Canton Junior Senior High School

  • Canton Junior Senior High School serves 422 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Canton Junior Senior High School operates within the Canton Area School District.
  • Canton Area School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 422 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 422 students
Canton Junior Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Canton Junior Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Canton Junior Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Canton Junior Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.07 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Canton Junior Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Canton Junior Senior High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Canton Junior Senior High School Black Students (2002-2012)
Black
n/a
15%
Canton Junior Senior High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
n/a
68%
Canton Junior Senior High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Canton Junior Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Canton Junior Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.07 0.25
Canton Junior Senior 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.
32%
41%
Canton Junior Senior 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.
8%
5%
Canton Junior Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Canton Area School District's student population of 962 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,663 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,690 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Canton Area School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 962 1,497
Canton Area School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 77% 89%
Canton Area School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $21 MM
Canton Area School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $14 MM $20 MM
Canton Area School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,663 $13,911
Canton Area School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,690 $13,599
Canton Area School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CantonCanton Area Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 540 students
    0 miles
    545 E Main St
    CantonPA 17724
    (570)673-5196
    0KG-6540
  • TroyW R Croman Primary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 369 students
    8.9 miles
    317 Canton St
    TroyPA 16947
    (570)297-3145
    8.9KG-2369
  • TroyTroy Area Junior Senior High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 671 students
    9.6 miles
    150 High St
    TroyPA 16947
    (570)297-2176
    9.67-12671
  • TroyTroy Intrmd School
    Grades: 3-6 | 423 students
    9.6 miles
    206 King Street
    TroyPA 16947
    (570)297-4565
    9.63-6423
  • BlossburgBlossburg Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 225 students
    11.4 miles
    133 Hannibal St
    BlossburgPA 16912
    (570)638-2146
    11.4KG-6225

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
July 25, 2017
Learn about arguments behind the debate that currently exists between proponents and opponents of providing public school daycare for teen parents.
July 25, 2017
You may have heard of No Child Left Behind, but might be confused as to what it means to you and how it affects your children's education. This report will explain what No Child Left Behind is, why it was created, and how your child can benefit from it. It will also discuss some potential controversies surrounding the legislation.
July 25, 2017
Read why good diet and nutrition is important for high student performance.