Canterbury School

Canterbury School, founded in 1964, is a Pre-K3 through grade 12 nonsectarian, independent, coeducational, day school preparing students of ability, promise, and diverse backgrounds for selective colleges.
Canterbury`s motto, Education, Character, Leadership, Service, defines the focus of the school`s program and underscores all we do in and out of the classroom.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 694 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,600
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Canterbury School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Central Auditory Processing Disorder, Developmental Coordination Disorder, Written Expression Disorder, Students with cochlear implants, Sensory Processing Disorders, Processing disorders, Visual impairments, & more
Year Founded
1964
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
694 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
Canterbury School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
46%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
22 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1248
Average ACT score
28
Matriculation DataMatric. Data

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies depending on grade level. More information can be found here: www.canterburyfortmyers.org
% on Financial Aid
32%
Admissions Director
Julie Peters

Sports

School Notes

  • Canterbury School, founded in 1964, is a Pre-K3 through grade 12 nonsectarian, independent, coeducational, day school preparing students of ability, promise, and diverse backgrounds for selective colleges. Canterbury`s motto, Education, Character, Leadership, Service, defines the focus of the school`s program and underscores all we do in and out of the classroom.
  • At all levels, the academic program emphasizes individual growth, skill development, a high caliber of instruction, collaboration, and high standards. Canterbury provides all students with an opportunity to challenge themselves and take risks in an atmosphere of mutual respect and partnership among students, parents, and teachers. Led by a talented and dedicated faculty, the school seeks to build a close-knit community of learners where the whole child is nurtured and developed and where the model of a liberal arts education thrives. At Canterbury, the life of the mind is complemented by a strong athletic program and a commitment to the arts and creativity. These elements come together in a secure and modern facility to instill in students a love of learning.
  • Canterbury stresses personal integrity and service; we expect our graduates to be lifelong learners and responsible citizens well-prepared to help shape a changing world.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Canterbury School cost?
Canterbury School's tuition is approximately $25,600 for private students.
Does Canterbury School offer a summer program?
Yes, Canterbury School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Canterbury School offer?
Canterbury School offers 12 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Canterbury School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Florida for most sports offered.
What is Canterbury School's ranking?
Canterbury School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Highest average ACT score, Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Canterbury School?
The application deadline for Canterbury School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
The school has been incredibly positive for my child who needed a small yet challenging environment. Whenever my child needs extra help, the faculty and staff have been extremely attentive. I feel that my child will be exceptionally well prepared for college and beyond as a result.
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5  
Absolutely love the culture and environment Canterbury provides for my child. Excellent for personal development and growth in becoming a young adult. The campus is big enough to give a college feel but still small enough to provide that feeling of family orientation. Canterbury offers arts and athletics in addition to the rigorous academic schedule that will well prepare these kids for post secondary education.
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5  
Canterbury is an incredibly positive, uplifting education experience. Students are challenged and supported in achieving their highest potential.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 694 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25,600
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Fort Myers, FL is $12,800 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fort Myers, FL is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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