Canterbury School

(EC-Grade 8) 5601 Covington Road and (HS) 3210 Smith Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Canterbury school, founded in 1977 is an independent coeducational day school offering a college-preparatory education to students in early childhood through grade 12.
The High School curriculum consists of regular academic courses that meet five times a week for a full year or one semester, as well as Advanced Placement (AP) courses that have extra academic demands, carry an increased class-period equivalency and sometimes require additional class time.
Students earn grades in all courses, and progress reports are sent home after each quarter.
The Canterbury Middle School curriculum includes an advisor program, developed to ensure each student receives the individual attention necessary to successfully complete the Middle School program and to promote the shared values of the Canterbury community.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 1,007 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1977
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
1,007 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Canterbury School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
12 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP European History, AP French, AP Latin Literature, AP Literature and Composition, AP Spanish, AP U.S. History, Physics/AP Physics, Statistics/AP Statistics
Average SAT score
1330
Average ACT score
27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(LS uniform blue pants/skirts, uniform polo; MS uniform blue or khaki pant/skirt, uniform polo; HS nice pants/skirt, button down shirts with collars or polos)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Call for tuition costs, it depends on school division.
% on Financial Aid
31%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$7,499
Admissions Director
High School Admissions-Susan Johnson
Admissions Associate
LS-MS Krista Lohmar

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, International Club, Key Club, Magazines, Model United Nations, Robotics, Speech & Debate Team, Untitled Newspaper, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Musicals

School Notes

  • Canterbury school, founded in 1977 is an independent coeducational day school offering a college preparatory education to students in early childhood through grade 12. The High School curriculum consists of regular academic courses that meet five times a week for a full year or one semester, as well as Advanced Placement (AP) courses that have extra academic demands, carry an increased class-period equivalency and sometimes require additional class time. Students earn grades in all courses, and progress reports are sent home after each quarter. The Canterbury Middle School curriculum includes an advisor program, developed to ensure each student receives the individual attention necessary to successfully complete the Middle School program and to promote the shared values of the Canterbury community.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 1,007 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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