High School Stats and Information

The entrance of a building on the Canterbury School campus

Accreditations and affiliations

Canterbury is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS). We are a member of the Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS), the malone School Online Network (MSON), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and the National Association of College Admissions Counseling (NACAC).

Canterbury 2019 graduates smile at the graduation ceremony


There were 78 students in the class of 2019, and they:

  • Submitted 633 applications to 212 institutions
  • Received 368 acceptances from 140 institutions
  • Attended 44 different colleges and universities in 18 states and 2 countries (United States and UAE)
  • 100 percent of graduates are enrolling in 4-year institutions or completing a structured gap year before matriculation

A Canterbury student works on the AP test

advanced placement exam outcomes

Canterbury students are required to sit for the Advanced Placement (AP) exam for each AP course they complete. In Canterbury classes of 2015-19, 793 students wrote 1,888 exams.

  • Canterbury students averaged 4.0 on all AP exams.
  • 93 percent of Canterbury students participating in the AP program earned a 3 or higher on one or more exams.
  • The College Board recognized 119 AP Scholars, 79 AP Scholars with Honor, 208 AP Scholars with Distinction, and 54 National AP Scholars in the classes of 2015-19.

National Merit Scholars

In the graduating classes of 2015-19, 68 of 430 seniors were recognized as National Merit Scholarship Finalists, Semi-finalists, and Commended Scholars, as well as National Hispanic Scholars.

Standardized testing results

Standardized testing results for Canterbury School (C.S.) for ACT and SAT tests


College entrance

Almost all Canterbury High School graduates enroll in four-year colleges immediately after graduation. The class of 2019 matriculated at the following colleges and universities:

  • University of Arizona
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • University of Miami
  • Word of Life Bible Institute
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • DePaul University
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Butler University
  • Franklin College
  • DePauw University
  • Indiana University
  • Purdue University
  • Purdue University Fort Wayne
  • Trine University
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Saint Francis
  • Valparaiso University
  • Wabash College
  • Benedictine College
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Boston University
  • Harvard University
  • United States Naval Academy
  • Hillsdale College
  • Hope College
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Mississippi
  • Duke University
  • Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte
  • Colgate University
  • Syracuse University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Denison University
  • Kenyon College
  • Miami University, Oxford
  • Haverford College
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University of Richmond
  • Beloit College
  • Carthage College
  • Lawrence University
  • New York University - Abu Dhabi