Canterbury School

Tel: (860)210-3800
Grades: 9 - 12 | 350 students
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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
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1915

Student Body

Total Students 350 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 24%
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 65%
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 44%
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,000
Acceptance Rate 35%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Keith Holton

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Faith Preparatory School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Faith Preparatory School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Goddard School (6.5 miles away)
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  • New Milford
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    5.8 miles
    600 Danbury Rd Ste 2
    New Milford, CT 06776
    (860)210-3677
    5.8K-12
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  • Washington
    Grades: 9-12 | 273 students
    6 miles
    99 Green Hill Rd
    Washington, CT 06793
    (860)868-7334
    69-12
    273
  • Brookfield
    The Goddard School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 133 students
    6.5 miles
    1 Production Dr
    Brookfield, CT 06804
    (203)740-8136
    6.5PK-KG
    133
  • Washington Depot
    Grades: 2-12 | 1330 students
    7.1 miles
    Po Box 290
    Washington Depot, CT 06794
    (860)868-2230
    7.12-12
    1330
  • South Kent
    South Kent School
    All-boys (Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12 | 160 students
    7.2 miles
    40 Bulls Bridge Road
    South Kent, CT 06785
    (860)927-3539
    7.29-12
    160

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