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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 2 public middle schools managed by Canton Public Dist School District serving 749 students in Canton, Mississippi.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi state average of 57%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

Canton Public Dist School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Canton Huey L. Porter Middle School
    551 Finney Road
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)407-1819

    Grades: 6-8 | 347 students
  • Canton Nichols Middle School
    529 North Mace Street
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)859-3741

    Grades: 6-8 | 402 students

Overview

School District NameCanton Public Dist School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,583 students
# of Teachers203 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
# of Male Students1,812 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students1,771 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.19
# of American Indian Students1 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students6 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students331 students
% Hispanic Students
9%
# of Black Students3,202 students
% Black Students
89%
# of White Students27 students
% White Students
1%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students16 students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:40
# of Students in Kindergarten:282
# of Students in 1st Grade:327
# of Students in 2nd Grade:362
# of Students in 3rd Grade:337
# of Students in 4th Grade:319
# of Students in 5th Grade:258
# of Students in 6th Grade:251
# of Students in 7th Grade:249
# of Students in 8th Grade:235
# of Students in 9th Grade:236
# of Students in 10th Grade:232
# of Students in 11th Grade:204
# of Students in 12th Grade:162
# of Ungraded Students:89

District Comparison

  • Canton Public Dist School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 146 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 70-74% has increased from 70% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Canton Public Dist School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canton Public Dist School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate70-74%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Canton Public Dist School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,771 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,412. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,161 is less than the state average of $10,443. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$30 MM$20 MM
This chart display total revenue of Canton Public Dist School District and average revenue for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$28 MM$20 MM
This chart display total spending of Canton Public Dist School District and average spending for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,771$10,412
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Canton Public Dist School District and average revenue per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,161$10,443
This chart display average spending per public school student in Canton Public Dist School District and average spending per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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