Oldest Private High Schools in Texas

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The average private high school in Texas was founded around 1982 (2021).
The oldest private high school in Texas is Central Catholic High School, founded in 1852.
The oldest private high schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private High Schools in Texas (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Central Catholic High School
    Central Catholic High School Photo - Class of 2009 earned over $12.3 million in college scholarships, had 4 appointments to military academies, and had 3 National Merit Finalists-123 graduates.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1852
    Grades: 9-121403 N St Marys
    San Antonio, TX 78215
    (210) 225-6794

  • Rank: #22.
    Saint Joseph Academy
    Saint Joseph Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1865
    Grades: 7-12101 Saint Joseph Drive
    Brownsville, TX 78520
    (956) 542-3581

  • Rank: #33.
    St. Joseph High School
    St. Joseph High School Photo - O'Connor Hall at St. Joseph High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1868
    Grades: 9-12110 E Red River St
    Victoria, TX 77901
    (361) 573-2446

  • Rank: #44.
    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 (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1873
    Grades: 9-12609 Crawford Street
    Houston, TX 77002
    (713) 227-3637

  • Rank: #55.
    Ursuline Academy Of Dallas
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1874
    Grades: 9-124900 Walnut Hill Ln
    Dallas, TX 75229
    (469) 232-1800

  • Rank: #66.
    Saint Mary's Hall
    Saint Mary's Hall Photo - Saint Mary's Hall Dance
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1879
    Grades: PK-129401 Starcrest Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78217
    (210) 483-9100

  • Rank: #77.
    Allen Academy
    Allen Academy Photo
    Founding Date: 1886
    Grades: PK-123201 Boonville Rd
    Bryan, TX 77802
    (979) 776-0731

  • Rank: #88.
    Tmi Episcopal
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1893
    Grades: 6-1220955 West Tejas Trail
    San Antonio, TX 78257
    (210) 698-7171

  • Rank: #99.
    St. Mary's Catholic School
    St. Mary's Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1896
    Grades: PK-12520 Washburn St
    Taylor, TX 76574
    (512) 352-2313

  • Rank: #1010.
    Shiner Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1897
    Grades: PK-12424 S. St. Ludmila
    Shiner, TX 77984
    (361) 594-2313

  • Rank: #1111.
    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. Located in nearly the geographic center of Houston, St. Thomas thrives on a lush campus at the corner of Memorial Drive and Shepherd Drive, approximately two miles west of downtown.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1900
    Grades: 9-124500 Memorial Drive
    Houston, TX 77007
    (713) 864-6348

  • Rank: #1212.
    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.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1903
    Grades: 9-123200 McCullough Avenue
    San Antonio, TX 78212
    (210) 832-5603

  • Rank: #1313.
    Notre Dame Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1904
    Grades: PK-122821 Lansing Blvd
    Wichita Falls, TX 76309
    (940) 692-6041

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    St. Agnes Academy
    St. Agnes Academy Photo - Come visit our new Science and Technology building!
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1906
    Grades: 9-129000 Bellaire Blvd
    Houston, TX 77036
    (713) 219-5400

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    St. Mark's School Of Texas
    St. Mark's School Of Texas Photo - St. Mark's School of Texas campus
    All-boys (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1906
    Grades: 1-1210600 Preston Road
    Dallas, TX 75230
    (214) 346-8700

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    St. Anthony Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1907
    Grades: K-9205 W Huisache Ave
    San Antonio, TX 78212
    (210) 732-8801

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    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: K-122801 Ranch Road 12
    San Marcos, TX 78666
    (512) 753-8000

  • Rank: #1818.
    Radford School
    Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: PK-122001 Radford St
    El Paso, TX 79903
    (915) 565-2737

  • Rank: #1919.
    Presbyterian Pan American School
    Presbyterian Pan American School Photo - PPAS Boys Soccer Team
    (Presbyterian)
    Founding Date: 1912
    Grades: 9-12223 N Fm Rd 772
    Kingsville, TX 78363
    (361) 592-4307

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    The Hockaday School
    The Hockaday School Photo
    All-girls
    Founding Date: 1913
    Grades: PK-1211600 Welch Road
    Dallas, TX 75229
    (214) 363-6311

  • Rank: #20-2120.- 21.
    Lydia Patterson Institute
    Lydia Patterson Institute Photo
    (Methodist)
    Founding Date: 1913
    Grades: 7-12517 S Florence St
    El Paso, TX 79901
    (915) 533-8286

  • Rank: #2222.
    Cathedral High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1925
    Grades: 9-121309 N Stanton St
    El Paso, TX 79902
    (915) 532-3238

  • Rank: #2323. Founding Date: 1927
    Grades: 6-12521 S New Braunfels Avenue
    San Antonio, TX 78203
    (210) 533-8061

  • Rank: #2424.
    Grace Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1946
    Grades: PK-101212 W Jefferson St
    Brenham, TX 77833
    (979) 836-2030

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Keystone School
    Keystone School Photo - Keystone School Upper School Students
    Special Program Emphasis
    Founding Date: 1948
    Grades: NS-12119 E Craig Place
    San Antonio, TX 78212
    (210) 735-4022

  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    St. Mary S Catholic School
    St. Mary S Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1948
    Grades: PK-12405 Hollybrook Dr
    Longview, TX 75605
    (903) 753-1657

  • Rank: #2727.
    Lutheran South Academy
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1949
    Grades: NS-1212555 Ryewater Dr
    Houston, TX 77089
    (281) 464-8299

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    Greenhill School
    Greenhill School Photo
    Founding Date: 1950
    Grades: PK-124141 Spring Valley Road
    Addison, TX 75001
    (972) 628-5400

  • Rank: #28-2928.- 29.
    St. Stephens Episcopal School
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1950
    Grades: 6-126500 St. Stephen's Drive
    Austin, TX 78746
    (512) 327-1213

  • Rank: #3030.
    Providence Catholic School
    Providence Catholic School Photo - This newly renovated three story house located right on the campus is home to the library. It also includes a state-of-the-art computer lab.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1951
    Grades: 6-121215 N. St. Mary's Street
    San Antonio, TX 78215
    (210) 224-6651

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Dallas Christian Academy
    Dallas Christian Academy Photo - Girls Basketball Team
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1952
    Grades: PK-124025 N Central Expressway
    Dallas, TX 75204
    (214) 528-6327

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    St. Andrew's Episcopal School
    St. Andrew's Episcopal School Photo - St. Andrew's celebrates students as Scholars, Artists, Athletes and Servants in grades K-12! In addition to exemplary academics, we offer daily Chapel, foreign language, and physical education - with competitive sports beginning in 5th grade.
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1952
    Grades: K-121112 W 31st St
    Austin, TX 78705
    (512) 299-9800

  • Rank: #3333.
    Lubbock Christian School
    Lubbock Christian School Photo
    (Church of Christ)
    Founding Date: 1954
    Grades: NS-122604 Dover Ave
    Lubbock, TX 79407
    (806) 796-8700

  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    St. Joseph Catholic School
    St. Joseph Catholic School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1955
    Grades: PK-92901 E Rancier Ave
    Killeen, TX 76543
    (254) 634-7272

  • Rank: #34-3534.- 35.
    St. Thomas' Episcopal School
    St. Thomas' Episcopal School Photo - Stop by our beautiful campus for a tour.
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1955
    Grades: PK-124900 Jackwood St
    Houston, TX 77096
    (713) 666-3111

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