Canton Independent School District

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Canton Independent School District
Canton, TX
ESC Region 10

District information
GradesPre-K through 12
SuperintendentJay Tullos
Students and staff
Athletic conferenceUIL Class 4A [2]
Colorsgreen and white
Other information
WebsiteCanton ISD

Canton Independent School District is a public school district based in Canton, Texas (USA).


There are four campuses in Canton ISD -

  • Canton High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Canton Jr. High School (Grades 6-8)
  • Canton Intermediate School (Grades 3-5)
  • Canton Elementary School (Grades PK-2)

In 2009, the school district was rated "recognized" by the Texas Education Agency.[3]

Statistics (per 2006)[edit]

The attendance rate for students in the district is 97%, compared with a state average of 96%. 32% of the students in the district are economically disadvantaged, 10% enroll in special education, 5% enroll in gifted and talent programs, 22% are enrolled in career and technology programs, and 3% are considered "limited English proficient."[1]

The ethnic makeup of the district is 87% White, non-Hispanic, 8% Hispanic, 3% African American, 1% Asian/Pacific Islander, and 1% Native American.[1]

Teachers in the district carry, on average, 15 years of teaching experience and 4% of the teachers on staff are first-year teachers. 83% of the teachers hold bachelors, 16% hold masters, and less than 1% hold doctorates.[1]

72% of students in the district took SAT/ACT standardized examinations with an average score of 1026 and 21, respectively. 20% of students took an AP and/or IB examination.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Texas Education Agency AEIS Report - Canton ISD[permanent dead link]. Retrieved on 15 December 2007
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-05-13. Retrieved 2007-12-16.. Retrieved on 15 December 2007
  3. ^ "2009 Accountability Rating System". Texas Education Agency. Archived from the original on 2015-10-25.

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