Why Canterbury

Canterbury School of Florida educates and nurtures the whole child in mind, body, and spirit in preparation for college and an honorable life as a responsible steward of our world. Our community guides students to be adventurous thinkers, courageous leaders, and compassionate citizens. We serve students in grades Pre-K3 through 12, emphasizing academics, character education, community, and spirituality in the Episcopal tradition.

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Why do you love Canterbury?



student to teacher ratio


of the Class of 2021
accepted to a 4-year university


average community service 
hours for senior class


With Us, It's Personal

There is no “one size fits all” curriculum at Canterbury - our faculty and staff get to know each student as an individual, helping them learn and grow based on their unique personality, strengths, and needs. Students have the opportunity to experience much more than academics — competitive sports, visual and performing arts, marine studies — to help them become well-rounded individuals.


Meet Our Parents

Select a story below to learn more about our families and their Canterbury experiences. Want to learn more? Click the link below to submit a question to one of our parents. 

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Cary Lennerth, P '27 and '28

"The teachers and staff are what make Canterbury such a wonderful environment for our boys. Having participated in the Parents Association board I can attest to the level of commitment and dedication demonstrated at every level. We have been very impressed and happy with our decision to have our boys attend Canterbury."

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Brooke Bouis, P '30 and '32

"As soon as we walked onto the Canterbury campus for the first time, we felt like we had come home and were apart of a family. We were impressed by Canterbury's exceptional academics, small class sizes, character education curriculum, and unique learning opportunities for our children which were not offered at other private schools."

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Vicki Hall, P '31 and '33

"If you're looking for a small school that offers personalized education and focuses on not only academics, but teaches kindness, empathy and positivity, then Canterbury is for you."

  • Canterbury family since 2016
  • Students' interests: Music and Motion, Marine Studies, Theater