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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 25 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 - Saint Mary's athletics program offers 11 sports - tennis, field hockey, volleyball, soccer, basketball, cross country, softball, lacrosse, golf, swimming, track and field.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1842
    Grades: 9-12
    900 Hillsborough St.
    RaleighNC 27603
    919-424-4100
  • 5.
    1843
    Grades: 9-12
    60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    8604093530
Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Year Founded Grades Location
  • 6.
    Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - SEM students think globally - in this opportunity, through Model UN competitions.
    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 - All the world's a stage??especially for Dana Hall actresses.
    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 - The Girls' Leadership Project (GLP) at Miss Hall's School is the ongoing exploration of what best helps girls become powerful, undeterred agents of their own futures. We believe that girls are the highest and best authorities on their own experience and that in order to lead in the future, they should begin by leading now.
    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 fields varsity and JV teams in 12 sports
    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 - Welcome to Westover School!
    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 - Sophomore Class Trip - Whitewater Rafting
    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 something greater.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    1921
    Grades: 8-12
    PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
    TappahannockVA 22560
    804-443-3357
  • 23.
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Photo - Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy students come from all over the world to create friendships that last a lifetime. Boarding students enter an emotionally and physically safe community that fosters a sense of sisterhood.
    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 - Volleyball in the Gym
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    1950
    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    831-655-9356
  • 25.
    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

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