Oldest Private Schools in Utah

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  • The average private school in Utah was founded around 1982 (2019-20).
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The oldest private school in Utah is Rowland Hall, founded in 1867.

Oldest Private Schools in Utah (2019-20)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Rowland Hall
    Rowland Hall Photo - All school convocation
    Founding Date: 1867
    Grades: NS-12720 Guardsman Way
    Salt Lake City, UT 84109
    (801)355-7485

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Rowland Hall
    Rowland Hall Photo - Rowland Hall offers a personalized, intellectually stimulating educational program for college-bound students, from preschool through high school. When you choose Rowland Hall for your child, you can feel sure that he or she will be known and nurtured, whether starting school for the first time or excelling in the later grades.
    Founding Date: 1867
    Grades: NS-12720 Guardsman Way and 843 S Lincoln Street
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108
    (801)355-7485

  • Rank: #33.
    Wasatch Academy
    Wasatch Academy Photo - Set within the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Utah, Wasatch Academy is a safe and great place for students to learn on the weekdays while playing on the weekends in the great outdoors.
    Founding Date: 1875
    Grades: 8-12120 S 100 W
    Mount Pleasant, UT 84647
    (435)462-1400

  • Rank: #44.
    Judge Memorial Catholic High School
    Judge Memorial Catholic High School Photo - Game Day at Judge
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1921
    Grades: 9-12650 South 1100 East
    Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    (801)363-8895

  • Rank: #55.
    Kearns-Saint Ann School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1953
    Grades: NS-8430 E 2100 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84115
    (801)486-0741

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    J E Cosgriff Memorial Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1957
    Grades: PK-82335 Redondo Avenue
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108
    (801)486-3197

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    St Francis Xavier Catholic School
    St Francis Xavier Catholic School Photo - We look forward to meeting you!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1957
    Grades: PK-84501 W 5215 S
    Salt Lake City, UT 84118
    (801)966-1571

  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Summit Christian Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1957
    Grades: PK-84020 South 900 East
    Salt Lake City, UT 84124
    (801)613-1722

  • Rank: #99.
    I. J. And Jeanne Wagner Jcc Early Childhood Center
    I. J. And Jeanne Wagner Jcc Early Childhood Center Photo
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1960
    Grades: PK-K2 N Medical Dr
    Salt Lake City, UT 84113
    (801)581-0097

  • Rank: #1010.
    Redeemer Lutheran School
    Special Program Emphasis (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1961
    Grades: K-61955 E Stratford Ave
    Salt Lake City, UT 84106
    (801)487-6283

  • Rank: #11-1611.-16.
    Challenger School - Holladay
    Challenger School - Holladay Photo
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: NS-K 4555 S 2300 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84117
    (801)565-1058

  • Rank: #11-1611.-16. Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: NS-81325 S Main St
    Salt Lake City, UT 84115
    (801)487-9985

  • Rank: #11-1611.-16. Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: NS-810685 S. 1000 East
    Sandy, UT 84094
    (801)572-1910

  • Rank: #11-1611.-16. Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: NS-83920 N. Traverse Mountain Blvd.
    Lehi, UT 84043
    (801)407-8777

  • Rank: #11-1611.-16.
    Challenger School - West Jordan
    Challenger School - West Jordan Photo
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: NS-12247 West 8660 South
    West Jordan, UT 84088
    (801)565-1058

  • Rank: #11-1611.-16.
    Challenger School-Cottonwood
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1963
    Grades: NS-PK10685 S 1000 E
    Sandy, UT 84094
    (801)572-1910

  • Rank: #17-1817.-18.
    American Heritage School
    American Heritage School Photo - A culture of kindness and honor permeate the friendships of AHS students, teachers, and employees.
    (Latter Day Saints)
    Founding Date: 1970
    Grades: K-12736 N 1100 E
    American Fork, UT 84003
    (801)642-0055

  • Rank: #17-1817.-18.
    Daystar Adventist Academy
    Daystar Adventist Academy Photo - DayStar Adventist Academy Entrance
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1970
    Grades: 9-12320 E. Castleton Rd
    Castle Valley, UT 84532
    (435)259-7719

  • Rank: #1919.
    Realms Of Inquiry
    Realms Of Inquiry Photo - Experiential program
    Founding Date: 1972
    Grades: 6-124998 S. Galleria Drive
    Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    (801)467-5911

  • Rank: #2020.
    Anchor Christian Academy
    Anchor Christian Academy Photo
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1974
    Grades: K-121880 E 5600 South
    Salt Lake City, UT 84121
    (801)272-9405

  • Rank: #2121. Founding Date: 1975
    Grades: K-12240 East 5600 South
    Salt Lake City, UT 84107
    (801)266-5521

  • Rank: #22-2422.-24.
    Bell Canyon Montessori School
    Bell Canyon Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1977
    Grades: PK-31690 E. 11400 So.
    Sandy, UT 84092
    (801)571-1515

  • Rank: #22-2422.-24.
    Small World Child Care
    Small World Child Care Photo
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1977
    Grades: NS-K4130 S 3600 W
    West Valley City, UT 84119
    (801)969-1553

  • Rank: #22-2422.-24.
    Willow Creek Montessori
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1977
    Grades: PK-K7839 Highland Dr
    Salt Lake City, UT 84121
    (801)942-2929

  • Rank: #2525.
    Intermountain Christian School
    Intermountain Christian School Photo - Intermountain Christian School is conveniently located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains in Salt Lake City and offers classes Preschool (3 years old) through 12th grade.
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1982
    Grades: NS-126515 Lion Lane
    Salt Lake City, UT 84121
    (801)365-0370

  • Rank: #26-2726.-27.
    Heritage
    Heritage Photo - An aerial image of the 19-acre Heritage Community clinically designed to prepare students to return to their home communities.
    Special Education School
    Founding Date: 1984
    Grades: 7-125600 Heritage School Dr
    Provo, UT 84604
    (855)999-3127

  • Rank: #26-2726.-27.
    Hilltop Christian School
    Hilltop Christian School Photo - HCS Logo
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1984
    Grades: PK-1985 E 10600 S
    Sandy, UT 84094
    (801)576-1390

  • Rank: #28-3328.-33.
    Grace Baptist School
    (Baptist)
    Founding Date: 1985
    Grades: K-12Po Box 701020
    Salt Lake City, UT 84170
    (801)968-4843

  • Rank: #28-3328.-33.
    Grace Lutheran School
    Grace Lutheran School Photo - Grace Lutheran provides a relaxing and secure environment for learning.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1985
    Grades: PK-81815 East 9800 South
    Sandy, UT 84092
    (801)572-3793

  • Rank: #28-3328.-33. Founding Date: 1985
    Grades: NS-62416 East 1700 South
    Salt Lake City, UT 84108
    (801)355-1555

  • Rank: #28-3328.-33.
    North Salt Lake KinderCare
    North Salt Lake KinderCare Photo - North Salt Lake KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1985
    Grades: NS-PK775 North 400 East
    North Salt Lake, UT 84054
    (801)292-8901

  • Rank: #28-3328.-33.
    Orem KinderCare
    Orem KinderCare Photo - Orem KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1985
    Grades: NS-PK765 East 1200 South
    Orem, UT 84097
    (801)226-8970

  • Rank: #28-3328.-33.
    Sandy KinderCare
    Sandy KinderCare Photo - Sandy KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1985
    Grades: NS-PK9165 South 1300 East
    Sandy, UT 84094
    (801)572-1766

  • Rank: #34-3534.-35.
    Blessed Sacrament School
    Blessed Sacrament School Photo - “Blessed Sacrament has developed a model comprehensive Character Education (CE) program,” said Penny Keith, Community of Caring program coordinator, in a news release. “Their Holocaust unit, art project and Alzheimer’s Buddy project all reflect a commitment from everyone associated with Blessed Sacrament — students, staff and parents alike — toward an inclusionary atmosphere.” The program, sponsored by the Community of Caring and the Character Education Partnership (CEP), recognizes schools for their accomplishments in character education based on 11 core principles. Those principles include regular assessment of learning environments, providing a challenging curriculum, working with families and the community, and being proactive in building students’ character and self-motivation.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1986
    Grades: PK-81745 East 9800 South
    Sandy, UT 84092
    (801)572-5311

  • Rank: #34-3534.-35.
    The Waterford School
    The Waterford School Photo - The 40-acre campus is located at the base of the Wasatch Mountains in Sandy, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Founding Date: 1986
    Grades: PK-121480 E 9400 S
    Sandy, UT 84092
    (801)816-2203

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