Canton school information

Average Test Scores51%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools21,89979,221
Total private schools153124,874
Total post-secondary schools12137,963
The Canton, MO educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Canton public schools have average test scores of 51% which is equal to than the Missouri average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Canton public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.8% have completed high school, 19.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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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.
  • 84.8% of people in Canton have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.8% of people in Canton have completed high school.
  • 19.7% 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 grade84.8%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.8%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college47.6%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.0%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.7%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.2%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.
Mendon, IL93532%34%
Quincy, IL40,68924%52%
Canton, MO2,58551%3%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Madrid, IA2,58580%63%
Conrad, MT2,58733%34%
Sandusky, MI2,58364%29%
La Salle, CO2,58827%46%
Coudersport, PA2,58945%9%
Canton, MO2,58551%3%
Source: The Canton, MO 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.