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Greetings from Canterbury!

Founded in 1968, Canterbury School is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school, located on two campuses in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Canterbury serves students in grades PK3 through 12, emphasizing academics, character development, community, and spirituality in the Episcopal tradition.

One Canterbury, One Community
Two Campuses

Canterbury School operates across two campuses -
Hough and Knowlton.
Located in St. Petersburg, these campuses are less than 10 minutes apart.

Hough Campus

PK3 - Grade 4 
1200 Snell Isle Blvd NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33704 

Knowlton Campus

Grade 5 - 12 
990 62nd Ave NE 
St. Petersburg, FL 33702 

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Why Canterbury?

We are recognized for our dedication to student success, providing unique opportunities to learn through exploration, engagement, and connection. Our curriculum is built so that our students, their families, and our faculty and staff work toward the same goal:
“Enlightenment with Compassion.” 

Our core values of academics, character, and community help us achieve this goal. 

Our faculty’s unwavering dedication transforms education into an extraordinary journey. 

Their passion, expertise, and commitment elevate the student experience, setting us apart as a beacon of excellence.

Guided by our Episcopal identity, we respect the dignity of all.

Our educational journey embraces compassion, inclusivity, and a reverence for the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit. 

Strategic governance and leadership ensure intentional direction.

Through responsible decision-making, a board composed of dedicated leaders guides our mission, fosters transparency, and stewards our educational community toward excellence.

Experience Canterbury in Person

The best way to learn more about Canterbury is to visit us, meet students and faculty, and see our beautiful campuses. Learn more about our shadow days, schedule a campus tour, or take a virtual tour.

Canterbury gave our children an outstanding education, as well as a vast array of opportunities to explore and develop their talents. They were well-prepared for successful college careers. While offering a challenging curriculum, Canterbury also instills and expects integrity, honesty, accountability, and compassion in its students. Its faculty, staff, and administration are completely dedicated to encouraging and assisting each child to reach his or her potential.- Parent of Alumni