Canton High School

900 Washington St

Canton, MA 02021

Tel: (781)821-5050
Grades 9-12
853 students
Canton High School serves 853 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
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 853 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 853 students
Canton High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Canton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Canton High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Canton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Canton High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
7%
6%
Canton High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
2%
17%
Canton High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
12%
9%
Canton High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
77%
65%
Canton High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Canton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.39 0.33
Canton High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
12%
34%
Canton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
2%
5%
Canton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Canton School District's student population of 3,247 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 90% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,056 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $14,797 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Canton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 3,247 1,376
Canton School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 93% 85%
Canton School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $29 MM
Canton School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $46 MM $28 MM
Canton School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,056 $20,216
Canton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,797 $19,181
Canton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Blue Hills Regional Vocational Technical High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wm H Galvin Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rodman Early Childhood Center (0.1 miles away)
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