Canton school information

IndexCantonNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores71%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools54,06079,235
Total private schools21,09224,875
Total post-secondary schools34837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Canton are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Canton.
  • 84.0% of people in Canton have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.5% of people in Canton have completed high school.
  • 44.0% of people in Canton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Canton

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  • F S Banford Elementary School99 State StGrades: PK - 03Students: 436 · Ratio: 12:172
  • H C Williams Senior High School99 State StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 411 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • J M Mckenney Middle School99 State StGrades: 04 - 08Students: 484 · Ratio: 13:171
  • Saint Lawrence Lewis BocesPo Box 231Grades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Canton

IndexCantonNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school81.5%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college66.9%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree55.9%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors44.0%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters29.8%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree11.7%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate7.1%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Potsdam, NY9,57772%5%
Colton, NY39469%2%
Norwood, NY1,49867%1%
Madrid, NY71563%8%
Heuvelton, NY74358%14%
Canton, NY6,60071%5%

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Noble, OK6,60280%17%
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Source: The Canton, NY 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.