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Canton High School

Traditional Public School

634 Finney Road

Canton, MS 39046

601-859-5325

Overview

Canton High School serves 578 students in grades 10-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $45,247.

Grades

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$45,247/Child

Demographics

Canton High School serves 578 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 87.37% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 38
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 79%
In-Field: 89% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 578

By Grade:

  •       10: 207
  •       11: 204
  •       12: 152
  •       Special Secondary: 15

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 87%
  •       Hispanic: 12%
  •       Other: 1%

District

Teachers
Total: 207
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 78%
In-Field: 93% 
Principals
Total: 16
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 3,207

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 48
  •       K: 230
  •       Special Elementary: 60
  •       1: 251
  •       2: 232
  •       3: 262
  •       4: 265
  •       5: 259
  •       6: 271
  •       7: 262
  •       8: 257
  •       9: 226
  •       10: 207
  •       11: 204
  •       12: 152
  •       Special Secondary: 17
  •       Other: 4

Community

Madison County

Total Population: 106,272

  •       Males: 50,767
  •       Females: 55,505

Growth: 11.63%
Number of Households: 35,297
Median Income: $67,151

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 29,892 31,179 61,071 10%
Black or African American 18,690 21,993 40,683 11%
Asian-American 1,455 1,502 2,957 39%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 42 31 73 -22%
Native American and Alaska Native 182 184 366 -10%
Hispanic American 1,645 1,689 3,334 19%
Two or more races 506 616 1,122 74%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 79.81%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 53%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 68%

ACT

Composite Average: 14.6 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 169 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 12.6
Mathematics: 15.1
Reading: 14.6
Science: 15.3

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 33.3%
Mathematics Proficiency: 37.1%
English Proficiency: 18.2%
Science Proficiency: 10.6%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Canton High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $45,247.

Total

Per-student Spending: $45,247

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $41,795

Federal

Per-student Spending: $930

Overall Rating

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