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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Educational Records Bureau
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1977
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students1007 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Canterbury School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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 score1330
Average ACT score27
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(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)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesCall for tuition costs, it depends on school division.
% on Financial Aid
31%
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,499
Admissions DirectorHigh School Admissions-Susan Johnson
Admissions AssociateLS-MS Krista Lohmar

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

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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