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Canterbury School

8141 College Parkway
Fort Myers, FL 33919

(239) 481-4323


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Mission: The Canterbury School is dedicated to academic excellence within a caring and supportive community emphasizing character, leadership and service.
Vision: We strive to prepare students of ability and diverse backgrounds for success in the art of leading a meaningful life.
At Canterbury School, we actively seek students, faculty, and stafffrom diverse backgrounds in the belief that a broad range of experiencesand viewpoints enhances our learning, enriches life on campus, and better prepares us all for full participation in the global community. We are encouraged, challenged and inspired by the diversity in our community.We want our students to learn to understand, respect, and valuemultiple perspectives, to identify and reject stereotypes and prejudices,and to work for equity and justice within our school and our community.Our goal is that the opinions, ideas, practices and beliefs of each memberof the Canterbury community be treated with dignity, respect and honor.Canterbury School strives to create an environment of acceptancewhere each person may bring his or her whole self to school each day,comfortable that each individual will be honored and protected. We hopethat our students will leave Canterbury feeling rooted in their uniqueidentities, with a profound appreciation for both diversity and inclusiveness.Through this philosophy of inclusiveness and diversity, we look toreinforce our Mission Statement that the Canterbury School is dedicatedto academic excellence within a caring and supportive communityemphasizing character, leadership and service."
Excerpted from the preschool's website