Facts at a Glance

Canterbury School opened in 1977 as a nondenominational, self-supported school with 89 students in Kindergarten through Grade 6.

Early Childhood (ages 2 - PreK)
Lower School (Grades K-4)
Middle School (Grades 5-8)
High School (Grades 9-12)

There are 665 K-12 students enrolled for the 2023-24 academic year and 161 in Early Childhood.

Our 9:1 student-faculty ratio means small class sizes and personalized instruction, meaningful connections, and endless support.

Canterbury is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States. We are a member of the Malone School Online Network and the National Association of Independent Schools.

Canterbury offers 17 ISHAA sports, has earned 17 state championships, has made 42 semi-state and state appearances, and is a member of the Positive Coaching Alliance.

The arts are essential elements of the curriculum from Early Childhood through High School. Students develop a lifelong appreciation of the arts in music, dance, theatre, and visual arts courses.

Canterbury is a member of the Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools and the National Association of College Admissions Counseling. 

Canterbury's faculty provide a challenging, enriching, and supportive learning environment. 55% of Canterbury faculty hold advanced degrees and many have their PhDs.

Canterbury offers a wide variety of bus routes to help our families with transportation to and from school for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12.

Artist. Athlete. Scholar.

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