Canton school information

IndexCantonMississippiNational
Average Test Scores21%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools1089379,235
Total private schools220624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,965

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  • The average school test scores in Canton are 58% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Canton.
  • 69.2% of people in Canton have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.4% of people in Canton have completed high school.
  • 20.8% of people in Canton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Canton

IndexCantonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade69.2%78.1%83.8%
Completed high school67.4%76.0%82.4%
Completed some college46.2%51.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree25.8%28.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.8%20.4%29.3%
Completed masters7.7%7.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%0.9%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.
Madison, MS24,87150%2%
Ridgeland, MS24,20931%37%
Canton, MS13,32121%58%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carpinteria, CA13,32335%29%
World Golf Village, FL13,32673%48%
New Ulm, MN13,32849%0%
Kettering, MD13,33122%55%
Meadville, PA13,30739%20%
Canton, MS13,32121%58%
Source: The Canton, MS 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.