Canton Middle School

  • Canton Middle School serves 538 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Canton Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois 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 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Canton Middle School's student population of 538 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Canton Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Canton Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2242 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Canton Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canton Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
14%
5%
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Hispanic
38%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Canton Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
10%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Canton Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
35%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Canton Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Canton Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.710.67
This chart display the diversity score of Canton Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Canton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Canton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District U-46 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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