Canton Elementary



Canton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Canton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 45
K 133
1 145
2 116
3 129
4 117
5 101
6 102
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Canton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Canton, GA in the Cherokee County School District. It enrolls 888 students in grades 1st through 12th. Canton Elementary is the 174th largest public school in Georgia and the 2,361st largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 888
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 63
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,361st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 174th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 340th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 96th out of 1,342

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Canton Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 478
(54%)
12,974
(51%)
 Female 410
(46%)
12,220
(49%)

Canton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 488
(55%)
3,988
(16%)
 White 266
(30%)
18,149
(72%)
 Black 103
(12%)
1,729
(7%)
 Two or More 29
(3%)
814
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
439
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
57
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Canton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 705
(79%)
7,162
(28%)
 Not Eligible 123
(14%)
16,696
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(7%)
1,336
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Canton Elementary is ranked 67th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Canton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.1%) is higher than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Canton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 812
2009 889
2010 886
2011 882
2012 888

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 12.7
2009 13
2010 12.7
2011 13.4
2012 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.7192118226601
2009 0.72103487064117
2010 0.79458239277652
2011 0.86167800453515
2012 0.86148648648649

Compare Canton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 86.1%
 

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Canton Elementary
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Public PK - 06 888 14.1:1  
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Sixes Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 822 18.3:1 6 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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