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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 3 public schools managed by Canton Local School District serving 2,027 students in Canton, Ohio.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Ohio state average of 29%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is more than the state average of 18:1.

Canton Local School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Canton Canton South High School
    600 Faircrest St Se
    Canton, OH 44707
    (330)484-8000

    Grades: 9-12 | 771 students
  • Canton Faircrest Memorial Middle School
    616 Faircrest St Sw
    Canton, OH 44706
    (330)484-8015

    Grades: 5-8 | 579 students
  • Canton Walker Elementary School
    3525 Sandy Ave Se
    Canton, OH 44707
    (330)484-8020

    Grades: PK-4 | 677 students

Overview

School District NameCanton Local School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,027 students
# of Teachers107 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
# of Male Students1,001 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students1,026 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.28
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students8 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students24 students
% Hispanic Students
1%
# of Black Students147 students
% Black Students
7%
# of White Students1,704 students
% White Students
84%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students144 students
% of Two or more races Students
7%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:54
# of Students in Kindergarten:123
# of Students in 1st Grade:106
# of Students in 2nd Grade:111
# of Students in 3rd Grade:146
# of Students in 4th Grade:137
# of Students in 5th Grade:153
# of Students in 6th Grade:136
# of Students in 7th Grade:143
# of Students in 8th Grade:147
# of Students in 9th Grade:148
# of Students in 10th Grade:161
# of Students in 11th Grade:234
# of Students in 12th Grade:228
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Canton Local School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 842 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (OH)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Canton Local School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Canton Local School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Canton Local School District and public school graduation rate of OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,840 is higher than the state average of $12,447. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,692 is higher than the state average of $11,715. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (OH)
Total Revenue$28 MM$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Canton Local School District and average revenue for each school distric in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$28 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Canton Local School District and average spending for each school distric in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,840$12,447
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Canton Local School District and average revenue per public school student in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,692$11,715
This chart display average spending per public school student in Canton Local School District and average spending per public school student in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Canton Local School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.28, which is higher than the Ohio average of 0.25. The most diverse school in the district is Walker Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Ohio or national school diversity statistics.