Canton school information

Average Test Scores51%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools21,89979,235
Total private schools153124,875
Total post-secondary schools12137,965

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  • The average school test scores in Canton are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Canton.
  • 85.1% of people in Canton have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.9% of people in Canton have completed high school.
  • 18.1% of people in Canton have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Canton Elementary.200 S Fourth StGrades: PK - 6Students: 330 · Ratio: 14:145
  • Canton High200 S Fourth StGrades: 7 - 12Students: 221 · Ratio: 11:157

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Education level achieved in Canton

Completed 8th grade85.1%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school81.9%83.4%82.4%
Completed some college44.1%56.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.3%33.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.1%26.7%29.3%
Completed masters8.6%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Canton (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ursa, IL59674%50%
Mendon, IL85132%34%
Quincy, IL40,78224%52%
Canton, MO2,54451%3%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sumiton, AL2,54434%31%
Granville, NY2,54440%19%
Seagraves, TX2,54454%9%
Pleasant Ridge, MI2,54422%55%
Statham, GA2,54433%32%
Canton, MO2,54451%3%
Source: The Canton, MO education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.