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Avg. test scores 3%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 0%

Canton school information

IndexCantonGeorgiaNational
Average Test Scores48%35%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools152,16479,221
Total private schools351524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1927,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Canton are 3% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Canton
  • 76.6% of people in Canton have completed 8th grade
  • 75.5% of people in Canton have completed high school
  • 30.3% of people in Canton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Canton

      IndexCantonGeorgiaNational
      Completed 8th grade76.6%82.3%84.3%
      Completed high school75.5%81.0%83.0%
      Completed some college58.3%57.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree38.1%36.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors30.3%29.4%30.3%
      Completed masters7.8%11.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.3%3.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.3%1.3%

      Canton, GA School Districts

      • Cherokee County School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Canton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Canton, GA schools is 48%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Canton, GA, an average of 76.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Milton, GA36,75566%35%
      Alpharetta, GA63,01360%22%
      Roswell, GA93,96853%8%
      Woodstock, GA27,96452%5%
      Acworth, GA21,82448%3%
      Canton, GA25,02248%3%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mint Hill, NC25,02454%9%
      Ardmore, OK25,02770%43%
      Junction City, KS25,01640%18%
      Hercules, CA25,01144%11%
      Paducah, KY25,01039%20%
      Canton, GA25,02248%3%
      Source: The Canton, GA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.