Oldest Private Elementary Schools in Oregon

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The average private elementary school in Oregon was founded around 1970 (2021).
The oldest private elementary school in Oregon is St. John The Apostle Catholic School, founded in 1844.
The oldest private elementary schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Elementary Schools in Oregon (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    St. John The Apostle Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1844
    Grades: PK-8516 5th St
    Oregon City, OR 97045
    (503) 742-8231

  • Rank: #22.
    St. Mary's Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1864
    Grades: PK-81112 Cherry Heights Rd
    The Dalles, OR 97058
    (541) 296-6004

  • Rank: #33.
    St. Mary's Of Medford
    St. Mary's Of Medford Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1865
    Grades: 5-12816 Black Oak Drive
    Medford, OR 97504
    (541) 773-7877

  • Rank: #44.
    Oregon Episcopal School
    Oregon Episcopal School Photo - Our beautiful 59-acre campus provides the perfect setting for open minds to inquire, explore, and grow in order to succeed in an ever-changing global community.
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1869
    Grades: PK-126300 SW Nicol Road
    Portland, OR 97223
    (503) 768-3115

  • Rank: #55.
    Portland Adventist Elementary School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1885
    Grades: PK-83990 Nw 1st Street
    Gresham, OR 97030
    (503) 665-4102

  • Rank: #66.
    O'hara Catholic Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1889
    Grades: PK-8715 W 18th Ave
    Eugene, OR 97402
    (541) 485-5291

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Trinity Lutheran Christian School
    Trinity Lutheran Christian School Photo - A diverse, supportive community of students, teachers, and parents ensure student success at Trinity.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1891
    Grades: K-85520 NE Killingsworth Street
    Portland, OR 97218
    (503) 288-6403

  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Visitation School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1891
    Grades: PK-84189 Nw Visitation Rd
    Forest Grove, OR 97116
    (503) 357-6990

  • Rank: #99.
    Livingstone Adventist Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1898
    Grades: K-125771 Fruitland Road NE
    Salem, OR 97317
    (503) 363-9408

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    St. Luke School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1903
    Grades: PK-8529 Harrison St
    Woodburn, OR 97071
    (503) 981-7441

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    Valley Catholic Elementary School
    Valley Catholic Elementary School Photo - Valley Catholic Elementary Middle School in Beaverton, Oregon.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1903
    Grades: K-54420 SW St. Mary’s Drive
    Beaverton, OR 97078
    (503) 718-6500

  • Rank: #10-1210.- 12.
    Valley Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1903
    Grades: NS-124275 SW 148th Ave
    Beaverton, OR 97078
    (503) 644-3745

  • Rank: #1313.
    St. James Catholic Schools
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1906
    Grades: PK-5206 NE Kirby Street
    Mcminnville, OR 97128
    (503) 472-2661

  • Rank: #1414.
    St. Ignatius School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1908
    Grades: NS-83330 SE 43rd Avenue
    Portland, OR 97206
    (503) 774-5533

  • Rank: #1515.
    St. Agatha Catholic School
    St. Agatha Catholic School Photo - St. Agatha Catholic School circa 1911
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1911
    Grades: PK-87960 Se 15th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97202
    (503) 234-5500

  • Rank: #1616.
    St. Francis Of Assisi School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1912
    Grades: NS-839085 Nw Harrington Road
    Banks, OR 97106
    (503) 324-2182

  • Rank: #1717.
    St. Rose School
    St. Rose School Photo - As a mission of St. Rose Parish, St. Rose School educates each student as a unique child of God to know and live the Catholic faith and to achieve excellence.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1913
    Grades: PK-85309 Ne Alameda St
    Portland, OR 97213
    (503) 281-1912

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    St. Clare School
    St. Clare School Photo - A Kindergarten student reads with her 5th grade buddy. Our buddy program allows students of all ages to learn from each other, grow together, and unleash one another''s potential. All students have a buddy. Our buddy classes are as follows: grades K/5, 1/6, 2/7, 3/8, & 4/Preschool.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1914
    Grades: K-81807 SW Freeman Street
    Portland, OR 97219
    (503) 244-7600

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    St. Matthew Catholic School
    St. Matthew Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1914
    Grades: NS-8221 SE Walnut Street
    Hillsboro, OR 97123
    (503) 648-2512

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Grants Pass Adventist School
    Grants Pass Adventist School Photo
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1916
    Grades: NS-82250 NW Heidi Lane
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    (541) 479-2293

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Tualatin Valley Academy
    Tualatin Valley Academy Photo - PreK and 6th grade buddies in ArtSmart.
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1916
    Grades: PK-107405 E Main Street
    Hillsboro, OR 97123
    (503) 649-5518

  • Rank: #2222.
    St. John The Baptist Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1919
    Grades: PK-810956 SE 25th Ave
    Portland, OR 97222
    (503) 654-8419

  • Rank: #2323.
    St. Anthony School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1922
    Grades: PK-812645 SW Pacific Hwy
    Portland, OR 97223
    (503) 639-4179

  • Rank: #2424.
    Mcminnville Adventist Christian School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1934
    Grades: PK-81349 NW Elm Street
    Mcminnville, OR 97128
    (503) 472-3336

  • Rank: #2525.
    Scappoose Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1935
    Grades: PK-854287 Columbia River Highway
    Scappoose, OR 97056
    (503) 543-6939

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    All Saints School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1936
    Grades: PK-8601 NE Cesar E Chavez Blvd.
    Portland, OR 97232
    (503) 236-6205

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    St. Francis Of Assisi Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1936
    Grades: PK-72450 NE 27th St
    Bend, OR 97701
    (541) 382-4701

  • Rank: #2828.
    Tillamook Adventist School
    Tillamook Adventist School Photo - Friends for Life
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1937
    Grades: PK-84300 12th St
    Tillamook, OR 97141
    (503) 842-6533

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Salem Academy Christian Schools
    Salem Academy Christian Schools Photo - Salem Academy Entrance
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1945
    Grades: PK-12942 Lancaster Drive NE
    Salem, OR 97301
    (503) 378-1219

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Western Mennonite School
    (Mennonite)
    Founding Date: 1945
    Grades: 6-129045 Wallace Road Nw
    Salem, OR 97304
    (503) 363-2000

  • Rank: #31-3431.- 34.
    Harris Junior Academy
    Harris Junior Academy Photo - Harris Junior Academy, Pendleton, Oregon
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: K-83121 Sw Hailey Ave
    Pendleton, OR 97801
    (541) 276-0615

  • Rank: #31-3431.- 34.
    Portland Christian Elementary School
    Portland Christian Elementary School Photo - Kindergarten class
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: NS-511845 SE Market Street
    Portland, OR 97216
    (503) 256-5455

  • Rank: #31-3431.- 34.
    Portland Christian Jr./Sr. High School
    Portland Christian Jr./Sr. High School Photo - Looking over the track and football field, baseball diamond to the school
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: 6-1212425 NE San Rafael Street
    Portland, OR 97230
    (503) 256-3960

  • Rank: #31-3431.- 34.
    Tucker Maxon School
    Tucker Maxon School Photo - Tucker-Maxon School is a place where every child has a voice.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Founding Date: 1947
    Grades: PK-52860 SE Holgate Blvd
    Portland, OR 97202
    (503) 235-6551

  • Rank: #35-3635.- 36.
    Emerald Christian Academy
    Emerald Christian Academy Photo - Students at Lunch
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1948
    Grades: PK-1035582 Zephyr Way
    Pleasant Hill, OR 97455
    (541) 746-1708

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