Canton Area Elementary School
Canton Area Elementary School serves 448 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 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Students: 448 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 6%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in PA
- Math Proficiency: 41% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 56% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education
Canton Area Elementary School's student population of 448 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Students by Grade
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 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1946 out of 2797 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education
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