601 N. Parham Road Richmond, Va 23229   804.741.4118
Welcome To Canterbury Nursery School

School Calendar
Visit our school calendar page to learn what events are coming up in 2016 - 2017.


Canterbury Community Nursery School provides quality programs for children ages 16 months to 5 1/2 years. The school serves over 100 families, understanding the importance of meeting the developmental needs of the whole child.

Canterbury Community Nursery School (CCNS) is a program that celebrates differences ~ cultural, ethnic, gender and ability.

We are a not-for-profit, secular preschool where all children are recognized and respected as unique individuals with varied learning styles and developmental needs.

Canterbury is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Social Services, and accredited by the National Association of Child Care Professionals. (NAC)

The school is staffed by qualified and dedicated professionals, directed by Mia White.

The teachers participate in monthly staff meetings and attend local and national conferences to enhance professional development.




                                                       Canterbury Community Nursery School

Educating Families since 1978

Parents can choose either full day or 1/2 day programs

Come by and hear about our full day Enrichment Program for 2 to 5 1/2 years old 

 from 7:30am - 5:00pm


Mia K. White - Executive Director
Mia K. White
Executive Director and Music Teacher

"Promise me you'll always remember. You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
- Christopher Robin to Pooh

School Application Form

School forms are available for download in PDF format on our website.

If you're a new or returning family, visit our admission check list page to learn which forms you'll need.

Latest Canterbury News
We are open!
We will be open today! Friday, June 17th for the last day of Camp Sunshine

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Canterbury will open at 8:50 today, February 16, 2016
Canterbury will open at 8:50 AM on February 16, 2016; There will be NO early morning drop; ALL classes will begin at 8:50AM; pack your patience at carpool. Afternoon Enrichment will be open until 5:30 PM

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Contact Us

Canterbury Community Nursery School
601 N. Parham Road
Richmond, Va. 23229

o: 804-741-4118
f: 804-741-6288
Our Mission Statement

We will educate children in a creative, supportive, nurturing environment
in partnership with family and community.

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