Canterbury School

(EC-Grade 8) 5601 Covington Road and (HS) 3210 Smith Road,
Fort Wayne, IN, 46804
Tel: (260)407-3553
Grades: PK - 12 | 1007 students
Canterbury school, founded in 1977 is an independent coeducational day school offering a college-preparatory education to students in early childhood through grade 12.
The High School curriculum consists of regular academic courses that meet five times a week for a full year or one semester, as well as Advanced Placement (AP) courses that have extra academic demands, carry an increased class-period equivalency and sometimes require additional class time.
Students earn grades in all courses, and progress reports are sent home after each quarter.
The Canterbury Middle School curriculum includes an advisor program, developed to ensure each student receives the individual attention necessary to successfully complete the Middle School program and to promote the shared values of the Canterbury community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1977

Student Body

Total Students 1007 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 55%
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP European History, AP French, AP Latin Literature, AP Literature and Composition, AP Spanish, AP U.S. History, Physics/AP Physics, Statistics/AP Statistics, 
Average SAT score 1866
Average ACT score 27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(LS uniform blue pants/skirts, uniform polo; MS uniform blue or khaki pant/skirt, uniform polo; HS nice pants/skirt, button down shirts with collars or polos)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Call for tuition costs, it depends on school division.
% on Financial Aid 31%
Average Financial Aid Grant $7,499
Admissions Director High School Admissions-Susan Johnson
Admissions Associate LS-MS Krista Lohmar

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballCheeringCross CountryDiving
GolfSoccerSoftballSwimmingTennis
Track and FieldVolleyball
BaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

  • Canterbury school, founded in 1977 is an independent coeducational day school offering a college preparatory education to students in early childhood through grade 12. The High School curriculum consists of regular academic courses that meet five times a week for a full year or one semester, as well as Advanced Placement (AP) courses that have extra academic demands, carry an increased class-period equivalency and sometimes require additional class time. Students earn grades in all courses, and progress reports are sent home after each quarter. The Canterbury Middle School curriculum includes an advisor program, developed to ensure each student receives the individual attention necessary to successfully complete the Middle School program and to promote the shared values of the Canterbury community.

  • Profile last updated: 04/10/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Luers High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Joseph - St. Elizabeth School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Coventry School Of Early Learning (3.1 miles away)
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