Canton school information

IndexCantonMississippiNational
Average Test Scores49%53%68%
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 29% 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.

Best Schools in Canton

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  • Camden Elementary4784 Hwy 43 NorthGrades: PK - 05Students: 197 · Ratio: 16:141
  • Canton Career Center487 North Union ExtensionGrades: 09 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Canton Educational Services Center434 South Trolio StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Canton Elementary School740 East Academy StreetGrades: 02 - 05Students: 51 · Ratio: 19:155
  • Canton Public High School634 Finney RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 95 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Canton School Of Arts & Sciences357 Old Yazoo RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 568 · Ratio: 22:143
  • Luther Branson School3903 Highway 16 EGrades: PK - 05Students: 272 · Ratio: 17:165
  • Madison Co. Alternative School1633 West Peace StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Mc Neal Elementary School364 Martin Luther King DriveGrades: PK - 02Students: 567 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Nichols Middle School529 North Mace StreetGrades: 05 - 08Students: 757 · Ratio: 14:133
  • Northeast Madison Middle School820 Sulphur Springs RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 233 · Ratio: 11:155

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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, MS24,87185%25%
Ridgeland, MS24,20966%4%
Canton, MS13,32149%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carpinteria, CA13,32350%26%
New Ulm, MN13,32857%16%
Meadville, PA13,30764%7%
Grover Beach, CA13,33763%7%
Covington, GA13,34281%19%
Canton, MS13,32149%29%
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.