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  • Among "All-Girls Schools", view the boarding schools with the oldest founding date (2019-20).
  • 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 (2019-20)

Among All-Girls Schools (out of 26 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Year Founded Grades Location
  • 1.Rank: #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.Rank: #2
    Emma Willard School
    Emma Willard School Photo - Emma Girls share a laugh in one of our historic dormitories.
    All-Girls 
    1814
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    (518)833-1320
  • 3.Rank: #3
    St. Timothy's School
    St. Timothy's School Photo - The Commons is equal parts living room and dining room. The newest building on campus, the Commons is a gathering space that houses the dining hall and the new Redlands Cafe.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1832
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8400 Greenspring Avenue
    StevensonMD 21153
    (410)486-7401
  • 4.Rank: #4
    Saint Mary's School
    Saint Mary's School Photo - Saint Mary's School, established in 1842, is an independent, Episcopal, college-preparatory boarding and day school for girls in grades 9-12 in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is the fourth oldest girls' boarding/day school in the United States.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1842
    Grades: 9-12
    900 Hillsborough Street
    RaleighNC 27603
    (919)424-4100
  • 5.Rank: #5
    1843
    Grades: 9-12
    60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    (860)409-3530
  • 6.Rank: #6
    Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - Our one-to-one tablet computer program gives each girl instant access to a wealth of information.
    All-Girls 
    1851
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    (716)885-6780
  • 7.Rank: #7
    Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-Girls 
    1853
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814)684-3000
  • 8.Rank: #8
    Oldfields School
    Oldfields School Photo - Our renowned equestrian program takes learning out of the classroom and into the barn.
    All-Girls 
    1867
    Grades: 8-12
    1500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks GlencoeMD 21152
    (410)472-4800
  • 9.Rank: #9
    1869
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA 01301
    (413)774-2711
  • 10.Rank: #10
    Academy of the Holy Family
    Academy of the Holy Family Photo - April 2019 Retreat
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1874
    Grades: 9-12
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    (860)822-6279
  • 11.Rank: #11
    Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - Experimentation. Exploration. Creativity. Dana Hall`s visual artists are sensitive observers of themselves and the world around them.
    All-Girls 
    1881
    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day)
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781)489-1331
  • 12.Rank: #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.Rank: #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.Rank: #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.Rank: #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.Rank: #16
    1907
    Grades: 9-12, PG | 5-12, PG (day)
    4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425)641-0700
  • 17.Rank: #17
    Westover School
    Westover School Photo
    All-Girls 
    1909
    Grades: 9-12
    1237 Whittemore Rd.
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    (203)577-4521
  • 18.Rank: #18
    1910
    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    (410)559-3111
  • 19.Rank: #19
    1911
    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860)408-4200
  • 20.Rank: #20
    The Hockaday School
    The Hockaday School Photo
    All-Girls 
    1913
    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    11600 Welch Road
    DallasTX 75229
    (214)360-6526
  • 21.Rank: #21
    Foxcroft School
    Foxcroft School Photo - Foxcroft School House
    All-Girls 
    1914
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    22407 Foxhound Lane
    MiddleburgVA 20117
    (540)687-4340
  • 22.Rank: #22
    St. Margaret's School
    St. Margaret's School Photo - BELIEVE IN SOMETHING GREATER. * What kind of person will you be? Honest? Trustworthy? Responsible? * Our honor code inspires a culture of honesty and promotes trust in one another. * We have confidence that you will do the right thing, even when no one is watching. * We believe in you.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1921
    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
    TappahannockVA 22560
    (804)443-3357
  • 23.Rank: #23
    Santa Catalina School
    Santa Catalina School Photo - Volleyball in the Gym
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1950
    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    (831)655-9356
  • 24.Rank: #24
    Purnell School
    Purnell School Photo - Ninth grade students work on creating their own Advice Blog during their Seminar Class. Their blog is a part of Purnell's award-winning Affinities Program.
    All-Girls 
    1963
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    51 Pottersville Road, P.O. Box 500
    PottersvilleNJ 07979
    (908)439-4009
  • 25.Rank: #25
    2012
    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    234 Global edu-ro, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si
    Jeju-doSouth Korea 63644
    82649025072
  • 26.Rank: #26
    The G2 Academy
    The G2 Academy Photo - The G2 Academy - Girls only, junior golf boarding program - Own your future
    All-Girls 
    2018
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    132 Good Hope Road
    BlufftonSC 29910
    (843)400-3015

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