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Canterbury School
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  • Private, Boarding, Catholic
  • NEW MILFORD, CT

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade B+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 31
Application Fee
$65
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$50,000
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$67,750
Received Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid
$28,000
From Canterbury School

Canterbury is a college preparatory, co educational boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12. Founded in 1915 and guided by our Catholic heritage, we believe that leadership is collaborative, guided by moral and ethical values, and best demonstrated through service to others and a desire to improve our world. Our stunning hilltop campus in Litchfield County offers a secure and scenic setting 1.5 hours from NYC and a three-minute walk to quaint downtown New Milford.

At Canterbury, you will receive a transformative education and work within a challenging academic program that allows you to develop the skills most essential to succeeding in college and life beyond. You will see that an outstanding education does not just make you an excellent student but a strong and self-reliant person. Here, you will learn in small, interactive, and innovative classes with dedicated faculty and advisors who truly know you and want you to succeed. Become your best self on this hilltop.

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Canterbury School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1260
142 responses
Average ACT
29
52 responses

Steers Center

Opened in November 2020, the Steers Center is a new, 22,000-square-foot facility that expands Canterbury’s innovation and digital literacy curricula, inspires students’ growth as ethical and servant leaders in a complex world, and provides a central gathering place for our entire community to be together. It is an extraordinary space where all aspects of the Canterbury School mission converge.

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 4 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 4 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 15 responses
  • Sports and activities
    27%
  • Student envolvement in the school
    20%
  • Weekly sit down dinners
    20%
  • Pep rallies
    13%
  • Sit-down dinner, prep rallies
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    7%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
70%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
China, Spain, Ecuador, Nigeria, Mexico
International Boarding Students
17%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
325
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 9 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 9 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 9 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 4 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 4 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 4 responses

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