History

Founded in 1915 and still guided by lay Roman Catholics, Canterbury School is a college preparatory, coeducational boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12. The School prides itself on creating a community based on Catholic values, where students and faculty forge lasting bonds and every student experiences a broad and challenging program in a small school setting. The School's educational environment fosters academic rigor, athletic development, artistic enrichment, and spiritual growth.

Overview

Region
Southern Connecticut
Program Emphasis
Boarding School
Day School
All Grades 9-12, PG
Boarding Grades
Grade Divisions
Post Graduate
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Student Body Coed
Dress Code Semi-formal
School Setting Small Town
Campus Size (Acres) 150
Head of School Thomas J. Sheehy, III
Endowment $30,000,000

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.cbury.org
Director of Admission Keith R. Holton
Admission Application Apply to Canterbury School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount $50.00
Application Deadline(s) January 31
Financial Aid Deadline(s) January 15
Financial Aid Awarded $2,600,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 38%
Admission Tests Accepted
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $34,500.00
5-Day Boarding Student Tuition
Boarding Student Tuition $44,500.00
International Student Tuition $44,500.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 355
Boys 190
Girls 165
% Boys/Girls 53/47
Boarding Students 240
Day Students 115
International
China
Germany
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Other (Italy)
Spain
Taiwan
Thailand
United States
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Virginia
Majority of students come from Northeast
% of Students of Color
% of International Students

Academics

Full Time Faculty 82
Part Time Faculty
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees
% of Faculty with Doctorate 6%
% of Faculty with Masters 64%
Student/Faculty ratio 6/1
Average Class Size 12
Special Academic Support Programs
ESL
A Sampling of Courses Offered  
A.P. Courses Offered
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
English Language
European History
Macroeconomics
Statistics
US History

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 540-640
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 560-660
Average SAT I Scores (Writing)
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Bates,Boston College,Bowdoin, Brown,Colby,Colgate, Connecticut College,Cornell, Dartmouth, Georgetown,Holy Cross, Marist, Notre Dame,Providence, Purdue, Stonehill, Yale
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
equestrian
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
other (Equestrian)
soccer
softball
squash
swimming
tennis
track and field
volleyball
water polo
wrestling
Recreational Sports
other (Dance)
weight lifting
Extra-Curricular Activities
A Capella
Chorus
Community Service Program
International Club
Judiciary Board
Literary Magazine
Newspaper
Spirit Club
Student Government
Student Jobs Program
Tour Guides
Yearbook

Notes