Canton School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,498 students in Canton School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Canton School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Canton School District are Cherry Brook Primary School, Canton High School and Canton Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Canton School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Canton School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Canton School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
4 Schools
996 Schools
# Students
1,498 Students
496,319 Students
# Teachers
130 Teachers
40,293 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Canton School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#44 out of 200 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Canton   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Canton   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canton   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Canton   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.33
0.66
# American Indian Students
1 Student
1,250 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
41 Students
26,260 Students
% Asian Students
3%
5%
# Hispanic Students
101 Students
136,493 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
28%
# Black Students
96 Students
62,063 Students
% Black Students
6%
13%
# White Students
1,219 Students
249,785 Students
% White Students
81%
50%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
484 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
38 Students
19,984 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
20
11,299
# Students in K Grade:
95
31,823
# Students in 1st Grade:
117
35,157
# Students in 2nd Grade:
105
34,865
# Students in 3rd Grade:
98
35,362
# Students in 4th Grade:
102
36,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
118
36,487
# Students in 6th Grade:
121
37,748
# Students in 7th Grade:
117
38,608
# Students in 8th Grade:
126
39,891
# Students in 9th Grade:
119
41,778
# Students in 10th Grade:
125
40,053
# Students in 11th Grade:
115
38,676
# Students in 12th Grade:
120
38,557
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,684 in this school district is less than the state median of $26,215. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,437 is less than the state median of $25,113. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$34 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Canton   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$34 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Canton   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$22,684
$26,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Canton   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$22,437
$25,113
This chart display average spending per public school student in Canton   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Canton School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cherry Brook Primary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4 Barbourtown Rd.
Canton, CT 06019
(860) 693-7721
Grades: PK-3
| 435 students
Rank: #22.
Canton High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
76 Simonds Avenue
Canton, CT 06019
(860) 693-7707
Grades: 9-12
| 479 students
Rank: #33.
Canton Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
76 Simonds Avenue
Canton, CT 06019
(860) 693-7712
Grades: 7-8
| 243 students
Rank: #44.
Canton Intermediate School
Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
39 Dyer Ave.
Canton, CT 06019
(860) 693-7717
Grades: 4-6
| 341 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Canton School District
  • 39 DYER AVENUE, Canton, CT, 06019
  • (860) 693-7704
  • cantonschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,498 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33

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