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  • H C Williams Senior High School
  • 99 State St, Canton
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 383
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
  • J M Mckenney Middle School
  • 99 State St, Canton
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 407
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
  • F S Banford Elementary School
  • 99 State St, Canton
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 502
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Saint Lawrence-lewis Boces
  • Po Box 231, Canton
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 263
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1

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.

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%

Canton, NY School Districts

Canton Central School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Canton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Canton, NY schools is 62%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Canton, NY, an average of 88.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Canton schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Canton, NY schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Potsdam, NY9,68261%24%
Norfolk, NY1,38347%4%
Colton, NY39540%20%
Heuvelton, NY60340%20%
Ogdensburg, NY10,93737%24%
Canton, NY6,62462%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Crozet, VA6,62084%70%
Garrett, IN6,62066%34%
Welcome, SC6,62924%51%
Oak Ridge, NC6,61772%46%
Fort Riley, KS6,61742%15%
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.