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  • Among "All-Boys Schools", view the boarding schools with the oldest founding date (2018-19).
  • The "founding dates" below are the dates that schools have traditionally.
  • Note that the definition of "founding date" may differ slightly from school to school (e.g., whether it selects the year the school first received its charter or the year it first admitted students - regardless, the differences between the two are often small).

Oldest Founding Date (2018-19)

Among All-Boys Schools (out of 41 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Year Founded Grades Location
  • 1.
    Georgetown Preparatory School
    Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - GP has a world class lacrosse program
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1789
    Grades: 9-12
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    (301)214-1215
  • 2.
    Bridgton Academy
    Bridgton Academy Photo - Welcome to Bridgton Academy! Located in the Western Maine foothills and the heart of Maine's Lake Region, we've been preparing young men for the rigors of college and beyond since 1808. We Know PG.
    All-Boys 
    1808
    Grades: 11-12, PG
    PO Box 292
    North BridgtonME 04057
    (207)647-3322
  • 3.
    1831
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    (440)275-2811
  • 4.
    1854
    Grades: 7-12
    304 S. Beach Blvd.
    Bay St. LouisMS 39520
    (228)467-9057
  • 5.
    1879
    Grades: 7-12
    225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (800)946-7773
  • 6.
    1885
    Grades: 9-12
    3535 Commerce Rd.
    Orchard LakeMI 48324
    (248)431-1697
  • 7.-8.
    St. John's Military School
    St. John's Military School Photo - Through the main gate of campus, the Teardrop (named for the shape of the area) welcomes visitors with over 150 flags donated by alumni, friends, and family of St. John's Military School. Vanier Academic Center faces the main gate.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1887
    Grades: 6-12
    Po Box 5020
    SalinaKS 67402
    (866)252-1995
  • 7.-8.
    Subiaco Academy
    Subiaco Academy Photo - Subiaco Abbey and Academy
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1887

    Grades: 7-12
    405 North Subiaco Avenue
    SubiacoAR 72865
    (479)934-1034
  • 9.
    The Kiski School
    The Kiski School Photo - The Swank Student Center
    All-Boys 
    1888
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1888 Brett Lane
    SaltsburgPA 15681
    (724)639-8035
  • 10.-12.
    1889
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265
    (573)581-1776
  • 10.-12.
    St. Catherine's Academy
    St. Catherine's Academy Photo - With a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1, students can receive personal attention and specialized instruction.
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1889

    Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day)
    215 N. Harbor Blvd.
    AnaheimCA 92805
    (714)772-1363
  • 10.-12.
    1889

    Grades: 9-12
    241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA 22989
    (888)798-9371
  • 13.
    1892
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800)948-6291
  • 14.-15.
    Fork Union Military Academy
    Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    1898
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    (800)462-3862
  • 14.-15.
    1898

    Grades: 6-12
    174 Ward Circle
    Camp HillAL 36850
    (256)675-6269
  • 16.
    Christ School
    Christ School Photo
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1900
    Grades: 8-12
    500 Christ School Road
    AshevilleNC 28704
    (828)684-6232
  • 17.-18.
    Hillside School
    Hillside School Photo
    All-Boys 
    1901
    Grades: 5-9
    404 Robin Hill Street
    MarlboroughMA 01752
    (508)485-3483
  • 17.-18.
    Salisbury School
    Salisbury School Photo
    All-Boys 
    1901

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    (860)435-5732
  • 19.
    McCallie School
    McCallie School Photo - McCallie's academic programs go beyond merely mastering the necessary material. They excel at teaching students to think. McCallie does not teach courses or subjects; McCallie teaches boys.
    All-Boys 
    1905
    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    (800)234-2163
  • 20.-21.
    1907
    Grades: 7-12
    2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    (800)462-2338
  • 20.-21.
    Trinity-Pawling School
    Trinity-Pawling School Photo - Make yourself at home at Trinity-Pawling. And then leap out of your comfort zone. As a brotherhood, we're a caring community that will push you to be nothing short of extraordinary.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1907

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    700 Route 22
    PawlingNY 12564
    (845)855-4825
  • 22.-23.
    Blue Ridge School
    Blue Ridge School Photo - The campus lake offers wonderful views of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1909
    Grades: 9-12
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    (434)985-2811
  • 22.-23.
    Hargrave Military Academy
    Hargrave Military Academy Photo - Respect! Integrity! Success! Earn it at Hargrave!
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    1909

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    (800)432-2480
  • 24.-25.
    1910
    Grades: 7-12
    2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    (888)762-2338
  • 24.-25.
    1910

    Grades: 6-12
    425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    (314)692-6640
  • 26.
    1922
    Grades: 6-9
    271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413)774-9111
  • 27.
    South Kent School
    South Kent School Photo - Since its founding in 1923, South Kent School has provided its students with the intellectual, moral, physical and social framework for scholastic achievement in college and productive citizenship in adult society.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1923
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    40 Bulls Bridge Road
    South KentCT 06785
    (860)927-3539
  • 28.-29.
    1927
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    (800)464-2866
  • 28.-29.
    1927

    Grades: 9-12
    4129 Lake Shore Road
    HamburgNY 14075
    (716)627-1200
  • 30.
    1928
    Grades: 7-12
    1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087
    (610)989-1200
  • 31.
    1930
    Grades: 8-12 | 1-12 (day)
    4175 West 29th Avenue
    Vancouver, BCCanada 00001
    (604)221-3915
  • 32.
    1945
    Grades: 6-9
    62 Alumni Drive
    CanaanNH 03741
    (603)523-3548
  • 33.
    1946
    Grades: 6-12, PG
    583 Sugartown Road
    MalvernPA 19355
    (610)644-1754
  • 34.
    1948
    Grades: 3-12
    28 Patey Circle
    RindgeNH 03461
    (603)899-3325
  • 35.
    1961
    Grades: 9-12
    3701 Sinclair Lane
    BaltimoreMD 21213
    (312)416-1955
  • 36.
    St. Thomas More School
    St. Thomas More School Photo
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1962
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    45 Cottage Road
    OakdaleCT 06370
    (860)823-3861
  • 37.
    1965
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    320 Iwo Jima Blvd
    HarlingenTX 78550
  • 38.
    Mount Michael Benedictine School
    Mount Michael Benedictine School Photo
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1970
    Grades: 9-12
    22520 Mount Michael Road
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402)238-1457
  • 39.-40.
    1978
    Grades: 6-12
    14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    (802)387-4545
  • 39.-40.
    1978

    Grades: 5-12
    6727 South Chippawa Rd
    Wellandport, OntarioCanada 12345
    (905)386-6203
  • 41.
    1983
    Grades: 9-12
    58 Harrison Lane
    BethlehemCT 06751
    (203)266-7788

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