Oldest Private Preschools in Pennsylvania

The average private preschool in Pennsylvania was founded around 1966 (2021-22).
The oldest private preschool in Pennsylvania is William Penn Charter School, founded in 1689.

Oldest Private Preschools in Pennsylvania (2021-22)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
William Penn Charter School
(Friends)
(1)
Founding Date: 1689
Grades: PK-12
3000 W School House Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 844-3460
Rank: #22.
Abington Friends School
Abington Friends School Photo
(Friends)
(3)
Founding Date: 1697
Grades: PK-12
575 Washington Ln
Jenkintown, PA 19046
(215) 576-3984
Rank: #33.
St. Francis Academy
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1743
Grades: PK-8
668 Pine St
Bally, PA 19503
(610) 845-7364
Rank: #44.
Germantown Academy
Germantown Academy Photo - Second grade students research various species in the Wissahickon Creek, which runs through the heart of GA's campus.
(2)
Founding Date: 1759
Grades: PK-12
340 Morris Rd
Fort Washington, PA 19034
(267) 405-7070
Rank: #55.
Plymouth Meeting Friends School
Plymouth Meeting Friends School Photo
(Friends)
Founding Date: 1780
Grades: NS-6
2150 Butler Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 828-2288
Rank: #66.
Harrisburg Academy
Harrisburg Academy Photo - Upper School Students take a moment to discuss the period's lecture.
(6)
Founding Date: 1784
Grades: NS-12
10 Erford Road
Lemoyne, PA 17043
(717) 763-7811
Rank: #77.
The Episcopal Academy
(Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1785
Grades: PK-12
1785 Bishop White Drive
Newtown Square, PA 19073
(484) 424-1400
Rank: #88.
Westtown School
Westtown School Photo - The Westtown School campus includes 600 acres of land, a 14-acre lake with beach and boathouse and an arboretum and natural forest.
(Friends)
(10)
Founding Date: 1799
Grades: PK-12
975 Westtown Road
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 399-0123
Rank: #99.
Pennsylvania School For The Deaf
Pennsylvania School For The Deaf Photo - Best of Friends
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1820
Grades: PK-12
100 W School House Ln
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 951-4700
Rank: #1010.
Frankford Friends School
Frankford Friends School Photo
(Friends)
(1)
Founding Date: 1833
Grades: PK-8
1500 Orthodox Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124
(215) 533-5368
Rank: #1111.
St. Peter's School
St. Peter's School Photo
(1)
Founding Date: 1834
Grades: NS-8
319 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 925-3963
Rank: #1212.
West Chester Friends School
(Friends)
Founding Date: 1836
Grades: NS-5
415 N High Street
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 696-2937
Rank: #1313.
Sewickley Academy
Sewickley Academy Photo - For Who You Are. For Who You Will Become.
(10)
Founding Date: 1838
Grades: PK-12
315 Academy Avenue
Sewickley, PA 15143
(412) 741-2235
Rank: #1414.
Wyoming Seminary Lower School
Wyoming Seminary Lower School Photo - Above and beyond regular assemblies and programs, Lower School teachers employ lessons of independence, empathy, teamwork and honor on a daily basis.
(Methodist)
Founding Date: 1844
Grades: NS-8
1560 Wyoming Avenue
Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 718-6611
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Friends' Central School
Friends' Central School Photo - Friends' Central School is an independent, coeducational, Quaker, college-preparatory day school for Nursery through grade 12 students. Located on 41 acres across two campuses in Wynnewood, Pa., Friends' Central cultivates the intellectual, spiritual, and ethical promise of students. Since 1845, Friends' Central has been educating for excellence, inspiring tomorrow's leaders, honoring each individual, and encouraging students to peacefully transform the world.
(Friends)
(1)
Founding Date: 1845
Grades: NS-12
1101 City Avenue
Wynnewood, PA 19096
(610) 649-7440
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Germantown Friends School
Germantown Friends School Photo
(Friends)
Founding Date: 1845
Grades: NS-12
31 W Coulter Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 951-2300
Rank: #1717.
St. Peter The Apostle School
St. Peter The Apostle School Photo - Catholic Education at Saint Peter the Apostle School
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1848
Grades: PK-8
1009 N 5th St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 922-5958
Rank: #1818.
Seton Catholic School
Seton Catholic School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1852
Grades: PK-8
385 Pine Street
Meadville, PA 16335
(814) 336-3230
Rank: #1919.
Greene Street Friends School
Greene Street Friends School Photo - Learning Together
(Friends)
(2)
Founding Date: 1855
Grades: PK-8
5511 Greene St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 438-7000
Rank: #2020.
St. Boniface Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1856
Grades: PK-3
9363 Wattsburg Road
Erie, PA 16509
(814) 825-4238
Rank: #2121.
St. Malachy
St. Malachy Photo - We are... St. Malachy Proud!
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1860
Grades: PK-8
1012 W. Thompson St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 232-0696
Rank: #2222.
Founding Date: 1861
Grades: NS-12
500 W Willow Grove Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-4700
Rank: #2323.
Holy Infancy School
Holy Infancy School Photo - Smile, Jesus loves you! Celebrating 125 years of Catholic Education and our theme of loving and serving one another.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1864
Grades: NS-8
551 Thomas St
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 868-2621
Rank: #2424.
St. Luke Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1866
Grades: PK-8
330 Hannahstown Road
Cabot, PA 16023
(724) 352-2221
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
The Agnes Irwin School
The Agnes Irwin School Photo
All-girls
(2)
Founding Date: 1869
Grades: NS-12
275 S Ithan Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 525-8400
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Western Pennsylvania School For The Deaf
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1869
Grades: PK-12
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(412) 371-7000
Rank: #2727.
St. Agnes School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1870
Grades: PK-8
653 Saint Agnes Ln
West Mifflin, PA 15122
(412) 466-6235
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
St. Agnes Catholic School
St. Agnes Catholic School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1872
Grades: NS-8
211 W Gay St
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 696-1260
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Villa Maria Academy Lower School
Villa Maria Academy Lower School Photo
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
(14)
Founding Date: 1872
Grades: NS-8
280 IHM Drive
Malvern, PA 19355
(610) 644-4864
Rank: #3030.
St. Nicholas-st Mary's School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1873
Grades: PK-8
242 S Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
(570) 823-8089
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Media-providence Friends School
(Friends)
Founding Date: 1876
Grades: PK-8
125 W 3rd Street
Media, PA 19063
(610) 565-1960
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
Our Lady Of Mount Carmel school
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1876
Grades: NS-8
225 East Ashland Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
(215) 348-5907
Rank: #3333.
St. Agnes Elementary School
St. Agnes Elementary School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1877
Grades: PK-6
102 Third Street
Towanda, PA 18848
(570) 265-6803
Rank: #3434.
Our Mother Of Sorrows/st Ignatius Schools
Our Mother Of Sorrows/st Ignatius Schools Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1878
Grades: PK-8
1008 North 48th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19131
(215) 473-5828
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Founding Date: 1883
Grades: NS-5
620 Squaw Run Road East
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 963-8644
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