Oldest Private Schools in Texas

The average private school in Texas was founded around 1982 (2024).
The oldest private school in Texas is Central Catholic High School, founded in 1852.
Year Founded Range: 1852 1907 Avg. Year Founded: 1883

Oldest Private Schools in Texas (2024)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Central Catholic High School
Central Catholic High School Photo - Central Catholic is proud to have a 100% graduation and college acceptance rate.
All-boys (Catholic)
Founding Date: 1852
Grades: 9-12
1403 N St Marys
San Antonio, TX 78215
(210) 225-6794
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Incarnate Word Academy
Incarnate Word Academy Photo - Incarnate Word Academy, a 3K to 8th grade Catholic school, provides an environment for learning where academic excellence and faith development are integrated.
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1853
Grades: PK-8
244 Resaca Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 546-4486
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Salem Lutheran School
Salem Lutheran School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(8)
Founding Date: 1853
Grades: NS-8
22601 Lutheran Church Rd
Tomball, TX 77377
(281) 351-8223
Rank: #44.
St. Paul Lutheran Serbin School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1854
Grades: K-8
1578 County Road 211
Giddings, TX 78942
(979) 366-2218
Rank: #55.
Saint Joseph Academy
Saint Joseph Academy Photo
(Catholic)
(5)
Founding Date: 1865
Grades: 7-12
101 Saint Joseph Drive
Brownsville, TX 78520
(956) 542-3581
Rank: #66.
Cathedral School Of St. Mary
Cathedral School Of St. Mary Photo
(Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1866
Grades: PK-8
910 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 476-1480
Rank: #77.
Nazareth Academy Catholic School
Nazareth Academy Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1867
Grades: PK-8
206 W Convent St
Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 573-6651
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
St. Joseph High School
St. Joseph High School Photo - St. Joseph High School
(Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1868
Grades: 9-12
110 E Red River St
Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 573-2446
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
St. Louis Catholic School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1868
Grades: PK-5
607 Madrid St
Castroville, TX 78009
(830) 931-3544
Rank: #1010.
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1871
Grades: PK-8
315 N Seguin Ste. 300
New Braunfels, TX 78130
(830) 625-1077
Rank: #1111.
St. James Catholic School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1872
Grades: PK-8
507 S Camp St
Seguin, TX 78155
(830) 379-2878
Rank: #1212.
Incarnate Word Academy
Incarnate Word Academy Photo - Spiritual growth at Incarnate Word Academy reflects the spirituality and the mission of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament who founded our school over 144 years ago. As young Women of the Word, IWA girls become a source of light and goodness in the world.
All-girls (Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1873
Grades: 9-12
609 Crawford Street
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 227-3637
Rank: #1313.
Ursuline Academy Of Dallas
All-girls (Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1874
Grades: 9-12
4900 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX 75229
(469) 232-1800
Rank: #1414.
St. Marys Catholic School
St. Marys Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1876
Grades: PK-8
713 South Travis Street
Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 893-2127
Rank: #1515.
St. Michaels Catholic School
St. Michaels Catholic School Photo - The mission of St. Michael's Catholic School is to know as Jesus knows, to love as Jesus loves and to serve as Jesus serves.
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1877
Grades: PK-6
208 N Mcleod St
Cuero, TX 77954
(361) 277-3854
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Saint Mary's Hall
Saint Mary's Hall Photo - Saint Mary's Hall Dance
Founding Date: 1879
Grades: PK-12
9401 Starcrest Dr
San Antonio, TX 78217
(210) 483-9100
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Zion Lutheran School
Zion Lutheran School Photo - Elementary students at work!
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1879
Grades: NS-8
6121 E. Lovers Lane
Dallas, TX 75214
(214) 363-1630
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Allen Academy
Allen Academy Photo
(3)
Founding Date: 1886
Grades: PK-12
3201 Boonville Rd
Bryan, TX 77802
(979) 776-0731
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
San Antonio Academy Of Texas
San Antonio Academy Of Texas Photo - Established in 1886, San Antonio Academy provides an exceptional education intentionally crafted for boys, Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade.
All-boys
(7)
Founding Date: 1886
Grades: PK-8
117 E French Pl
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 733-7331
Rank: #2020.
St. Rose Of Lima Catholic School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1889
Grades: PK-8
405 Black St
Schulenburg, TX 78956
(979) 743-3080
Rank: #2121.
TMI Episcopal
TMI Episcopal Photo - Walker Innovation Center
(Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1893
Grades: 6-12
20955 West Tejas Trail
San Antonio, TX 78257
(210) 698-7171
Rank: #2222.
St. Joseph Catholic School
St. Joseph Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(6)
Founding Date: 1894
Grades: PK-12
600 S Coulter Dr
Bryan, TX 77803
(979) 822-6641
Rank: #2323.
Monsignor Kelly Catholic School
Monsignor Kelly Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1895
Grades: 9-12
5950 Kelly Dr
Beaumont, TX 77707
(409) 866-2351
Rank: #2424.
St. Mary's Catholic School
St. Mary's Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1896
Grades: PK-12
520 Washburn St
Taylor, TX 76574
(512) 352-2313
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
St. Mary's Catholic School
St. Mary's Catholic School Photo - Mission of St. Mary's Catholic School The mission of St. Mary's Catholic School is the commitment to academic excellence and the spiritual development of our students toward a life of prayer, service, and love.
(Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1897
Grades: PK-8
1019 S 7th St
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 778-8141
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Shiner Catholic School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1897
Grades: PK-12
424 S. St. Ludmila
Shiner, TX 77984
(361) 594-2313
Rank: #2727.
St. Thomas High School
St. Thomas High School Photo - Founded in 1900, St. Thomas High School is a Roman Catholic college preparatory school for young men in grades 9-12.
All-boys (Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1900
Grades: 9-12
4500 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 864-6348
Rank: #2828.
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School Photo
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1901
Grades: PK-8
16075 N Evans Rd
Schertz, TX 78154
(210) 651-6811
Rank: #2929.
St. Anthony Catholic High School
St. Anthony Catholic High School Photo - St. Anthony is the only Catholic High School in San Antonio to partner with Microsoft to launch its Microsoft Innovative Program.
(Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1903
Grades: 9-12
3200 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 832-5603
Rank: #3030.
Notre Dame Catholic School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1904
Grades: PK-12
2821 Lansing Blvd
Wichita Falls, TX 76309
(940) 692-6041
Rank: #3131.
All Saints Catholic School
All Saints Catholic School Photo - Open House during Catholic Schools Week!
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
Founding Date: 1905
Grades: PK-8
2006 N Houston St
Fort Worth, TX 76164
(817) 624-2670
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
St. Agnes Academy
St. Agnes Academy Photo - Come visit our new Science and Technology building!
All-girls (Catholic)
Founding Date: 1906
Grades: 9-12
9000 Bellaire Blvd
Houston, TX 77036
(713) 219-5412
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
St. Mark's School Of Texas
St. Mark's School Of Texas Photo - St. Mark's School of Texas campus
All-boys (Episcopal)
(1)
Founding Date: 1906
Grades: 1-12
10600 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75230
(214) 346-8700
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
St. Anthony Catholic School
St. Anthony Catholic School Photo - Old Main, St. Anthony
(Catholic)
(4)
Founding Date: 1907
Grades: PK-8
205 W Huisache Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 732-8801
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
San Marcos Academy
San Marcos Academy Photo - Competitive athletics program for boys and girls in middle and upper school (grades 6-12).
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1907
Grades: PK-12
2801 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 753-8000
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Texas average Private Schools founding year?
The Texas average Private Schools founding year is 1982 for 2024.
What are the Private Schools with oldest founding year in Texas?
The best top ranked Private Schools in Texas include Central Catholic High School, Incarnate Word Academy and Salem Lutheran School.
What is private high school and private elementary school with the oldest founding year in Texas?
The private high school with the oldest founding year in Texas is Central Catholic High School, with a year of 1852. The private elementary school with the oldest founding year is Incarnate Word Academy, with a year of 1853.

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