Canaan Middle School

7055 Us Highway 42 S
Plain City, OH 43064
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Canaan Middle School serves 339 students in grades 5-6.
Canaan Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Canaan Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

Canaan Middle School's student population of 339 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students339 students
This chart display total students of Canaan Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Canaan Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Canaan Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Canaan Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Canaan Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,255 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Canaan Middle School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#564 out of 3255 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Canaan Middle School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Canaan Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canaan Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Canaan Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Canaan Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Canaan Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Canaan Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
91%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Canaan Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Canaan Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Canaan Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.170.48
This chart display the diversity score of Canaan Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Canaan Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Canaan Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJonathan Alder Local School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Canaan Middle School is Tolles Career & Technical Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Plain City Elementary School (4.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plain City Tolles Career & Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 7-12
    0.9 miles
    7877 Us Highway 42 S
    Plain City, OH 43064
    (614) 873-4666
    0.9 7-12 n/a
  • Plain City Jonathan Alder Junior High School Math: 85% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 373 students
    1.3 miles
    6440 Kilbury Huber Rd
    Plain City, OH 43064
    (614) 873-4635
    1.3 7-8 373
  • Plain City Jonathan Alder High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 678 students
    2.2 miles
    9200 Us Route 42 S
    Plain City, OH 43064
    (614) 873-4642
    2.2 9-12 678
  • Plain City Plain City Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 621 students
    4.4 miles
    580 S Chillicothe St
    Plain City, OH 43064
    (614) 873-4608
    4.4 PK-4 621
  • Hilliard Hilliard Bradley High School Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,655 student
    5.6 miles
    2800 Walker Rd
    Hilliard, OH 43026
    (614) 921-7400
    5.6 9-12 1,655

School Reviews

Review Canaan Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about how your school will address pandemic health issues, such as the H1N1 virus, and how you can be proactive in learning about school closing guidelines.
Learn how parents of gifted children can find additional academic challenges and support programs both in and outside of public schools.
Learn more about the debate behind private school vouchers and whether they are a viable public school alternative for your child.