Oldest Private Schools in Wisconsin

The average private school in Wisconsin was founded around 1954 (2021-22).
The oldest private school in Wisconsin is St. John Nepomucene School, founded in 1836.

Oldest Private Schools in Wisconsin (2021-22)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
St. John Nepomucene School
St. John Nepomucene School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1836
Grades: PK-8
328 Grand Ave
Little Chute, WI 54140
(920) 788-9082
Rank: #22.
Trinity Lutheran Freistadt
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(7)
Founding Date: 1839
Grades: NS-8
10729 W Freistadt Road
Mequon, WI 53097
(262) 242-2045
Rank: #33.
Salem Lutheran School
Salem Lutheran School Photo
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1847
Grades: PK-8
6844 N 107th St
Milwaukee, WI 53224
(414) 353-8190
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
First Immanuel Lutheran School
First Immanuel Lutheran School Photo - The Learning Center
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1853
Grades: NS-8
W67N622 Evergreen Blvd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
(262) 377-6610
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
St. John Xxiii Catholic School
St. John Xxiii Catholic School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1853
Grades: PK-8
1802 N Wisconsin St
Port Washington, WI 53074
(262) 284-2441
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Trinity Lutheran School
Trinity Lutheran School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(3)
Founding Date: 1853
Grades: NS-8
824 Wisconsin Ave
Sheboygan, WI 53081
(920) 458-8248
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Immanuel Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1855
Grades: PK-4
N8092 County Road AY
Mayville, WI 53050
(920) 387-2158
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
St. John Lutheran School
St. John Lutheran School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1855
Grades: NS-8
W5407 Highway SS
Random Lake, WI 53075
(920) 994-9190
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Wayland Academy
Wayland Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
Founding Date: 1855
Grades: 9-12
101 N University Avenue
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
(920) 885-3373
Rank: #1010.
St. Johns Lutheran School
St. Johns Lutheran School Photo - Registration Night
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
(1)
Founding Date: 1856
Grades: PK-8
4001 South 68th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53220
(414) 541-5881
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Marquette University High School
All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1857
Grades: 9-12
3401 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 933-7220
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
St. Bernard School
St. Bernard School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1857
Grades: PK-3
111 S Montgomery Street
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 261-7204
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
St. Francis Xavier School
St. Francis Xavier School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1857
Grades: PK-8
2939 Thinnes St
Cross Plains, WI 53528
(608) 798-2422
Rank: #1414.
St. Johns Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1858
Grades: PK-8
198 Westridge Avenue
Burlington, WI 53105
(262) 763-2377
Rank: #1515.
First Evangelical Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1859
Grades: PK-8
520 West Avenue S
La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 784-1050
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Assumption Catholic School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1860
Grades: PK-8
901 W Prospect Street Durand
Durand, WI 54736
(715) 672-5617
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
St. Lawrence Seminary High School
St. Lawrence Seminary High School Photo
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1860
Grades: 9-12
301 Church Street
Mount Calvary, WI 53057
(920) 753-7500
Rank: #1818.
Morrison Zion Lutheran School
Morrison Zion Lutheran School Photo
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1863
Grades: PK-8
7373 County Road W
Greenleaf, WI 54126
(920) 864-2349
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
First German Evangelical Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
(2)
Founding Date: 1864
Grades: PK-8
1025 S 8th St
Manitowoc, WI 54220
(920) 682-7021
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
St. Kilian School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1864
Grades: NS-8
245 High St
Hartford, WI 53027
(262) 673-3081
Rank: #19 - 2119. - 21.
St. Stephen Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1864
Grades: PK-8
505 N Palmatory St
Horicon, WI 53032
(920) 485-6687
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
Luther Preparatory School
Luther Preparatory School Photo - LPS Bell Tower
(African Methodist Episcopal)
Founding Date: 1865
Grades: 9-12
1300 Western Ave
Watertown, WI 53094
(920) 261-4352
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
St. Catherines High School
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1865
Grades: 9-12
1200 Park Ave
Racine, WI 53403
(262) 632-2785
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
St. John Lutheran School
St. John Lutheran School Photo - A balanced preschool program includes reading readiness skills.
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1865
Grades: PK-8
222 N Stafford Street
Plymouth, WI 53073
(920) 893-5114
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
St. Paul's Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1865
Grades: NS-8
210 S Ringold St
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 754-4471
Rank: #22 - 2622. - 26.
St. Peter's Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
Founding Date: 1865
Grades: PK-8
345 N Pine St
Reedsburg, WI 53959
(608) 524-4066
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
St. Mary School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1866
Grades: PK-8
315 West Cook Street
Portage, WI 53901
(608) 742-4998
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
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-5
7129 County Road K
Middleton, WI 53562
(608) 831-4846
Rank: #2929.
St. Paul Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1867
Grades: PK-8
505 Superior Ave
Tomah, WI 54660
(608) 372-4542
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Holy Cross Elementary School
Holy Cross Elementary 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-8
3002 Bay Settlement Rd
Green Bay, WI 54311
(920) 468-0625
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
St. Joseph School
St. Joseph School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1868
Grades: PK-8
1525 Erie St
Racine, WI 53402
(262) 633-2403
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
St. Paul's Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1868
Grades: K-8
309 Bluff St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 563-5349
Rank: #3333.
St. Thomas More High School
St. Thomas More High School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1870
Grades: 9-12
2601 E Morgan Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 481-8370
Rank: #3434.
St. Jacobi Evangelical Lutheran School
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
Founding Date: 1873
Grades: PK-8
8605 W Forest Home Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53228
(414) 425-2040
Rank: #35 - 3735. - 37.
Sacred Heart Elementary School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1874
Grades: PK-6
7379 Church St
Custer, WI 54423
(715) 592-4902
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