Canton school information

IndexCantonNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores62%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools54,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools34837,963
The Canton, NY educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Canton public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 29% higher than than the New York average and 27% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Canton public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.2% have completed high school, 50.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 12.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Canton are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Canton.
  • 88.3% of people in Canton have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.2% of people in Canton have completed high school.
  • 50.0% of people in Canton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Canton

IndexCantonNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.2%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college67.5%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree58.4%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.0%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters30.8%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.3%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate7.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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Potsdam, NY9,68261%24%
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Ogdensburg, NY10,93737%24%
Canton, NY6,62462%27%

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Canton, NY6,62462%27%
Source: The Canton, NY 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.