Canton Public Schools

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(8)
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Pre-K
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There are 8 public schools in Canton, MA, serving 4,086 students.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Massachusetts state average of 34%.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Canton, Massachusetts

  • School Location Students Grades
  • CantonBlue Hills Regional Vocational Technical High School
    Vocational School
    800 Randolph St
    CantonMA02021
    (781)828-5800
    Vocational School
    836 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Canton
    Canton High School
    900 Washington St
    CantonMA02021
    (781)821-5050
    883 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Canton
    Dean S Luce Elementary School
    45 Independence St
    CantonMA02021
    (781)821-5075
    626 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Canton
    John F Kennedy Elementary School
    100 Dedham St
    CantonMA02021
    (781)821-5080
    417 students | Gr. 1-5
  • Canton
    Lt Peter M Hansen Elementary School
    25 Pecunit St
    CantonMA02021
    (781)821-5085
    467 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Canton
    Mass Hospital School
    Special Education School
    3 Randolph St
    CantonMA02021
    (781)830-8801
    Special Education School

    n/a

     students | Gr. 
  • Canton
    Rodman Early Childhood Center
    960 Washington St
    CantonMA02021
    (781)821-5060
    98 students | Gr. PK
  • Canton
    Wm H Galvin Middle School
    55 Pecunit St
    CantonMA02021
    (781)821-5070
    759 students | Gr. 6-8

Town Statistics

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School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Canton, 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 0.18, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Canton is Belle Stone Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or in the USA.