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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 39 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Year Founded Grades Location
  • 1.
    Georgetown Preparatory School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1789
    Grades: 9-12
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    (301)214-1215
  • 2.
    Bridgton Academy
    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.
    1879
    Grades: 7-12
    225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (540)946-7700
  • 5.
    1885
    Grades: 9-12
    3535 Commerce Rd.
    Orchard LakeMI 48324
    (248)431-1697
  • 6.
    Subiaco Academy
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1887
    Grades: 7-12
    405 North Subiaco Avenue
    SubiacoAR 72865
    (479)934-1034
  • 7.
    The Kiski School
    All-Boys 
    1888
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1888 Brett Lane
    SaltsburgPA 15681
    (724)639-8035
  • 8.-10.
    1889
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265
    (573)581-1776
  • 8.-10.
    St. Catherine's Academy
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1889

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

    Grades: 9-12
    241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA 22989
    (888)798-9371
  • 11.
    1892
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800)948-6291
  • 12.-13.
    Fork Union Military Academy
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    1898
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    (800)462-3862
  • 12.-13.
    1898

    Grades: 6-12
    174 Ward Circle
    Camp HillAL 36850
    (256)675-6269
  • 14.
    Christ School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1900
    Grades: 8-12
    500 Christ School Road
    AshevilleNC 28704
    (828)684-6232
  • 15.-16.
    Hillside School
    All-Boys 
    1901
    Grades: 5-9
    404 Robin Hill Street
    MarlboroughMA 01752
    (508)485-3483
  • 15.-16.
    Salisbury School
    All-Boys 
    1901

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    (860)435-5732
  • 17.
    McCallie School
    All-Boys 
    1905
    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    (800)234-2163
  • 18.-19.
    1907
    Grades: 7-12
    2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    (800)462-2338
  • 18.-19.
    Trinity-Pawling School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1907

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    700 Route 22
    PawlingNY 12564
    (845)855-4825
  • 20.-21.
    Blue Ridge School
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1909
    Grades: 9-12
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    (434)985-2811
  • 20.-21.
    Hargrave Military Academy
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    1909

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    (800)432-2480
  • 22.-23.
    1910
    Grades: 7-12
    2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    (888)762-2338
  • 22.-23.
    1910

    Grades: 6-12
    425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    (314)692-6640
  • 24.
    1922
    Grades: 6-9
    271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413)774-9111
  • 25.-26.
    1927
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    (800)464-2866
  • 25.-26.
    St. Francis High School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1927

    Grades: 9-12
    4129 Lake Shore Road
    HamburgNY 14075
    (716)627-1200
  • 27.
    1928
    Grades: 7-12
    1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087
    (610)989-1200
  • 28.
    1930
    Grades: 8-12 | 1-12 (day)
    4175 West 29th Avenue
    Vancouver, BCCanada 00001
    (604)221-3915
  • 29.
    1945
    Grades: 6-9
    62 Alumni Drive
    CanaanNH 03741
    (603)523-3548
  • 30.
    1946
    Grades: 6-12, PG
    583 Sugartown Road
    MalvernPA 19355
    (610)644-1754
  • 31.
    1948
    Grades: 3-12
    28 Patey Circle
    RindgeNH 03461
    (603)899-3325
  • 32.
    1961
    Grades: 9-12
    3701 Sinclair Lane
    BaltimoreMD 21213
    (312)416-1955
  • 33.
    St. Thomas More School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1962
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    45 Cottage Road
    OakdaleCT 06370
    (860)823-3861
  • 34.
    1965
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    320 Iwo Jima Blvd
    HarlingenTX 78550
  • 35.
    Mount Michael Benedictine School
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1970
    Grades: 9-12
    22520 Mount Michael Road
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402)238-1457
  • 36.-37.
    1978
    Grades: 6-12
    14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    (802)387-4545
  • 36.-37.
    1978

    Grades: 5-12
    6727 South Chippawa Rd
    Wellandport, OntarioCanada 12345
    (905)386-6203
  • 38.
    1983
    Grades: 9-12
    58 Harrison Lane
    BethlehemCT 06751
    (203)266-7788
  • 39.
    testing123
    All-Boys  (Jewish)
    2000
    Grades: 1-7 | 1-10 (day)
    555 Alton Dr.
    testCanada 78584
    (785)687-5765

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