Oldest Private Schools in Washington

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  • The average private school in Washington was founded around 1979 (2020-21).
  • The oldest private school in Washington is Holy Names Academy, founded in 1880.
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Schools in Washington (2020-21)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Holy Names Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1880
    Grades: 9-12728 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)
    Founding Date: 1884
    Grades: NS-12827 N Tacoma Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98403
    (253) 272-2216

  • Rank: #33.
    Walla Walla Valley Academy
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1886
    Grades: 9-12300 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-8200 SW Academy Way
    College Place, WA 99324
    (509) 529-1850

  • Rank: #55.
    Saint Patrick Catholic School
    Saint Patrick Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1893
    Grades: NS-81112 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-8120 123rd Street South
    Tacoma, WA 98444
    (253) 537-1901

  • Rank: #77.
    Concordia Christian Academy
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1897
    Grades: PK-12202 E 56th Street
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253) 475-9513

  • Rank: #88.
    Meadow Glade Adventist Elementary School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1899
    Grades: K-818717 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)
    Founding Date: 1901
    Grades: PK-83923 103rd Ave SE
    Lake Stevens, WA 98258
    (425) 334-5064

  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Columbia Adventist Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1903
    Grades: 9-1211100 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-101200 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)
    Founding Date: 1905
    Grades: PK-12600 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: 5-124800 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-85816 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-8700 18th Ave E
    Seattle, WA 98112
    (206) 329-3260

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Ebenezer Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: PK-89390 Guide Meridian Rd
    Lynden, WA 98264
    (360) 354-2632

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Lynden Christian School
    (Christian)
    Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: PK-12417 Lyncs Dr
    Lynden, WA 98264
    (360) 354-5492

  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Bethlehem Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1911
    Grades: PK-82505 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-8504 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-8139 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)
    Founding Date: 1913
    Grades: PK-82116 Cornwall Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 733-6133

  • Rank: #2222.
    Christ The Teacher Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1914
    Grades: PK-81214 West Chestnut Avenue
    Yakima, WA 98902
    (509) 575-5604

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.
    Auburn Adventist Academy
    Auburn Adventist Academy Photo
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Founding Date: 1919
    Grades: 9-125000 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-83320 Academy Drive SE
    Auburn, WA 98092
    (253) 833-0718

  • Rank: #23-2523.- 25.
    Lakeside School
    (Amish)
    Founding Date: 1919
    Grades: 1-814050 1st Avenue NE
    Seattle, WA 98125
    (260) 499-4481

  • Rank: #2626.
    Lewis County Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1922
    Grades: PK-102102 S. Scheuber Rd.
    Chehalis, WA 98532
    (360) 748-3213

  • Rank: #27-2927.- 29.
    O'dea High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1923
    Grades: 9-12802 Terry Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98104
    (206) 622-6596

  • Rank: #27-2927.- 29.
    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

  • Rank: #27-2927.- 29.
    St Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1923
    Grades: PK-8123 Sw 6th St
    Chehalis, WA 98532
    (360) 748-0961

  • Rank: #3030.
    The Bush School
    The Bush School Photo
    Founding Date: 1924
    Grades: NS-123400 E Harrison Street
    Seattle, WA 98112
    (206) 322-7978

  • Rank: #3131.
    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-83306 S 58th St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253) 474-6424

  • Rank: #3232.
    Everett Christian School
    (Calvinist)
    Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: PK-82221 Cedar St
    Everett, WA 98201
    (425) 259-3213

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    St. Anthony Elementary School
    St. Anthony Elementary School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1927
    Grades: PK-8336 Shattuck Avenue S
    Renton, WA 98057
    (425) 255-0059

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    St. Therese Catholic Academy
    St. Therese Catholic Academy Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1927
    Grades: NS-8900 35th Ave
    Seattle, WA 98122
    (206) 324-0460

  • Rank: #3535.
    Spokane Valley Adventist School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Founding Date: 1937
    Grades: K-81603 S Sullivan Rd
    Veradale, WA 99037
    (509) 926-0955

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