Top 10 Best Canton Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 22,247 students in Canton, GA (there are 8 private schools, serving 820 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in Canton, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%). Canton has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Georgia.
The top ranked public schools in Canton, GA are Sixes Elementary School, Macedonia Elementary School and Hickory Flat Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Canton, GA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Georgia public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Canton have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Georgia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public school average of 63% (majority Black).

Best Canton, GA Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sixes Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
20 Ridge Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-5840
Grades: PK-5
| 709 students
Rank: #22.
Macedonia Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10370 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1372
Grades: PK-5
| 784 students
Rank: #33.
Hickory Flat Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2755 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1444
Grades: PK-5
| 872 students
Rank: #44.
Avery Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6391 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1343
Grades: PK-5
| 1,079 students
Rank: #55.
Creekland Middle School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1555 Owens Store Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-4460
Grades: 6-8
| 1,489 students
Rank: #66.
Indian Knoll Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3635 Univeter Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 721-6600
Grades: PK-5
| 874 students
Rank: #77.
Freedom Middle School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10550 Bells Ferry Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 704-1100
Grades: 6-8
| 964 students
Rank: #88.
Liberty Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10500 Bells Ferry Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 704-1300
Grades: PK-5
| 1,029 students
Rank: #99.
Dean Rusk Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2761 E Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1135
Grades: 6-8
| 1,497 students
Rank: #1010.
J. Knox Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
151 River Bend Way
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 704-1265
Grades: PK-5
| 922 students
Rank: #1111.
Free Home Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12525 Cumming Hwy
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 721-5960
Grades: PK-5
| 320 students
Rank: #1212.
Holly Springs Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1965 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-1420
Grades: PK-5
| 751 students
Rank: #1313.
Creekview High School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1550 Owens Store Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 704-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,060 students
Rank: #1414.
Cherokee High School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
930 Marietta Hwy
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-5300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,940 students
Rank: #1515.
Clayton Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
221 Upper Burris Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-5860
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
Rank: #1616.
Cherokee Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2126 Sixes Rd
Canton, GA 30114
(678) 385-7322
Grades: K-8
| 678 students
Rank: #1717.
Sequoyah High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4485 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 721-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,087 students
Rank: #1818.
Teasley Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
151 Hickory Log Dr
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-5420
Grades: 6-8
| 1,708 students
Rank: #1919.
William G. Hasty- Sr. Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
205 Brown Industrial Pkwy
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-6555
Grades: PK-5
| 1,045 students
Rank: n/an/a
Igrad Virtual School
8871 Knox Bridge Hwy
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 721-8429
Grades: 9-12
| 154 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Canton, Georgia

Canton, Georgia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4568 Cumming Hwy
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 479-1784
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
712 Marietta Hwy
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 720-6100
Grades: PK-5
| 804 students
3921 Holly Springs Parkway
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 345-2005
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
20 Ridge Road
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 345-3070
Grades: K-6
| 1,097 students
8 Glenwood St
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 720-3550
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
400 Belletta Dr
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 479-4744
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
8 Glenwood Street.
Canton, GA 30114
(770) 479-2645
Grades: K-5
| 298 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Canton, GA?
How many public schools are located in Canton, GA?
20 public schools are located in Canton, GA.
What percentage of students in Canton, GA go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in Canton, GA are educated in public schools (compared to the GA state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Canton, GA?
Canton, GA public schools minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Georgia public schools average of 63% (majority Black).

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