Avg. test scores 12%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 53%

Canton school information

IndexCantonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores55%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schools151024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Canton are 12% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Canton
  • 73.7% of people in Canton have completed 8th grade
  • 72.9% of people in Canton have completed high school
  • 14.1% of people in Canton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Canton

      IndexCantonNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade73.7%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school72.9%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college53.7%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.0%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors14.1%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters3.9%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.1%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.3%1.3%

      Canton, NC School Districts

      • Haywood County Schools

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Canton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Canton, NC schools is 55%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Canton, NC, an average of 73.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.9% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Mills River, NC6,99071%44%
      Clyde, NC1,22665%31%
      Maggie Valley, NC1,76755%11%
      Waynesville, NC9,78853%8%
      Woodfin, NC6,24145%10%
      Canton, NC4,18255%12%

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      La Verkin, UT4,18249%1%
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      Beaufort, NC4,18158%18%
      Mead, CO4,18141%17%
      Canton, NC4,18255%12%
      Source: The Canton, NC 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.