- Top Ranked CT School
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 325 students
- Yearly Tuition: $67,750
- Acceptance rate: 35%
- Average class size: 12 students
- Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling
- Source: Verified school update
Academics and Faculty
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
- Excellence-a pillar of Canterbury`s educational experience-is lived out every day on our hilltop campus. Across all areas of study, you will find yourself inspired to achieve. You will work within a challenging academic program that allows you to develop the skills most essential to succeeding in college and life beyond.
- The campus you will call home comprises 150 acres of traditional and modern buildings that house spaces for learning, living, and spiritual reflection. Now open, the new Steers Center-a building that was our students` idea-is designed with every aspect of your student experience in mind.
- Founded in the Catholic tradition and welcoming students of all faiths, Canterbury embraces five core values that not only differentiate our school, but distinguish your education and growth as an individual - Honesty, Respect, Compassion, Spirituality, and Self-Reliance. We will encourage you to seek justice and peace, cultivate your critical and reflective thinking, work with and for others, and be your best self.
- Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
- Jack Arute '68 - ESPN sports announcer
- William Randolph Hearst III '67 - venture capitalist and trustee of Hearst Trust
- Sargent Shriver '34 - diplomat, Peace Corps organizer, Vice-presidential candidate
- John Hemingway '79 - author (grandson of Ernest)
- Cofer Black '68 - former Assistant Secretary of State for counter-terrorism
- James B. Lee '71 - vice-chairman J.P. Morgan Chase
- Peter Kiernan '71 - partner Goldman Sachs, author
- Tom Gerety '64 - educator, NYU professor, former president Trinity College and Amherst College
- Mike Dunham '91 - NHL goaltender
- Dominick Dunne '44 - writer, producer, TV personality
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Canterbury School cost?
Canterbury School's tuition is approximately $67,750 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Canterbury School?
The acceptance rate of Canterbury School is 35%, which is lower than the national average of 68%. Canterbury School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Connecticut with low acceptance rates.
Who are famous alumni from Canterbury School?
Canterbury School famous alumni include: Jack Arute '68, William Randolph Hearst III '67, Sargent Shriver '34, John Hemingway '79, Cofer Black '68, James B. Lee '71, Peter Kiernan '71, Tom Gerety '64, Mike Dunham '91 and Dominick Dunne '44.
What sports does Canterbury School offer?
Canterbury School offers 19 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Canterbury School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for most sports offered.
What is Canterbury School's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Canterbury School?
The application deadline for Canterbury School is Jan. 31 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 31 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
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