Canton High School

900 Washington St,

Canton, MA, 02021-2574

Tel: (781)821-5050
Grades: 9-12

883 students

Canton High School serves 883 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% 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 883 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 883 students
Canton High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Canton High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Canton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.79. 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 (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
6%
Canton High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
16%
Canton High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
11%
9%
Canton High School Black (1988-2012)
White
76%
66%
Canton High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.41 0.79
Canton High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
30%
Canton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
2%
5%
Canton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,250 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Canton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,250 1,433
Canton School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 96% 86%
Canton School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $25 MM
District Spending $50 MM $24 MM
Canton School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,860 $17,400
Canton School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,140 $16,788
Canton School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Canton Rodman Early Childhood Center
    960 Washington St
    Canton , MA , 02021
    (781)821-5060
    0.1  mi  |  98  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Canton Dean S Luce Elementary School
    45 Independence St
    Canton , MA , 02021
    (781)821-5075
    0.7  mi  |  626  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Canton John F Kennedy Elementary School
    100 Dedham St
    Canton , MA , 02021
    (781)821-5080
    0.9  mi  |  417  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Canton Mass Hospital School
    Special Education School
    3 Randolph St
    Canton , MA , 02021
    (781)830-8801
    Special Education School
    1.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Canton Lt Peter M Hansen Elementary School
    25 Pecunit St
    Canton , MA , 02021
    (781)821-5085
    1.6  mi  |  467  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Norfolk County, MA 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 0.38, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.79. The most diverse school district in Norfolk County is Avon School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.