Canton Elementary School

  • Canton Elementary School serves 326 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Canton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Canton Elementary School's student population of 326 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students326 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Canton Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Canton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,792 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Canton Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1032 out of 1792 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Canton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Canton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
n/a
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Canton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
91%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Canton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Canton Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.170.47
This chart display the diversity score of Canton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Canton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Canton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCanton R-V School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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