Oldest Founding Date (2017-2018)

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

Among All-Girls Schools (out of 29 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Year Founded Grades Location
  • 1.
    Linden Hall School
    All-Girls 
    1746
    Grades: 6-12, PG
    212 East Main Street
    LititzPA 17543
    717-626-8512
  • 2.
    Salem Academy
    All-Girls  (Moravian)
    1772
    Grades: 9-12
    500 East Salem Avenue
    Winston-SalemNC 27101
    336-721-2643
  • 3.
    1814
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    518-833-1320
  • 4.
    St. Timothy's School
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1832
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8400 Greenspring Avenue
    StevensonMD 21153
    410-486-7401
  • 5.
    Saint Mary's School
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1842
    Grades: 9-12
    900 Hillsborough St.
    RaleighNC 27603
    919-424-4100
Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Year Founded Grades Location
  • 6.
    1843
    Grades: 9-12
    60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    8604093530
  • 7.
    Buffalo Seminary
    All-Girls 
    1851
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    716-885-6780
  • 8.
    Grier School
    All-Girls 
    1853
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    P.O. Box 308
    TyronePA 16686
    814-684-3000
  • 9.-10.
    The Bishop Strachan School
    All-Girls  (Anglican)
    1867
    Grades: 9-12
    298 Lonsdale Rd.
    TorontoCanada M4V1X2
    416-483-4325
  • 9.-10.
    Oldfields School
    All-Girls 
    1867

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks GlencoeMD 21152
    410-472-4800
  • 11.
    1869
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA 01301
    413-774-2711
  • 12.
    Academy of the Holy Family
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1874
    Grades: 9-12
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    860-822-6279
  • 13.
    Dana Hall School
    All-Girls 
    1881
    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day)
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    781-235-3010 x2531
  • 14.
    1884
    Grades: 9-12
    827 N. Tacoma Avenue
    TacomaWA 98403
    253-284-8600
  • 15.
    Chatham Hall
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1894
    Grades: 9-12
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    434-432-5516
  • 16.
    Miss Hall's School
    All-Girls 
    1898
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    492 Holmes Road, PO Box 1166
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    413-499-1300
  • 17.
    Branksome Hall
    All-Girls 
    1903
    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    10 Elm Avenue
    TorontoCanada 1
    416-920-9741
  • 18.
    The Madeira School
    All-Girls 
    1906
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    703-556-8273
  • 19.
    1907
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    425-641-0700
  • 20.
    1908
    Grades: 9-12
    1080 Lucas Avenue
    VictoriaCanada V8X 3P7
    250-479-7171
  • 21.
    Westover School
    All-Girls 
    1909
    Grades: 9-12
    1237 Whittemore Rd., P.O. Box 847
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    203-577-4521
  • 22.
    1910
    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    410-559-3111
  • 23.
    1911
    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    860-408-4200
  • 24.
    1913
    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    11600 Welch Road
    DallasTX 75229
    214-360-6526
  • 25.
    Foxcroft School
    All-Girls 
    1914
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    P.O. Box 5555
    MiddleburgVA 20118
    540-687-4340
  • 26.
    St. Margaret's School
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1921
    Grades: 8-12
    444 Water Lane PO Box 158
    TappahannockVA 22560
    804-443-3357
  • 27.
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1931
    Grades: 9-12
    440 St. Katherine Dr.
    La Canada FlintridgeCA 91011
    626-685-8521
  • 28.
    Santa Catalina School
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1950
    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    831-655-9356
  • 29.
    Purnell School
    All-Girls 
    1963
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    51 Pottersville Road, P.O. Box 500
    PottersvilleNJ 07979
    908-439-2154

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