Canterbury School

  • At Canterbury School, We exist to provide quality education that prepares students for tomorrow through a strong academic foundation, solid character development, and a safe, positive environment for learning.
  • We believe in a school where an emphasis on good study skills makes individuals successful.
  • We prepare students academically by providing organizational and time management skills and We also believe in a school where we develop an individual's academic potential.
  • Students are encouraged to always strive for excellence. Canterbury School brings together exceptionally creative, inquiring minds from a variety of ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds throughout Contra Costa County and beyond.
  • We seek to create a nurturing and challenging environment that promotes academic, social, and emotional growth for highly motivated students from Kindergarten through the eighth grade.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students68 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
84%
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

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  • San Pablo
    La Cheim School, Inc.
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    Grades: 6-12 | 16 students
    0.4 miles
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    San Pablo, CA 94806
    (510)243-2360
    0.4 6-12
    16
  • San Pablo
    La Petite Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 35 students
    0.6 miles
    3891 Lakeside Dr
    San Pablo, CA 94806
    (510)222-3070
    0.6 PK-K
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  • San Pablo
    Grades: K-12 | 34 students
    0.9 miles
    4138 Lakeside Dr
    San Pablo, CA 94806
    (510)262-1500
    0.9 K-12
    34
  • El Sobrante
    El Sobrante KinderCare
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    1 miles
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    El Sobrante, CA 94803
    (510)222-1144
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  • El Sobrante
    Grades: PK-K | 69 students
    1 miles
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    El Sobrante, CA 94803
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