Oldest Private Schools in Washington

The average private school in Washington was founded around 1979 (2021).
The oldest private school in Washington is Holy Names Academy, founded in 1880. The oldest private schools are listed below.

Oldest Private Schools in Washington (2021)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Holy Names Academy
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1880
Grades: 9-12
728 21st Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 323-4272
Rank: #22.
Annie Wright Schools
Annie Wright Schools Photo - Founded in 1884, Annie Wright Schools are nestled in the beautiful North End neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington. Our historic campus includes an indoor pool, two gyms, science and technology labs, art and music studios, theater, outdoor gardens, play areas, athletic fields and open spaces.
(Episcopal)
(2)
Founding Date: 1884
Grades: NS-12
827 N Tacoma Ave
Tacoma, WA 98403
(253) 272-2216
Rank: #33.
Walla Walla Valley Academy
(African Methodist Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1886
Grades: 9-12
300 Sw Academy Way
College Place, WA 99324
(509) 525-1050
Rank: #44.
Rogers Adventist School
Rogers Adventist School Photo - Rogers Adventist School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1892
Grades: K-8
200 SW Academy Way
College Place, WA 99324
(509) 529-1850
Rank: #55.
Saint Patrick Catholic School
Saint Patrick Catholic School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(5)
Founding Date: 1893
Grades: NS-8
1112 North G Street
Tacoma, WA 98403
(253) 272-2297
Rank: #66.
Parkland Lutheran School & Church
Parkland Lutheran School & Church Photo
(Other Lutheran)
Founding Date: 1894
Grades: PK-8
120 123rd Street South
Tacoma, WA 98444
(253) 537-1901
Rank: #77.
Concordia Christian Academy
(African Methodist Episcopal)
(3)
Founding Date: 1897
Grades: PK-12
202 E 56th Street
Tacoma, WA 98404
(253) 475-9513
Rank: #88.
Meadow Glade Adventist Elementary School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1899
Grades: K-8
18717 Ne 109th Ave
Battle Ground, WA 98604
(360) 687-5121
Rank: #99.
Zion Lutheran School
Zion Lutheran School Photo - Care. Excellence. Opportunities.
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(6)
Founding Date: 1901
Grades: PK-8
3923 103rd Ave SE
Lake Stevens, WA 98258
(425) 334-5064
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Columbia Adventist Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1903
Grades: 9-12
11100 Ne 189th St
Battle Ground, WA 98604
(360) 687-3161
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Yakima Adventist Christian School
Yakima Adventist Christian School Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1903
Grades: PK-10
1200 City Reservoir Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
(509) 966-1933
Rank: #1212.
Cascade Christian Academy
Cascade Christian Academy Photo - CCA high school students on Make A Difference Day, cleaning up at Camp Zanika.
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(5)
Founding Date: 1905
Grades: PK-12
600 N Western Ave
Wenatchee, WA 98801
(509) 662-2723
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Forest Ridge School Of The Sacred Heart
Forest Ridge School Of The Sacred Heart Photo - Since 1907, Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart has been graduating caring, capable and globally competent young women who are well prepared for college and beyond.
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1907
Grades: 5-12
4800 139th Avenue Se
Bellevue, WA 98006
(425) 641-0700
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
St. Alphonsus School
St. Alphonsus School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1907
Grades: PK-8
5816 15th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 782-4363
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
St. Joseph School
St. Joseph School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1907
Grades: K-8
700 18th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 329-3260
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Ebenezer Christian School
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1910
Grades: PK-8
9390 Guide Meridian Rd
Lynden, WA 98264
(360) 354-2632
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Lynden Christian School
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1910
Grades: PK-12
417 Lyncs Dr
Lynden, WA 98264
(360) 354-5492
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Bethlehem Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1911
Grades: PK-8
2505 W. 27th Ave.
Kennewick, WA 99337
(509) 582-5624
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Hrrs Juan Diego Academy
Hrrs Juan Diego Academy Photo - Food Bank Drive! Helping our community!
Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1911
Grades: PK-8
504 S 30th St
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 272-7012
Rank: #2020.
Colville Valley Junior Academy
Colville Valley Junior Academy Photo - We do alot of listening and learning here.
(African Methodist Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1912
Grades: K-8
139 E Cedar Loop
Colville, WA 99114
(509) 684-6830
Rank: #2121.
Assumption Catholic School
Assumption Catholic School Photo - Assumption Catholic School Welcomes YOU!
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1913
Grades: PK-8
2116 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 733-6133
Rank: #2222.
Christ The Teacher Catholic School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1914
Grades: PK-8
1214 West Chestnut Avenue
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 575-5604
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Auburn Adventist Academy
Auburn Adventist Academy Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(3)
Founding Date: 1919
Grades: 9-12
5000 Auburn Way S
Auburn, WA 98092
(253) 939-5000
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Buena Vista Sda School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1919
Grades: PK-8
3320 Academy Drive SE
Auburn, WA 98092
(253) 833-0718
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Lakeside School
(Amish)
Founding Date: 1919
Grades: 1-8
14050 1st Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98125
(260) 499-4481
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Lewis County Adventist School
Lewis County Adventist School Photo - We are in a quiet and beautiful country setting, just outside the city limits of Chehalis. Our school sits on a hill and has a fantastic view of Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Adams.
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(3)
Founding Date: 1922
Grades: PK-10
2102 S. Scheuber Rd.
Chehalis, WA 98532
(360) 748-3213
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Olympia Christian School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
Founding Date: 1922
Grades: K-8
1215 Ethel St NW
Olympia, WA 98502
(360) 352-1831
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
O'dea High School
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1923
Grades: 9-12
802 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 622-6596
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
St. John School
St. John School Photo - Grandparents' and Friends' Day
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1923
Grades: PK-8
120 N 79th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 783-0337
Rank: #28 - 3028. - 30.
St. Joseph School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1923
Grades: PK-8
123 Sw 6th St
Chehalis, WA 98532
(360) 748-0961
Rank: #3131.
The Bush School
The Bush School Photo
Founding Date: 1924
Grades: NS-12
3400 E Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 322-7978
Rank: #3232.
Visitation Catholic Stem Academy
Visitation Catholic Stem Academy Photo - Visitation Catholic STEM Academy building with Church of the Visitation Parish next door.
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1925
Grades: PK-8
3306 S 58th St
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 474-6424
Rank: #3333.
Everett Christian School
(Calvinist)
Founding Date: 1926
Grades: PK-8
2221 Cedar St
Everett, WA 98201
(425) 259-3213
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Holy Family School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1927
Grades: NS-8
9615 20th Ave Sw
Seattle, WA 98106
(206) 767-6640
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
St. Anthony Elementary School
St. Anthony Elementary School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1927
Grades: PK-8
336 Shattuck Avenue S
Renton, WA 98057
(425) 255-0059
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