Canterbury Elementary is an educational institution that has been rated as an Exemplary School by the Texas Education Agency. It enrolls students in pre-kindergarten through grade five. The school works to develop students intellectually, socially, emotionally and physically. It offers classes in physical education, math, social studies and science. Canterbury Elementary conducts chess, choir, destination imagination, quiz and storytelling competitions. It has a technology club that enables students to create projects and showcase their technological abilities. The school also provides membership opportunities for Girl Scouts and the University Interscholastic League. Its library maintains several books and online resources and databases, as well as participates in a federal book distribution program. Canterbury Elementary has a parent-teacher association that works to involve guardians in school activities. The school is a part of the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District, which governs elementary, middle and high schools.