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  • For the 2021 school year, there is 1 public high school in Canton School District, serving 982 students. Public high school in Canton School District have an average math proficiency score of 90% (versus the Massachusetts public high school average of 68%), and reading proficiency score of 96% (versus the 78% statewide average). This district's average high testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public high schools in Massachusetts.
  • The top ranked public high school in Canton School District is Canton High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • public high school in Canton School District have a Graduation Rate of 99%, which is more than the Massachusetts average of 88%.
  • The school with highest graduation rate is Canton High School, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Massachusetts or national school graduation rate statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the Massachusetts public high school average of 39% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the Massachusetts public high school average of 12:1.

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 Schools1 School406 Schools
# of Students982 Students326,760 Students
# of Teachers70 Teachers26,254 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1

District Comparison

  • Canton School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 302 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 Score0.480.58
# of American Indian Studentsn/a742 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students103 Students20,776 Students
% Asian Students
11%
6%
# of Hispanic Students43 Students61,310 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
19%
# of Black Students99 Students34,827 Students
% Black Students
10%
11%
# of White Students693 Students199,128 Students
% White Students
71%
61%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student303 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students40 Students9,587 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 1,150
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 1,430
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 1,407
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 1,478
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 1,440
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 1,453
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 2,406
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 4,762
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 8,229
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 10,536
# of Students in 9th Grade:25276,601
# of Students in 10th Grade:23973,016
# of Students in 11th Grade:23571,748
# of Students in 12th Grade:25570,028
# of Ungraded Students:11,076

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 High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Canton High School Math: 90% | Reading: 96%
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    900 Washington Street
    Canton, MA 02021
    (781) 821-5050

    Grades: 9-12 | 982 students
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