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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public elementary schools in Canton School District, serving 2,240 students. Public elementary schools in Canton School District have an average math proficiency score of 64% (versus the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 52% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public elementary schools in Massachusetts.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Canton School District are Dean S Luce, Lt Peter M Hansen and John F Kennedy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 42% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts public elementary school average of 13:1.

Overview

School District NameCanton School District
School District Websitehttp://www.cantonma.org
School District Phone Number(781) 821-5060
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
# of Schools4 Schools1,396 Schools
# of Students2,240 Students639,975 Students
# of Teachers171 Teachers48,405 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1

District Comparison

Canton School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 345 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 98% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#101 out of 403 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Canton  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
52%
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 MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
56%
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 MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Canton  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.510.61
# of American Indian Studentsn/a1,418 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students241 Students44,525 Students
% Asian Students
11%
7%
# of Hispanic Students114 Students136,672 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
21%
# of Black Students226 Students61,197 Students
% Black Students
10%
10%
# of White Students1,540 Students370,245 Students
% White Students
69%
58%
# of Hawaiian Students6 Students524 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students113 Students25,369 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 20,211
# of Students in Kindergarten:22163,302
# of Students in 1st Grade:24668,019
# of Students in 2nd Grade:24868,249
# of Students in 3rd Grade:23870,066
# of Students in 4th Grade:28272,164
# of Students in 5th Grade:26972,391
# of Students in 6th Grade:23571,172
# of Students in 7th Grade:23960,045
# of Students in 8th Grade:26258,596
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 4,825
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 4,116
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 3,590
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 3,177
# of Ungraded Students: - 52

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $18,289 in this school district is less than the state median of $20,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,623 is less than the state median of $18,839. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$61 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Canton  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$58 MM$26 MM
This chart display total spending of Canton  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$18,289$20,340
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 MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,623$18,839
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 MA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Canton School District Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Dean S Luce Math: 71% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    45 Independence St
    Canton, MA 02021
    (781) 821-5075

    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
  • Lt Peter M Hansen Math: 62% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    25 Pecunit Street
    Canton, MA 02021
    (781) 821-5085

    Grades: K-5 | 475 students
  • John F Kennedy Math: 63% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    100 Dedham Street
    Canton, MA 02021
    (781) 821-5080

    Grades: K-5 | 530 students
  • Wm H Galvin Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    55 Pecunit Street
    Canton, MA 02021
    (781) 821-5070

    Grades: 6-8 | 736 students
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