Canton South High School

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Canton South High School
Canton South High School Under Construction.JPG
new construction
600 Faircrest Street S.E.


United States
School typePublic high school
School boardStark County Educational Service Center
School districtCanton Local Schools
SuperintendentSteve Milano
PrincipalJeff Moore
Staff44.74 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment773 (2017-18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio17.28[1]
Color(s)Red and gray         
MascotWillie the Wildcat
Communities servedNorth Industry, Canton Township, and Pike Township

Canton South High School is a public high school in Canton Township, Stark County, Ohio, United States. The school, typically enrolling around 800 students in the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades, is the only high school in the Canton Local School District. It is a member school of the former Stark County Board of Education (now known as the Stark County Educational Service Center).[2]

The school's athletic teams are known as the Canton South Wildcats, and are part of the Eastern Buckeye Conference of the Ohio High School Athletic Association.[3]

A new school was planned by early 2017.[4]

Geography and history[edit]

Canton South High School is located at 40°44′59″N 81°22′23″W / 40.749859°N 81.373108°W / 40.749859; -81.373108. It sits just within the unglaciated region of the Allegheny Plateau. The school is located near North Industry, an unincorporated area once known as Slabtown (for the slabs of wood once used as sidewalks in the past, which were available from local lumber mills).[5]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Canton South High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved April 11, 2020.
  2. ^ "Stark County Educational Service Center". Archived from the original on 2010-08-28.
  3. ^ "Northeastern Buckeye Conference Schedule". Archived from the original on 2011-07-14. Retrieved 2010-04-21.
  4. ^ "Canton South High School". Archived from the original on 2016-01-01. Retrieved 2016-01-18.
  5. ^ Heald, Edward T. The Stark County Story. Canton, Ohio: Stark County Historical Society, 1949-1959. v2/p623

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Coordinates: 40°44′59″N 81°22′23″W / 40.749859°N 81.373108°W / 40.749859; -81.373108