The Canterbury Episcopal School

1708 N Westmoreland Road
Desoto, TX 75115-0751
Tel: (972)572-7200
Grades: K-12 | 247 students
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Kindergartners adopt a senior each year as part of the school's Cougar Cub Club. The group gives younger students role models and allows older students to take responsibility for teaching their peers the expectations of Canterbury. Canterbury models the equation: 13 grades + 3 buildings = 1 family! 

CES is located on 36 wooded acres at
1708 N. Westmoreland Rd. in DeSoto. www.TheCanterburySchool.org
972-572-7200, ext. 106
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Kindergartners adopt a senior each year as part of the school's Cougar Cub Club. The group gives younger students role models and allows older students to take responsibility for teaching their peers the expectations of Canterbury. Canterbury models the equation: 13 grades + 3 buildings = 1 family! 

CES is located on 36 wooded acres at
1708 N. Westmoreland Rd. in DeSoto. www.TheCanterburySchool.org
972-572-7200, ext. 106
Alumni Day allows current students to show off their college aspirations, while hearing from Canterbury graduates about how a CES education helped them succeed at colleges and universities. 100% of CES graduates are accepted to college, earning an average of $58,000 in scholarships. Canterbury touts National Merit Semi- and Finalists, a Fulbright Scholar, a McDermott Scholar, and a Rhodes Scholar.

CES is located on 36 wooded acres at
1708 N. Westmoreland Rd. in DeSoto. www.TheCanterburySchool.org
972-572-7200, ext. 106
Upper School students partner with Lower School students during weekly chapel to assist them in following the day's spiritual lesson. Serving a wide range of religions backgrounds, CES hosts chapel twice each week for its Kindergarten-12th grades.

CES is located on 36 wooded acres at
1708 N. Westmoreland Rd. in DeSoto. www.TheCanterburySchool.org
972-572-7200, ext. 106
Canterbury offers boys & girls basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, swimming, tennis, track & field, golf and volleyball. The Cougars have won six State Championships in three different sports!

CES is located on 36 wooded acres at
1708 N. Westmoreland Rd. in DeSoto. www.TheCanterburySchool.org
972-572-7200, ext. 106
Art, music, and technology are essential lessons at Canterbury. Students have opportunities in science, literature, and fine arts across campus, as well as unique electives such as Debate, Model UN, Speech, Spanish Club, Game Design, Cooking and Yearbook in Upper School! Upper School also offers 13 Advanced Placement classes.

CES is located on 36 wooded acres at
1708 N. Westmoreland Rd. in DeSoto. www.TheCanterburySchool.org
972-572-7200, ext. 106
The Canterbury Episcopal School marked its 20th anniversary school year with a group shot of students and faculty from each of its three campus buildings. Pictured here is the Upper School, grades 7-12.

CES is located on 36 wooded acres at
1708 N. Westmoreland Rd. in DeSoto. www.TheCanterburySchool.org
972-572-7200, ext. 106
The Canterbury Episcopal School marked its 20th anniversary school year with a group shot of students and faculty from each of its three campus buildings. Pictured here is the Chafin Building, grades 4-6.

CES is located on 36 wooded acres at
1708 N. Westmoreland Rd. in DeSoto. www.TheCanterburySchool.org
972-572-7200, ext. 106
The Canterbury Episcopal School marked its 20th anniversary school year with a group shot of students and faculty from each of its three campus buildings. Pictured here is the Primary School, grades Kindergarten-3rd.

CES is located on 36 wooded acres at
1708 N. Westmoreland Rd. in DeSoto. www.TheCanterburySchool.org
972-572-7200, ext. 106
The Canterbury Episcopal School inspires in each student a love of learning in preparation for college with an emphasis on academic excellence,spiritual development,appreciation of diversity, and social responsibility.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1992

Student Body

Total Students 247 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade The Canterbury Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
Advanced Courses American Literature, English Literature, US History, Eurpoean History, Spanish Language, Biology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Physics, Physics C Mechanics, Art History
Average SAT score 1240
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $8,900 to $15,900. Tuition Assistance is available on an as-needed basis and ranges from 5% to 50%.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Libby Conder

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
Flag FootballGolf,
RugbySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Model United Nations, Art Club, Studio Arts, Performing Arts, Film and Video Production, Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design, Film and Literature, Geopolotical Studies, Debate, Psychology, Mock Trial, Cooking, Yearbook Art Club, Studio Arts, Debate, Psychology, Mock Trial, Cooking, Yearbook, Model United Nations,
Performing Arts,
Film and Video Production,
Entrepreneurship,
Graphic Design,
Film and Literature,
Geopolotical Studies,

School Notes:

  • Proven College Preparatory - Recognized for Diversity -Faith based Community

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Community Christian Academy Inc (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Merrywood School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Merrywood School (1.8 miles away)
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