founding Date: 1906
    Grades: PK-125400 Red Bank Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45227
    (513) 728-2400

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21. Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: PK-1238588 Mentor Ave
    Willoughby, OH 44094
    (440) 942-3600

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Saint Ursula Academy
    Saint Ursula Academy Photo - Established in 1910, Saint Ursula Academy has maintained a reputation and high standard of academic excellence since day one. It is a top choice for girls in Greater Cincinnati as enter high school.
    All-girls
    Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: 9-121339 East McMillan Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45206
    (513) 961-3410

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    The Columbus Academy
    The Columbus Academy Photo - Each student in Columbus Academy's Upper School performs at least 50 hours of community service, much of it off-campus.
    Founding Date: 1911
    Grades: NS-124300 Cherry Bottom Road
    Columbus, OH 43230
    (614) 509-2220

  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Mayfair Christian School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1911
    Grades: K-102350 Graybill Rd
    Uniontown, OH 44685
    (330) 896-3184

  • Rank: #2424.
    St. John High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1912
    Grades: PK-12515 East Second Street
    Delphos, OH 45833
    (419) 692-5371

  • Rank: #2525.
    Holy Name High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1914
    Grades: 9-126000 Queens Hwy
    Cleveland, OH 44130
    (440) 886-0300

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Hawken School
    Hawken School Photo - Members of the class of 2018
    Founding Date: 1915
    Grades: NS-125000 Clubside Rd and 12465 County Line Rd.
    Cleveland, OH 44124
    (440) 423-4446

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    St. Rita School For The Deaf
    Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1915
    Grades: PK-121720 Glendale Milford Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45215
    (513) 771-7600

  • Rank: #2828.
    Central Catholic High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1920
    Grades: 9-122550 Cherry Street
    Toledo, OH 43608
    (419) 255-2280

  • Rank: #2929.
    Elder High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1922
    Grades: 9-123900 Vincent Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 45205
    (513) 921-3744

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Norwalk Catholic School / St Paul High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1923
    Grades: PK-1293 E Main Street
    Norwalk, OH 44857
    (419) 668-7223

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    St. Charles Preparatory School
    All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1923
    Grades: 9-122010 E Broad St
    Columbus, OH 43209
    (614) 252-6714

  • Rank: #3232.
    St. Peter's High School
    St. Peter's High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1924
    Grades: 7-12104 W 1st St
    Mansfield, OH 44902
    (419) 524-2572

  • Rank: #3333. Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: NS-126905 Given Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45243
    (513) 979-0220

  • Rank: #3434.
    Benedictine High School
    Benedictine High School Photo - Opening School Mass
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1927
    Grades: 9-122900 Martin Luther King Jr Drive
    Cleveland, OH 44104
    (216) 421-2080

  • Rank: #3535.
    Catholic Central School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1929
    Grades: PK-121200 E High St
    Springfield, OH 45505
    (937) 325-9204

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