Canton Charter Academy

  • Canton Charter Academy serves 748 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Canton Charter Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Canton Charter Academy's student population of 748 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students748 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Canton Charter Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Canton Charter Academy is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#106 out of 3119 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
49%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
13%
18%
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White
32%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCanton Charter Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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