Oldest Founding Date

Among "All-Girls Schools", view the boarding schools with the oldest founding date (2024).
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).
Year Founded Range: 1746 1950 Avg. Year Founded: 1876

Oldest Founding Date

Among All-Girls Schools (out of 22 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
Boarding School
Year Founded
Grades
Location
Rank: #11
Linden Hall
Linden Hall Photo
All-Girls
Year Founded: 1746
Grades: 6-12, PG
212 E Main Street
Lititz, PA 17543
(717) 626-8512
Rank: #22
Emma Willard School
Emma Willard School Photo
All-Girls
(9)
Year Founded: 1814
Grades: 9-12, PG
285 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 833-1320
Rank: #33
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)
(2)
Year Founded: 1832
Grades: 9-12, PG
8400 Greenspring Avenue
Stevenson, MD 21153
(410) 486-7401
Rank: #44
Saint Mary's School
Saint Mary's School Photo - At Saint Mary's School, girls take center stage. We know girls and we know the all-girl learning environment at Saint Mary's School inspires girls to step outside their comfort zone, engage their minds, amplify their voices, and discover who they are and who they want to become!
All-Girls (Episcopal)
(1)
Year Founded: 1842
Grades: 9-12
900 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 424-4100
Rank: #55
Miss Porter's School
Miss Porter's School Photo
All-Girls
(5)
Year Founded: 1843
Grades: 9-12
60 Main Street
Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 409-3530
Rank: #66
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
Year Founded: 1851
Grades: 9-12, PG
205 Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 885-6780
Rank: #77
Grier School
Grier School Photo
All-Girls
(6)
Year Founded: 1853
Grades: 7-12, PG
2522 Grier School Road
Tyrone, PA 16686
(814) 684-3000
Rank: #88
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
(12)
Year Founded: 1867
Grades: 8-12, PG
1500 Glencoe Road
Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
(443) 662-1009
Rank: #99
Stoneleigh-Burnham School
Stoneleigh-Burnham School Photo - Our challenging and supportive learning environment encourages appropriate risk-taking by providing a safe space for making mistakes. Stoneleigh-Burnham School offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.
All-Girls
(15)
Year Founded: 1869
Grades: 7-12, PG
574 Bernardston Road
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 774-2711
Rank: #10-1110.-11
Academy of the Holy Family
Academy of the Holy Family Photo - Ambassadors Club
All-Girls (Catholic)
Year Founded: 1874
Grades: 9-12
54 W. Main Street Box 691
Baltic, CT 06330
(860) 822-6279
Rank: #10-1110.-11
Trafalgar Castle School
Trafalgar Castle School Photo - Castle photo
All-Girls
Year Founded: 1874
Grades: 7-12  | 4-12 (day)
401 Reynolds Street
Whitby, Canada L1M2P3
(905) 668-3358
Rank: #1212
Dana Hall School
Dana Hall School Photo - Dana Hall focuses on providing an education with purpose-one that is infused with helping girls navigate and articulate what's important to them.
All-Girls
(6)
Year Founded: 1881
Grades: 9-12  | 5-12 (day)
45 Dana Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
(781) 489-1331
Rank: #1313
Chatham Hall
Chatham Hall Photo - Chatham Hall's campus was built to promote community and collaboration.
All-Girls (Episcopal)
(5)
Year Founded: 1894
Grades: 9-12
800 Chatham Hall Circle
Chatham, VA 24531
(434) 432-5516
Rank: #1414
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
(6)
Year Founded: 1898
Grades: 9-12, PG
492 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-1300
Rank: #1515
Branksome Hall
Branksome Hall Photo
All-Girls
Year Founded: 1903
Grades: 7-12  | PK-12 (day)
10 Elm Avenue
Toronto, Canada m4w 1n4
(416) 920-9741
Rank: #1616
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
(2)
Year Founded: 1906
Grades: 9-12, PG
8328 Georgetown Pike
McLean, VA 22102
(703) 556-8273
Rank: #1717
Westover School
Westover School Photo
All-Girls
(12)
Year Founded: 1909
Grades: 9-12
1237 Whittemore Rd.
Middlebury, CT 06762
(203) 577-4521
Rank: #1818
Garrison Forest School
Garrison Forest School Photo - One of the entrances to Garrison Forest School.
All-Girls
Year Founded: 1910
Grades: 8-12  | PK-12 (day)
300 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
(410) 559-3111
Rank: #1919
The Ethel Walker School
The Ethel Walker School Photo - Beaver Brook Building - This building houses many of our academic classes as well as administrative offices, meeting spaces, art rooms, and our computer lab.
All-Girls
Year Founded: 1911
Grades: 7-12, PG  | 6-12, PG (day)
230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 408-4200
Rank: #2020
Foxcroft School
Foxcroft School Photo - Schoolhouse
All-Girls
(9)
Year Founded: 1914
Grades: 9-12, PG
22407 Foxhound Lane
Middleburg, VA 20117
(540) 687-4340
Rank: #2121
St. Margaret's School
St. Margaret's School Photo - College Preparedness: Challenge yourself with a collaborative STEAM curriculum and rigorous academics, including Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment courses to start earning college credit. Our college counselor will help you to navigate the different colleges and degree fields to best prepare you for life after graduation from St. Margaret's.
All-Girls (Episcopal)
(7)
Year Founded: 1921
Grades: 8-12, PG
PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
Tappahannock, VA 22560
(804) 443-3357
Rank: #2222
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)
(1)
Year Founded: 1950
Grades: 9-12
1500 Mark Thomas Drive
Monterey, CA 93940
(831) 655-9356

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