Canton Area Elementary School

545 E Main St
Canton, PA 17724
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Canton Area Elementary School serves 473 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Canton Area Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Canton Area Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Canton Area Elementary School's student population of 473 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Rankings

Canton Area Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Canton Area Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1946 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.080.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCanton Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Canton Area Elementary School is Canton Junior Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is W R Croman Primary School (8.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Canton Canton Junior Senior High School Math: 34% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 437 students
    0.0 miles
    509 E Main St
    Canton, PA 17724
    (570) 673-5134
    0 7-12 437
  • Troy W R Croman Primary School
    Grades: K-2 | 340 students
    8.9 miles
    317 Canton St
    Troy, PA 16947
    (570) 297-3145
    8.9 K-2 340
  • Troy Troy Area Junior Senior High School Math: 44% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 652 students
    9.5 miles
    150 High St
    Troy, PA 16947
    (570) 297-2176
    9.5 7-12 652
  • Troy Troy Intrmd School Math: 38% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 450 students
    9.6 miles
    206 King Street
    Troy, PA 16947
    (570) 297-4565
    9.6 3-6 450
  • Blossburg Blossburg Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 208 students
    11.4 miles
    133 Hannibal St
    Blossburg, PA 16912
    (570) 638-2146
    11.4 K-6 208

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