The outlook for Canton is bright with many new exciting projects and programs in the works. You may download a summary of current major initiatives and future projects.
Did you know Canton, TX supports a
population boom of 250,000 visitors
Well, it does. Canton grows to be the
seventh largest city in Texas when
Trade Days is held with over 7,000
vendor spaces set up in the 450-acre
First Monday Park to sell their wares.
Canton is only 60 miles east of Dallas
119 N. Buffalo St., Canton, Texas 75103
Tel: 903.567.1851 | Fax: 903.567.1872
The City of Canton is served by the Canton Independent School District. Canton ISD is classified as a 3A school district by the University Interscholastic League. Many students are active in debate and not only excel in that but in many other areas of Interscholastic League events. CISD also boasts a top-rated band that claimed First Place in State three consecutive years and were invited to several European countries to perform. The cross country track won State championship two years. Canton athletics include football, girl’s volleyball, cross country, basketball, power lifting, track and field, golf, tennis, softball and baseball.
Elementary campus facilites were constructed in 1976. High School facilities were constructed in 1989. A state-of-the-art Fine Arts auditorium, additional classrooms and athletic facilities were added in 2004. Intermediate campus facilities were constructed in 2001. The Junior High campus was completed in 2005.
|Annual High School Graduates||125|
|Total Enrollment in School District - K through 12||1935|
|Enrollment Grades 9 - 12||565|
|Enrollment Grades 6 - 8||438|
|Enrollment Grades 3 - 5||480|
|Enrollment Grades Pre-K - 2||446|
|Students per Teacher Ratio: Elementary||13 to 1|
|Students per Teacher Ratio: Secondary||13 to 1|
|Average Years Experience of Teachers||14.2|
|Average Years Experience of Teachers with District||8.0|
|TEA Accountability Ratings-"Exemplary District" 2008/09||Exemplary|