Canton Junior Senior High School

509 East Main St,

Canton, PA, 17724-1698

Tel: (570)673-5134
Grades: 7-12

438 students

Canton Junior Senior High School serves 438 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Canton Junior Senior High School operates within the Canton Area School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 438 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 438 students
Canton Junior Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Canton Junior Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Canton Junior Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Canton Junior Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Canton Junior Senior High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Canton Junior Senior High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
n/a
16%
Canton Junior Senior High School Black (1994-2011)
White
97%
71%
Canton Junior Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Canton Junior Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Canton Junior Senior 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.
0.06 0.47
Canton Junior Senior High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
28%
34%
Canton Junior Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
13%
6%
Canton Junior Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,004 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Canton Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 1,004 1,559
Canton Area   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 78% 88%
Canton Area   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $21 MM
Canton Area   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $14 MM $20 MM
Canton Area   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,673 $12,476
Canton Area   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,456 $11,944
Canton Area   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Troy Area Junior Senior High School (9.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is S R U Middle School (18 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Canton Area Elementary School (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Canton Canton Area Elementary School
    545 East Main St
    Canton , PA , 17724
    (570)673-5196
    0  mi  |  566  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Troy W R Croman Primary School
    317 Canton St
    Troy , PA , 16947
    (570)297-3145
    8.9  mi  |  329  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Troy Troy Area Junior Senior High School
    150 High St
    Troy , PA , 16947
    (570)297-2176
    9.6  mi  |  733  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Troy Troy Intrmd School
    206 King St
    Troy , PA , 16947
    (570)297-4565
    9.6  mi  |  448  students  |  Gr.  3-6
  • Blossburg Blossburg Elementary School
    133 Hannibal St
    Blossburg , PA , 16912
    (570)638-2146
    11.4  mi  |  303  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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