Canton Public School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 10 public schools managed by Canton Public School District serving 3,603 students in Canton, Mississippi.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi state average of 55%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Canton Public School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Canton Canton Career Center Vocational School
    487 North Union Extension
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)859-3984

    Grades: 10-12 | n/a students
  • Canton Canton Educational Services Center Alternative School
    529 N. Mace Street
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)859-5010

    Grades: 4-12 | n/a students
  • Canton Canton Elementary School
    740 East Academy Street
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)859-2400

    Grades: 3-5 | 427 students
  • Canton Canton Public 9th Grade School
    634 Finney Road, 634 Finney Ro
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)859-3424

    Grades: 9 | n/a students
  • Canton Canton Public High School
    634 Finney Road
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)859-5325

    Grades: 9-12 | 838 students
  • Canton Huey L. Porter Middle School
    551 Finney Road
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)407-1819

    Grades: 6-8 | 337 students
  • Canton Jimmie M. Goodloe Elementary School
    551 Finney Road
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)407-1810

    Grades: K-5 | 526 students
  • Canton Mc Neal Elementary School
    364 Martin Luther King Drive
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)859-3654

    Grades: K-2 | 562 students
  • Canton Nichols Middle School
    529 North Mace Street
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)859-3741

    Grades: 6-8 | 369 students
  • Canton Reuben B. Myers Canton School Of Ar
    357 Old Yazoo Road
    Canton, MS 39046
    (601)855-7819

    Grades: PK-5 | 544 students

Overview

School District NameCanton Public School District
# of Schools10
# of Students3,603
# of Teachers213
Student : Teacher Ratio18
# of Male Students1,817
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students1,786
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.18
# of American Indian Students2
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students8
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students288
% Hispanic Students
8%
# of Black Students3,260
% Black Students
90%
# of White Students27
% White Students
1%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students18
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:56
# of Students in Kindergarten:328
# of Students in 1st Grade:378
# of Students in 2nd Grade:340
# of Students in 3rd Grade:359
# of Students in 4th Grade:273
# of Students in 5th Grade:274
# of Students in 6th Grade:222
# of Students in 7th Grade:243
# of Students in 8th Grade:226
# of Students in 9th Grade:251
# of Students in 10th Grade:220
# of Students in 11th Grade:177
# of Students in 12th Grade:170
# of Ungraded Students:86

District Comparison

  • Canton Public 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 74% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
31%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Canton Public 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canton Public 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 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
74%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Canton Public School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $8,771 in this school district is less than the state average of $10,065. 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 $10,094. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$30 MM$20 MM
This chart display total revenue of Canton Public School District and average revenue for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$28 MM$20 MM
This chart display total spending of Canton Public School District and average spending for each school distric in MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$8,771$10,065
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Canton Public School District and average revenue per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,161$10,094
This chart display average spending per public school student in Canton Public School District and average spending per public school student in MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Canton Public School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.18, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.31. The most diverse school in the district is Mc Neal Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.