Canton High School

900 Washington Street

Canton, MA 02021

Tel: (781)821-5050
  • Canton High School serves 913 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Canton High School operates within the Canton School District.
  • Canton School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 913 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 913 students
Canton High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Canton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Canton High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Canton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Canton High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
7%
6%
Canton High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
4%
18%
Canton High School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
12%
9%
Canton High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
75%
64%
Canton High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Canton High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Canton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Canton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.42 0.34
Canton High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
36%
Canton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
4%
Canton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Canton School District's student population of 3,326 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,289 in this district is less than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,423 is less than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Canton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,326 1,368
Canton School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 93% 85%
Canton School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $25 MM
Canton School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $53 MM $25 MM
Canton School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,289 $18,534
Canton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,423 $18,197
Canton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CantonRodman Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 83 students
    0.1 miles
    960 Washington Street
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)821-5060
    0.1PK83
  • CantonDean S Luce Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 554 students
    0.7 miles
    45 Independence St
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)821-5075
    0.7KG-5554
  • CantonJohn F Kennedy Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 499 students
    0.9 miles
    100 Dedham Street
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)821-5080
    0.9KG-5499
  • CantonMass Hospital SchoolSpecial Education School

    1.4 miles
    3 Randolph Street
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)830-8808
    1.4n/an/a
  • CantonLt Peter M Hansen Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 479 students
    1.6 miles
    25 Pecunit Street
    CantonMA 02021
    (781)821-5085
    1.6KG-5479

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