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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,596 students in Canton School District. Canton School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
The top ranked public schools in Canton School District are Canton High School, Cherry Brook Primary School and Canton Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Canton School District have an average math proficiency score of 66% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 57% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameCanton School District
School District Websitehttp://www.cantonschools.org
School District Phone Number(860) 693-7704
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CT)
# of Schools4 Schools1,030 Schools
# of Students1,596 Students519,520 Students
# of Teachers121 Teachers42,516 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1

District Comparison

Canton School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 198 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#31 out of 201 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Canton   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
47%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
57%
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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.320.64
# of American Indian Students2 Students1,370 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students47 Students26,997 Students
% Asian Students
3%
5%
# of Hispanic Students99 Students127,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
25%
# of Black Students111 Students65,685 Students
% Black Students
7%
13%
# of White Students1,305 Students280,236 Students
% White Students
82%
54%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student640 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students31 Students16,984 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2014,219
# of Students in Kindergarten:10635,897
# of Students in 1st Grade:10536,454
# of Students in 2nd Grade:11736,436
# of Students in 3rd Grade:10837,652
# of Students in 4th Grade:11438,502
# of Students in 5th Grade:12539,829
# of Students in 6th Grade:13139,247
# of Students in 7th Grade:13239,751
# of Students in 8th Grade:14039,847
# of Students in 9th Grade:13742,608
# of Students in 10th Grade:13540,348
# of Students in 11th Grade:11739,804
# of Students in 12th Grade:10938,926
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $20,715 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,339. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,041 is less than the state median of $20,069. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CT)
Total Revenue$33 MM$33 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$32 MM$30 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$20,715$22,339
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$20,041$20,069
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 2016-17 school year data.

Canton School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Canton High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    76 Simonds Avenue
    Canton, CT 06019
    (860) 693-7707

    Grades: 9-12 | 498 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Cherry Brook Primary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4 Barbourtown Rd.
    Canton, CT 06019
    (860) 693-7721

    Grades: PK-3 | 456 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Canton Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    76 Simonds Avenue
    Canton, CT 06019
    (860) 693-7712

    Grades: 7-8 | 272 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Canton Intermediate School Math: 64% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    39 Dyer Ave.
    Canton, CT 06019
    (860) 693-7717

    Grades: 4-6 | 370 students
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