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Among "All-Girls Schools", view the boarding schools with the oldest founding date (2021).
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 (2021)

Among All-Girls Schools (out of 22 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Year Founded Grades Location
  • 1.Rank: #1
    Emma Willard School
    Emma Willard School Photo
    All-Girls 
    1814
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    (518) 833-1320
  • 2.Rank: #2
    St. Timothy's School
    St. Timothy's School Photo - Completed in 2012, Dixon Hall is our state-of-the-art academic building. The technology-rich facility features the Taft Lecture Hall, the Coleman World Languages and Cultures Center, and a Center for Learning and Teaching.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1832
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8400 Greenspring Avenue
    StevensonMD 21153
    (410) 486-7401
  • 3.Rank: #3
    Saint Mary's School
    Saint Mary's School Photo - Saint Mary's School offers a historic, 23-acre campus in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina, and is only minutes from the renowned Research Triangle. Its unique location provides a vibrant 24/7 campus with unlimited opportunities for learning both on and off campus.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1842
    Grades: 9-12
    900 Hillsborough Street
    RaleighNC 27603
    (919) 424-4100
  • 4.Rank: #4
    1843
    Grades: 9-12
    60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    (860) 409-3530
  • 5.Rank: #5
    Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - Our oldest tradition may be forward thinking but we are anchored in many other traditions too. Roses and white dresses for commencement. Our Social & Academic Honor Code. Morning Meeting to start the day. ..
    All-Girls 
    1851
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    (716) 885-6780
  • 6.Rank: #6
    Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-Girls 
    1853
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814) 684-3000
  • 7.Rank: #7
    Oldfields School
    Oldfields School Photo - Oldfields School`s Mission is to embrace each student`s authentic self, educate through collaboration, empower the individual voice, and inspire confidence and continual growth, leading to a life of purpose.
    All-Girls 
    1867
    Grades: 8-12
    1500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks GlencoeMD 21152
    (443) 662-1050
  • 8.Rank: #8
    1869
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA 01301
    (413) 774-2711
  • 9.Rank: #9
    Academy of the Holy Family
    Academy of the Holy Family Photo - School year 2020-2021
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1874
    Grades: 9-12
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    (860) 822-6279
  • 10.Rank: #10
    Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - The Dana Hall Dragons are ready to roar.
    All-Girls 
    1881
    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day)
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781) 489-1331
  • 11.Rank: #11
    Chatham Hall
    Chatham Hall Photo - Our traditions are a vital force: They bridge the generations, bond students, and help us continually build our community. Best of all, they're a lot of fun (and they help make Chatham Hall the unique place it is).
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1894
    Grades: 9-12
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    (434) 432-5516
  • 12.Rank: #12
    Miss Hall's School
    Miss Hall's School Photo - A talented, supportive community of learners awaits you at MHS. Our faculty are dedicated mentors who are passionate about their subjects and creative in their teaching, unafraid to ditch the textbook in favor of collaborative, project-based learning.
    All-Girls 
    1898
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    492 Holmes Road
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413) 499-1300
  • 13.Rank: #13
    Branksome Hall
    Branksome Hall Photo
    All-Girls 
    1903
    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    10 Elm Avenue
    TorontoCanada m4w 1n4
    (416) 920-9741
  • 14.Rank: #14
    The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - Capitol Hill internships in the offices of senators and representatives are a hallmark of the junior year at Madeira
    All-Girls 
    1906
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    (703) 556-8273
  • 15.Rank: #15
    1907
    Grades: 8-12 | 5-12 (day)
    4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425) 641-0700
  • 16.Rank: #16
    Westover School
    Westover School Photo
    All-Girls 
    1909
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1237 Whittemore Rd.
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    (203) 577-4521
  • 17.Rank: #17
    1910
    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    (410) 559-3111
  • 18.Rank: #18
    1911
    Grades: 7-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860) 408-4200
  • 19.Rank: #19
    Foxcroft School
    Foxcroft School Photo - Schoolhouse
    All-Girls 
    1914
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    22407 Foxhound Lane
    MiddleburgVA 20117
    (540) 687-4340
  • 20.Rank: #20
    St. Margaret's School
    St. Margaret's School Photo - WE BELIEVE YOU BELONG HERE. * 10 acre historic waterfront campus * 42 acre athletic complex * Within 2 hours of Washington, DC, Richmond, Charlottesville, Williamsburg, and Virginia Beach
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1921
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
    TappahannockVA 22560
    (804) 443-3357
  • 21.Rank: #21
    Santa Catalina School
    Santa Catalina School Photo - Come visit our beautiful campus in Monterey, California! Call the admission office at 831.655.9356 or email admission@santacatalina.org to schedule your visit.
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1950
    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    (831) 655-9356
  • 22.Rank: #22
    Branksome Hall Asia
    Branksome Hall Asia Photo - Branksome Hall Asia is a day and boarding school for girls in grades 6-12.
    All-Girls 
    2012
    Grades: 5-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    234 Global edu-ro, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si
    Jeju-doSouth Korea 63644
    82649025000
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