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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 26 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 Dance program offers students the opportunity to explore and continue their progress in a variety of dance techniques, from ballet to tap to modern, regardless of skill level.
    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 - Students with their teacher in the newly renovated Sarah Graham Kenan Library. This inviting space is the center of intellectual life for students and faculty. It serves as a "creative commons" where students work collaboratively with classmates, work one-on-one with teachers and tutors or work individually to research assignments or just enjoy a good book or magazine.
    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 - SEM student-athletes have opportunities in winter to join teams in fencing, bowling and basketball. In spring we have tennis, lacrosse, sailing and crew. In the fall we offer crew, field hockey, soccer, sailing, swimming, cross country, and golf.
    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
    All-Girls 
    1867
    Grades: 8-12
    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 - Catholic Schools Week luncheon with local senior citizens
    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 - Whether riding is the center of your life or a sport you've always wanted to pursue, at Dana Hall you can take the reins yourself.
    All-Girls 
    1881
    Grades: 9-12
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781)489-1331
  • 12.
    Chatham Hall
    Chatham Hall Photo - Chatham Hall offers a competitive athletic program, with nine varsity sports. We've won numerous conference championships, most recently in swimming (four years in a row!), tennis, and field hockey.
    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 - The Athletic Department at Miss Hall's instills in student-athletes the values of fitness, teamwork, and competition while inspiring each girl to master physical skills, envision her potential, strive to attain goals, build confidence, and experience the power of community pride.
    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 - Madeira's 376-acre campus in McLean, Virginia, overlooks the Potomac River from a perch just 12 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.
    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 - Life in the Dorms
    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 - BELIEVE IN THE DIFFERENCE YOU CAN MAKE. * We respect the dignity of all people and promote compassion, forgiveness, and generosity.* Social responsibility is an important part of our purpose and inspires our students to serve others as Chapel leaders, on our Honor Council, as Student Government leaders, and by volunteering in our local community and around the world.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1921
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
    TappahannockVA 22560
    (804)443-3357
  • 23.
    Santa Catalina School
    Santa Catalina School Photo - Catch the Cougar Spirit!
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1950
    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    (831)655-9356
  • 24.
    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
  • 25.
    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
  • 26.
    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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