Oldest Private Schools in Washington

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  • The average private school in Washington was founded around 1979 (2018-19).
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The oldest private school in Washington is Holy Names Academy, founded in 1880.

Oldest Private Schools in Washington (2018-19)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • 1.
    Holy Names Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1880
    Grades: 9-12728 21st Ave E
    Seattle, WA 98112
    (206)323-4272

  • 2.
    Annie Wright Schools
    Annie Wright Schools Photo - Annie Wright Schools opened a new program for high school boys for the 2017-18 school year. Based on the exceptional academic program of Annie Wright's Upper School for Girls but designed as a separate and unique experience, the Upper School for Boys draws on Annie Wright's rich traditions while providing inquiry-based and innovative programs.
    (Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1884
    Grades: NS-12827 N Tacoma Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98403
    (253)272-2216

  • 3.
    Walla Walla Valley Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1886
    Grades: 9-12300 Sw Academy Way
    College Place, WA 99324
    (509)525-1050

  • 4.
    Rogers Adventist School
    Rogers Adventist School Photo - Rogers Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1892
    Grades: K-8200 SW Academy Way
    College Place, WA 99324
    (509)529-1850

  • 5.
    Saint Patrick Catholic School
    Saint Patrick Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1893
    Grades: PK-81112 North G Street
    Tacoma, WA 98403
    (253)272-2297

  • 6.
    Parkland Lutheran School & Church
    Parkland Lutheran School & Church Photo
    (Other Lutheran)
    Founding Date: 1894
    Grades: PK-8120 123rd Street South
    Tacoma, WA 98444
    (253)537-1901

  • 7.-8.
    Concordia Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1899
    Grades: NS-8202 E 56th St
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253)475-9513

  • 7.-8.
    Meadow Glade Adventist Elementary School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1899
    Grades: K-818717 Ne 109th Ave
    Battle Ground, WA 98604
    (360)687-5121

  • 9.
    Zion Lutheran School
    Zion Lutheran School Photo - Care. Excellence. Opportunities.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1901
    Grades: PK-83923 103rd Ave SE
    Lake Stevens, WA 98258
    (425)334-5064

  • 10.
    Yakima Adventist Christian School
    Yakima Adventist Christian School Photo
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1903
    Grades: PK-101200 City Reservoir Rd
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509)966-1933

  • 11.
    Cascade Christian Academy
    Cascade Christian Academy Photo - Cascade Christian Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1905
    Grades: PK-12600 N Western Ave
    Wenatchee, WA 98801
    (509)662-2723

  • 12.-14.
    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: 5-124800 139th Avenue Se
    Bellevue, WA 98006
    (425)641-0700

  • 12.-14.
    St. Alphonsus Parish School
    St. Alphonsus Parish School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1907
    Grades: PK-85816 15th Ave NW
    Seattle, WA 98107
    (206)782-4363

  • 12.-14.
    St. Joseph School
    St. Joseph School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1907
    Grades: K-8700 18th Ave E
    Seattle, WA 98112
    (206)329-3260

  • 15.-16.
    Ebenezer Christian School
    (Calvinist)
    Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: PK-89390 Guide Meridian Rd
    Lynden, WA 98264
    (360)354-2632

  • 15.-16.
    Lynden Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: PK-12417 Lyncs Dr
    Lynden, WA 98264
    (360)318-9525

  • 17.-18.
    Bethlehem Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1911
    Grades: PK-82505 W. 27th Ave.
    Kennewick, WA 99337
    (509)582-5624

  • 17.-18.
    Holy Rosary School
    Holy Rosary School Photo - Technology Classroom
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1911
    Grades: PK-8504 S 30th St
    Tacoma, WA 98402
    (253)272-7012

  • 19.
    Colville Valley Junior Academy
    Colville Valley Junior Academy Photo - We do alot of listening and learning here.
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1912
    Grades: K-9139 E Cedar Loop
    Colville, WA 99114
    (509)684-6830

  • 20.
    Assumption Catholic School
    Assumption Catholic School Photo - Excellence of mind, body, and spirit since 1913.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1913
    Grades: PK-82116 Cornwall Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360)733-6133

  • 21.
    St Paul Cathedral School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1914
    Grades: PK-81214 West Chestnut Avenue
    Yakima, WA 98902
    (509)575-5604

  • 22.-23.
    Auburn Adventist Academy
    Auburn Adventist Academy Photo
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1919
    Grades: 9-125000 Auburn Way S
    Auburn, WA 98092
    (253)939-5000

  • 22.-23.
    Lakeside School
    (Amish)
    Founding Date: 1919
    Grades: 5-1214050 1st Avenue NE
    Seattle, WA 98125
    (206)368-3600

  • 24.
    Lewis County Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1922
    Grades: PK-102102 S. Scheuber Rd.
    Chehalis, WA 98532
    (360)748-3213

  • 25.-26.
    O'dea High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1923
    Grades: 9-12802 Terry Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98104
    (206)622-6596

  • 25.-26.
    St. John School
    St. John School Photo - Grandparents' and Friends' Day
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1923
    Grades: PK-8120 N 79th Street
    Seattle, WA 98103
    (206)783-0337

  • 27.
    The Bush School
    The Bush School Photo
    Founding Date: 1924
    Grades: K-123400 E Harrison Street
    Seattle, WA 98112
    (206)322-7978

  • 28.
    Visitation Catholic STEM Academy
    Visitation Catholic STEM Academy Photo - Interactive play in the PreK classroom.
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1925
    Grades: PK-83306 S 58th St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253)474-6424

  • 29.
    Everett Christian School
    (Calvinist)
    Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: PK-82221 Cedar St
    Everett, WA 98201
    (425)259-3213

  • 30.
    St. Therese Catholic Academy
    St. Therese Catholic Academy Photo
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1927
    Grades: NS-8900 35th Ave
    Seattle, WA 98122
    (206)324-0460

  • 31.
    Spokane Valley Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1937
    Grades: K-81603 S Sullivan Rd
    Veradale, WA 99037
    (509)926-0955

  • 32.
    St Catherine School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1941
    Grades: PK-88524 8th Ave Ne
    Seattle, WA 98115
    (206)525-0581

  • 33.-34.
    Kitsap Adventist Christian School
    Kitsap Adventist Christian School Photo - Kitsap Adventist Christian School is located in a beautiful country setting.
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1945
    Grades: K-85088 NW Taylor Rd
    Bremerton, WA 98312
    (360)377-4542

  • 33.-34.
    Upper Columbia Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1945
    Grades: 9-123025 E Spangle Waverly Rd
    Spangle, WA 99031
    (509)245-3600

  • 35.
    Seattle Christian Schools
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1946
    Grades: K-1218301 Military Road S
    Seattle, WA 98188
    (206)246-8241

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