Canton High School

900 Washington St

Canton, MA 02021-2574

Grades: 9-12

898 students

Canton High School serves 898 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Canton High School operates within the Canton School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 898 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 898 students
Canton High School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Canton High School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Canton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Canton High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
6%
6%
Canton High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
3%
17%
Canton High School Black Students (1991-2013)
Black
11%
9%
Canton High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
77%
66%
Canton High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Canton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Canton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.39 0.33
Canton High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
12%
32%
Canton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
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.
3%
5%
Canton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,262 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,860 is less than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,140 is less than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Canton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,262 1,400
Canton School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 96% 86%
Canton School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $25 MM
Canton School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $50 MM $24 MM
Canton School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,860 $17,400
Canton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,140 $16,788
Canton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Blue Hills Regional Vocational Technical High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wm H Galvin Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rodman Early Childhood Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CantonRodman Early Childhood Center
    960 Washington St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)821-5060
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK | 98 students                      
  • CantonDean S Luce Elementary School
    45 Independence St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)821-5075
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 564 students                      
  • CantonJohn F Kennedy Elementary School
    100 Dedham St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)821-5080
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 455 students                      
  • CantonMass Hospital School
    Special Education School
    3 Randolph St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)830-8801
    Special Education School

    1.4 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • CantonLt Peter M Hansen Elementary School
    25 Pecunit St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)821-5085
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 478 students                      

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