Oldest Private Schools in Wisconsin

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  • The average private school in Wisconsin was founded around 1955 (2018-19).
  • The oldest private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The oldest private school in Wisconsin is Trinity Lutheran Freistadt, founded in 1839.

Oldest Private Schools in Wisconsin (2018-19)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • 1.
    Trinity Lutheran Freistadt
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1839
    Grades: NS-810729 W Freistadt Road
    Mequon, WI 53097
    (262)242-2045

  • 2.
    Salem Lutheran School
    Salem Lutheran School Photo
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1847
    Grades: PK-86844 N 107th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53224
    (414)353-8190

  • 3.-5.
    First Immanuel Lutheran School
    First Immanuel Lutheran School Photo - 5th Grade Science
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1853
    Grades: NS-8W67N622 Evergreen Blvd
    Cedarburg, WI 53012
    (262)377-6610

  • 3.-5.
    St. John XXIII Catholic School
    St. John XXIII Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1853
    Grades: NS-81802 N Wisconsin St
    Port Washington, WI 53074
    (262)284-2441

  • 3.-5.
    Trinity Lutheran School
    Trinity Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1853
    Grades: PK-8824 Wisconsin Ave
    Sheboygan, WI 53081
    (920)458-8248

  • 6.-7.
    Immanuel Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1855
    Grades: PK-3N8092 County Road AY
    Mayville, WI 53050
    (920)387-5363

  • 6.-7.
    St John Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1855
    Grades: NS-8W5407 Highway Ss
    Random Lake, WI 53075
    (920)994-9190

  • 8.
    St. Johns Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1856
    Grades: PK-84001 South 68th Street
    Milwaukee, WI 53220
    (414)541-5881

  • 9.-11.
    Marquette University High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1857
    Grades: 9-123401 W Wisconsin Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53208
    (414)933-7220

  • 9.-11.
    St Bernard School
    St Bernard School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1857
    Grades: PK-4111 S Montgomery Street
    Watertown, WI 53094
    (920)261-7204

  • 9.-11.
    St Francis Xavier School
    St Francis Xavier School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1857
    Grades: PK-82939 Thinnes St
    Cross Plains, WI 53528
    (608)798-2422

  • 12.
    St Johns Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1858
    Grades: PK-8198 Westridge Avenue
    Burlington, WI 53105
    (262)763-2377

  • 13.
    First Evangelical Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1859
    Grades: PK-8520 West Avenue S
    La Crosse, WI 54601
    (608)784-1050

  • 14.-16.
    Assumption Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1860
    Grades: NS-8901 W Prospect Street Durand
    Durand, WI 54736
    (715)672-5617

  • 14.-16.
    St Lawrence Seminary High School
    St Lawrence Seminary High School Photo - SLS has a 9 to one student teacher ratio.
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1860
    Grades: 9-12301 Church Street
    Mount Calvary, WI 53057
    (920)753-7500

  • 14.-16.
    St. Marys School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1860
    Grades: K-8225 W State Street
    Burlington, WI 53105
    (262)763-1515

  • 17.-18.
    First German Evangelical Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1864
    Grades: PK-81025 S 8th St
    Manitowoc, WI 54220
    (920)682-7021

  • 17.-18.
    St Stephen Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1864
    Grades: PK-8505 N Palmatory St
    Horicon, WI 53032
    (920)485-6687

  • 19.-21.
    Luther Preparatory School
    Luther Preparatory School Photo - LPS Bell Tower
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1865
    Grades: 9-121300 Western Ave
    Watertown, WI 53094
    (920)261-4352

  • 19.-21.
    St. John Lutheran School
    St. John Lutheran School Photo - 3K includes academic math and reading readiness AND social skills and creative play
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1865
    Grades: PK-8222 N Stafford Street
    Plymouth, WI 53073
    (920)893-5114

  • 19.-21.
    St Pauls Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Founding Date: 1865
    Grades: NS-8210 S Ringold St
    Janesville, WI 53545
    (608)754-4471

  • 22.
    St Peter Catholic School
    St Peter Catholic School Photo - Fifth Grade students learn about Project Based Learning through their Fifth Grade Genius Service Project.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1866
    Grades: PK-57129 County Road K
    Middleton, WI 53562
    (608)831-4846

  • 23.
    St Paul Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1867
    Grades: PK-8505 Superior Ave
    Tomah, WI 54660
    (608)372-4542

  • 24.-26.
    Holy Cross Catholic School
    Holy Cross Catholic School Photo - In addition to providing for the sacramental care of our students, Holy Cross Catholic School integrates the Catholic faith into all areas of learning. Our Catholic Faith Integration Curriculum is a unique and innovative way for kids to learn about Jesus Christ and the Roman Catholic tradition.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1868
    Grades: PK-83002 Bay Settlement Rd
    Green Bay, WI 54311
    (920)468-0625

  • 24.-26.
    Morrison Zion Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1868
    Grades: PK-87373 County Road W
    Greenleaf, WI 54126
    (920)864-2349

  • 24.-26.
    St Paul's Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1868
    Grades: K-8309 Bluff St
    Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
    (920)563-5349

  • 27.
    St Jacobi Evangelical Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1873
    Grades: K-88605 W Forest Home Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53228
    (414)425-2040

  • 28.-29.
    Sacred Heart Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1874
    Grades: PK-67379 Church St
    Custer, WI 54423
    (715)592-4902

  • 28.-29.
    St. John's Evangelical Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1874
    Grades: PK-8402 S Main St
    Juneau, WI 53039
    (920)386-4644

  • 30.
    St Pauls Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Founding Date: 1877
    Grades: PK-81100 9th St E
    Menomonie, WI 54751
    (715)235-9622

  • 31.-34.
    Edgewood Campus School
    Edgewood Campus School Photo - Mighty oak trees, some almost 300 years old, add to the serenity and majesty of our stunning play yard.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1881
    Grades: K-8829 Edgewood College Dr
    Madison, WI 53711
    (608)663-4100

  • 31.-34.
    Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart
    Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart Photo - Welcome to Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart!
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1881
    Grades: 9-122219 Monroe St
    Madison, WI 53711
    (608)257-1023

  • 31.-34.
    Most Precious Blood
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1881
    Grades: PK-4120 E Washington St
    New London, WI 54961
    (920)982-2134

  • 31.-34.
    St. Peter Catholic School
    St. Peter Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1881
    Grades: PK-5206 E Washington Street
    Slinger, WI 53086
    (262)644-8083

  • 35.
    Sacred Heart Catholic School
    Sacred Heart Catholic School Photo - Sacramental preparation is included for First Communion and First Reconciliation. Any student, regardless of their age, who is not already baptized is guided towards that sacrament with the assistance of our Pastor and Deacons.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1882
    Grades: NS-8124 E Center St
    Shawano, WI 54166
    (715)526-5328

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