Canton High School

1001 North Main St

Canton, IL 61520-1118

Tel: (309)647-1820
Grades: 9-12

709 students

Canton High School serves 709 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Canton High School operates within the Canton Union 66 School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 709 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 709 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Students by Grade Canton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Hispanic
1%
23%
White
96%
50%
All Ethnic Groups Canton High School Sch Ethnicity Canton High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.08 0.30
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
16%
23%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
21%
26%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,588 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Canton Union 66 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,588 949
Graduation Rate 78% 88%
Canton Union   66 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $10 MM
Canton Union   66 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $10 MM
Canton Union   66 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,784 $10,546
Canton Union   66 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,736 $10,416
Canton Union   66 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fulton Regional Safe School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fulton Regional Safe School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CantonLincoln Elementary School
    20 Lincoln Rd
    CantonIL 61520
    (309)647-7594
    0.7 mi | 235 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • CantonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Westview Elementary School
    700 Old West Vine St
    CantonIL 61520
    (309)647-2111
    0.8 mi | 439 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • CantonFulton Regional Safe School
    Alternative School
    749 East Locust St
    CantonIL 61520
    (309)647-2387
    Alternative School

    1 mi | 19 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • CantonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Eastview Elementary School
    1490 East Myrtle St
    CantonIL 61520
    (309)647-0136
    1.3 mi | 422 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • CantonIngersoll Middle School
    1605 East Ash St
    CantonIL 61520
    (309)647-6951
    1.6 mi | 783 students | Gr. 5-8                      

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Fulton County, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.07, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Fulton County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.