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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    B-
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Canton South High School is an above average, public school located in Canton, OH. It has 773 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

Canton South High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
Average ACT
23
119 responses
AP Enrollment
7%

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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    B
Median Household Income
$50,135
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$756
National
$949
Median Home Value
$102,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.12 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 25 responses
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  • "The Glow Show" Homecoming Football Game
    40%
  • Football/basketball games
    24%
  • Pep Rally
    20%
  • Alma Mater
    12%
  • Lock ins and school leadership trips
    4%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
773
Free or Reduced Lunch
47%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.17 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$77,532
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.6%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.19 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.19 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.19 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$22,330/ year
National
$12,239
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.21 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.21 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.21 responses
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My experience throughout my high school career in Canton South High School was very good! In terms of academics and sports, it was very great! I loved the majority of my teachers (although there are some that aren't the best), my sports involvement, friends, and more. The only main downside I can think of with CSHS is the facilities and the school itself. There are holes in the leaky ceilings, ceiling panels falling out, floods, ect. But with the creation of the new school, these problems will most likely be obsolete for the time coming. If not for the old school, I would have totally given 5 stars!
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Canton South High School is an average school, however, there are a few shining stars that made my experience there more than bearable. Their English and Foreign Language departments have dedicated, talented educators working to ensure their students succeed.

Most of all, community is Canton South High School's focal point. They know they wouldn't be where they are without the people who live in Canton South. They understand the importance of knowing and loving where you come from - and staying true to the people within it.

But, if you're not popular or have overly-involved parents, you're not going to be privy to all the resources and chances those that are, are given. It lacks diversity, but overall, it isn't an awful school. I think that they're still developing, it's a work in process, and hopefully, it will get there some day.

I was lucky to go to Canton South High School, I know I'm prepared for the world beyond education - even if I had to eat the food to get there.
Canton South High School is an excellent school. The academics and teachers are very good and everyone is there to help you succeed. Leaving Canton South I have achieved many college hours and gained much knowledge that will help me in my future. There are many ways to become involved at this school and the school spirit not only from the students but from the teachers as well show how much we care about our school.