Canton High School

8415 North Canton Center Rd
Canton, MI 48187
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Canton High School serves 1,957 students in grades 6-12.
Canton High School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 1,957 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Canton High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Canton High School's student population of 1,957 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
1,957 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
97 teachers
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School Rankings

Canton High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Canton High School is 0.55, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#74 out of 2925 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
11%
18%
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White
64%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
95%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Canton High School's ranking?
Canton High School is ranked #74 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Canton High School often compared to?
Canton High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Plymouth High School, Salem High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Canton High School?
The graduation rate of Canton High School is 95%, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Canton High School?
1,957 students attend Canton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Canton High School students are White, 17% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Canton High School?
Canton High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Canton High School offer ?
Canton High School offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Canton High School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 1,957 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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