New Families

Welcome to Canterbury School! 
Parents, once you sign your enrollment contract(s) and submit your enrollment deposit(s), you are officially part of the Canterbury family. This is an exciting time to be a Canterbury Cougar! Over the summer, you will receive a welcome email from your child’s division head to prepare you for the start of the school year. In the meantime, here are some answers to frequently asked questions.
Current information applies to the 2020-2021 academic year.
Information for the 2021-2022 academic year will be available on June 15, 2021, or later. 

List of 9 items.

  • COUGAR CAMPUS

    Use your login and password to access Cougar Campus, your one-stop resource to access the school calendar, directory, news, school resources, and specific information about your student (grades, assignments, progress reports, and other important information). Everything you need as a parent found in one convenient location. A link to Cougar Campus can also always be found on the upper righthand corner of Canterbury’s website.

    Create a Cougar Campus App 
    You can easily add a shortcut to Cougar Campus on your Android or Apple mobile device. These instructions can also be found in Cougar Campus under Resources, click on the Cougar Campus Resources tab.
  • CLASS ASSIGNMENT AND SCHEDULES

    Course selection meetings will take place with the Division Head of Assistant in May through August. 

    Lower School students new to Canterbury School along with all current students will receive their class assignments in August. Students will have an opportunity to visit their classrooms and teachers during an orientation day in August prior to the start of school. 

    Middle and Upper School students new to Canterbury will attend a division-specific orientation day prior to the first day of school. 
  • SCHOOL SUPPLIES

    In our Lower School, we furnish books, materials, and most supplies. More detailed information can be found in our Lower School Handbook located on the Lower School Resources page

    Middle and Upper School students will be required to purchase their textbooks. Information will be shared on the Middle School Resources and Upper School Resources pages in May. A general supply list for Middle School students can be found on the Middle School Resources page. Middle and Upper School teachers will inform students of supply requirements for individual courses during the first week of school.
  • BRING YOUR OWN TECHNOLOGY

    Canterbury School’s Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) program allows students to bring and use their own personal electronic devices at school. Click here to view the program details and requirements by grade level.
  • SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS

    Summer assignments are a wonderful way to keep students engaged over the long summer break. These assignments are age-appropriate and are meant to enhance their courses in the first semester. Please visit our Lower School Resources, Middle School Resources, and Upper School Resources pages to view the various assignments.
  • SCHOOL HOURS

    Lower School (Pre-K3 through Fourth Grade) 
    Pre-K3: Program options include five half days (8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.); five full days (8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.) 
    Pre-K4 & K: 8:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. (2:45 p.m. for students with older siblings) 
    First through Fourth Grade: 8:00 a.m.-2:45 p.m. 

    Middle School (Fifth through Eighth Grades) 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (teachers available 3:00-3:30 for extra help). 

    Extended Day Program available for Lower and Middle School until 5:30 p.m.; after-school clubs and enrichment classes also available. Days and times vary.

    Upper School (Ninth through Twelfth Grades) 8:00 a.m.-3:10 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Friday. Extra help with teachers available after school only this year.
  • SAGE DINING SERVICES

    Canterbury School partners with SAGE Dining Services to provide daily meals to our school community. Click here to view more information. Canterbury is a peanut-aware school. No peanut products are used in the Hanno Dining Hall.
  • DRESS CODE

    Information about our dress code can be found in the student handbooks for each division. Please visit our Lower School Resources, Middle School Resources, and Upper School Resources pages to view the handbooks located under Important Documents. 
  • CONTACT INFORMATION

    Lower School (Pre-K3 through Fourth Grade) 
    Tonia Fisher, Lower School Administrative Assistant 
    tfisher@canterburyfortmyers.org or 239-333-3280

    Middle School (Fifth through Eighth Grades)
    Shannon Orlandini, Middle School Administrative Assistant sorlandini@canterburyfortmyers.org or 239-333-3282

    Upper School (Ninth through Twelfth Grades)
    Amanda Cross, Upper School Administrative Assistant 
    apcross@canterburyfortmyers.org or 239-481-4313 ext. 703
    Mary Gaskins, Upper School Front Office Administrative Assistant 
    mgaskins@canterburyfortmyers.org or 239-481-4313

    Finance Office
    finance@canterburyfortmyers.org

    School Clinic
    Jessica Benson, Director of Health and Safety
    clinic@canterburyfortmyers.org or 239-333-3287