Canterbury School

Tel: (860)210-3800
Grades: 9-12 | 350 students
Founded in 1915 and still guided by lay Roman Catholics, Canterbury is a college preparatory, coeducational boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12.
The school prides itself on creating a community based on Catholic values, where students and faculty forge lasting bonds and every student experiences a broad and challenging program in a small school setting.
The school's educational environment fosters academic rigor, athletic development, artistic enrichment and spiritual growth.
The hallmark of a Canterbury education is the school's willingness to accept students as they are, support them where necessary, stretch them where appropriate, and inspire them to become moral leaders in a secular world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1915

Student Body

Total Students 350 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Canterbury School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 11 students
Number of AP Courses 21 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1680
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost $49,100
Tuition Notes Day Tuition: $38050
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Keith Holton
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The average private school tuition in Litchfield County, CT is $52,633 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Litchfield County, CT is 52% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).