Canton Middle School

76 Simonds Avenue
Canton, CT 06019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 242 students in grades 7-8, Canton Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 242 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Top 50% in CT
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Canton Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Canton Middle School's student population of 242 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
242 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Canton Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 942 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Canton Middle School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CT)
#389 out of 942 schools
(Top 50%)
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48%
40%
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60%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
29%
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Black
9%
13%
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White
81%
49%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Canton Middle School's ranking?
Canton Middle School is ranked #389 out of 942 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Canton Middle School often compared to?
Canton Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Avon Middle School, Irving A. Robbins Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CT state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% CT state average).
How many students attend Canton Middle School?
242 students attend Canton Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Canton Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Canton Middle School?
Canton Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Canton Middle School offer ?
Canton Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Canton Middle School part of?
Canton Middle School is part of Canton School District.
In what neighborhood is Canton Middle School located?
Canton Middle School is located in the Collinsville neighborhood of Canton, CT. There are 3 other public schools located in Collinsville.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 242 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • : 60% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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