Canterbury School

5400 Old Lake Jeanette Road
Greensboro, NC 27455-0274
     Tel: (336)288-2007
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 377 students
Canterbury School is an independent PreK-8 Episcopal day school comprised of children, staff and parents with a vision and mission in scholarship and service.
Since its establishment in 1993, Canterbury has sought to educate the whole child by extending its program beyond the purely academic to provide an educational experience that nourishes mind, body and spirit.
As an Episcopal school, Canterbury has two fundamental characteristics.
First, it maintains the highest academic standards.
Second, understanding that academics alone will not provide guidance for a better world, it nurtures each child's spiritual core.
Canterbury is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
The school is a member of the National Association of Episcopal Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools as well as other educational and professional organizations.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported 2 full-time resource specialists

Student Body

Total Students 377 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Canterbury School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Average Class Size 20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,850
Tuition Notes Financial Assistance is available
% on Financial Aid 30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $7,000
Admissions Director Kelen Walker
Admissions Associate Libba Lafave

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

School Notes:

Please call to schedule a tour 336-288-2007.  The best way to learn more about Canterbury and the curriculum is to visit the campus in person.  Personal tours are available by appointment any day of the week.  Please also visit our website www.canterburygso.org for Opportunities to Visit campus for Open Houses and other admission events.
  

Profile last updated: 02/02/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Greensboro Day School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Greensboro Day School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Greensboro Day School (2.2 miles away)
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School Reviews

7 months ago
My children are receiving an incredible education! The teachers know how to engage and challenge children at every level. We all love the small community and gorgeous campus. I couldn''t ask for a better learning environment for my young children!
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
WHAT A WONDERFU L PLACE FULL OF DECEIT AND UPPER CLASS BACK STABBERS, THANK YOU FOR SUCH A GREAT PLACE FOR CHILDREN TO GO
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