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  • Among "All-Girls 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-Girls Schools (out of 27 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Year Founded Grades Location
  • 1.
    Linden Hall School
    Linden Hall School Photo
    All-Girls 
    1746
    Grades: 6-12, PG
    212 East Main Street
    LititzPA 17543
    (717)626-8512
  • 2.
    1814
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    (518)833-1320
  • 3.
    St. Timothy's School
    St. Timothy's School Photo - St. Timothy`s School choir, the "Moongates," sings a wide variety of literature, including folk, classical, and multicultural. The Moongates perform in Chapel each week, as well as at Convocation, Commencement, our annual holiday concert - Lessons and Carols - and other events both on and off campus.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1832
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8400 Greenspring Avenue
    StevensonMD 21153
    (410)486-7401
  • 4.
    Saint Mary's School
    Saint Mary's School Photo - At Saint Mary's School, we know girls and we know what they need to learn, grow and thrive. Our 8:1 student-faculty ratio allows for quality time with teachers and advisors and means every girl is known and valued.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1842
    Grades: 9-12
    900 Hillsborough Street
    RaleighNC 27603
    (919)424-4100
  • 5.
    1843
    Grades: 9-12
    60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    (860)409-3530
  • 6.
    Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - Studying in the library, under the gaze of legendary Miss L. Gertrude Angell, SEM headmistress through both World Wars.
    All-Girls 
    1851
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    (716)885-6780
  • 7.
    Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-Girls 
    1853
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814)684-3000
  • 8.
    Oldfields School
    Oldfields School Photo - PERFORMING ARTS* Three theater productions each year* Plethora of dance and theater classes offered during the academic day* Oldfields Dance Company* Opportunities to perform off-campus(PICTURE: Members of the Oldfields Dance Company)
    All-Girls 
    1867
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks GlencoeMD 21152
    (410)472-4800
  • 9.
    1869
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA 01301
    (413)774-2711
  • 10.
    Academy of the Holy Family
    Academy of the Holy Family Photo - 2015 Fall Tea (Mother-Daughter Luncheon)
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1874
    Grades: 9-12
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    (860)822-6279
  • 11.
    Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - Dancers at all levels find their groove at Dana Hall.
    All-Girls 
    1881
    Grades: 9-12
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781)489-1331
  • 12.
    Chatham Hall
    Chatham Hall Photo - Whether you ve been riding your whole life or have always wanted to you can find a place in our program. The Chatham Hall campus is home to more than 30 horses, three teaching arenas, a permanent Hunter Trials course, and plenty of trails. We teach hunt seat the Modern Forward Riding System with an emphasis on horse and rider
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1894
    Grades: 9-12
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    (434)432-5516
  • 13.
    Miss Hall's School
    Miss Hall's School Photo - Whatever a girl is passionate about can come to life at Miss Hall's. It's a community in which girls from around the world share their breakthrough ideas and opinions, where they contribute to the community and to the conversation.
    All-Girls 
    1898
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    492 Holmes Road, PO Box 1166
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)499-1300
  • 14.
    Branksome Hall
    Branksome Hall Photo
    All-Girls 
    1903
    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    10 Elm Avenue
    TorontoCanada 00000
    (416)920-9741
  • 15.
    The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - Washington D.C. plays a central role in student life. Field trips, internships, and weekend activities take advantage of all the area has to offer. Georgetown Cupcakes, anyone?
    All-Girls 
    1906
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    (703)556-8273
  • 16.
    1907
    Grades: 9-12, PG | 5-12, PG (day)
    4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425)641-0700
  • 17.
    Westover School
    Westover School Photo - An afternoon in the Student Center
    All-Girls 
    1909
    Grades: 9-12
    1237 Whittemore Rd., P.O. Box 847
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    (203)577-4521
  • 18.
    1910
    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    (410)559-3111
  • 19.
    1911
    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860)408-4200
  • 20.
    1913
    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    11600 Welch Road
    DallasTX 75229
    (214)360-6526
  • 21.
    Foxcroft School
    Foxcroft School Photo - Foxcroft Riding
    All-Girls 
    1914
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    P.O. Box 5555
    MiddleburgVA 20118
    (540)687-4340
  • 22.
    St. Margaret's School
    St. Margaret's School Photo - BECOME A LIFE-LONG LEARNER. * Small classes, individual attention, and readiness-based curriculum * Honors and Advanced Placement Classes * Independent study * Dual enrollment college courses * ESL * Wheat Center provides enrichment opportunities for girls at all levels.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1921
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
    TappahannockVA 22560
    (804)443-3357
  • 23.
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Photo - Founded in 1931, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is located in the former Flintridge Hotel in the hills above Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley.
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1931
    Grades: 9-12
    440 St. Katherine Dr.
    La Canada FlintridgeCA 91011
    (626)685-8521
  • 24.
    Santa Catalina School
    Santa Catalina School Photo - Studio Art
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1950
    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    (831)655-9356
  • 25.
    Purnell School
    Purnell School Photo - Students working on a History project with the help of their teacher.
    All-Girls 
    1963
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    51 Pottersville Road, P.O. Box 500
    PottersvilleNJ 07979
    (908)439-4009
  • 26.
    River View Christian Academy
    River View Christian Academy Photo - The beautiful campus in Northern California.
    All-Girls  (Christian)
    1989
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    31500 Grape St. #326
    Lake ElsinoreCA 92532
    (800)494-2200
  • 27.
    2012
    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    234 Global edu-ro, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si
    Jeju-doSouth Korea 63644
    82649025073

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