Canton Academy

  • The philosophy on Canton Academy is based on Christian principles and academic excellence.
  • We believe that each student should have an opportunity to reach his/her maximum potential.
  • It is our responsibility to provide each student with varied learning experiences so that they may grow intellectually, socially, morally and physically.
  • The school shares with home, church and community the responsibility of providing each individual with the opportunity to make his/her best contribution to the democratic society in which they live.
  • Canton Academy academics are an elevated learning environment that attracts a diverse and exceptional student body.
  • Our program is designed to develop successful social skills, critical thinking, responsibility, and leadership.
  • Our dedicated teachers continue to produce brilliant minds that are an extremely important part of today's society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia
Year Founded1965

Student Body

Total Students312 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 15%
Students by GradeCanton Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size17 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score22
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,000
Tuition NotesAll information may be located on admissions page of canton academy website / varies for grades
% on Financial Aid
8%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLaura Pitre
Admissions AssociateSommer Reeves

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, WeightliftingArcheryBaseball,
BasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
RiflerySoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and FieldWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Annual Staff, Beta Club, FCA, National Honor Society, Spainish Club, Stock Market Team, Student Council

Club or Organization:
Annual Staff, Beta Club, FCA, National Honor Society, Spainish Club, Student Council

School Notes

  • The philosophy on Canton Academy is based on Christian principles and academic excellence. We believe that each student should have an opportunity to reach his/her maximum potential. It is our responsibility to provide each student with varied learning experiences so that they may grow intellectually, socially, morally and physically. The school shares with home, church and community the responsibility of providing each individual with the opportunity to make his/her best contribution to the democratic society in which they live. Canton Academy academics are an elevated learning environment that attracts a diverse and exceptional student body. Our program is designed to develop successful social skills, critical thinking, responsibility, and leadership. Our dedicated teachers continue to produce brilliant minds that are an extremely important part of today's society.
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Madison
    Grades: PK-12 | 901 students
    13.6 miles
    7601 Old Canton Road
    Madison, MS 39110
    (601)856-4455
    13.6 PK-12
    901
  • Brandon
    Good Shepherd Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-5 | 44 students
    22.1 miles
    Po Box 5013
    Brandon, MS 39047
    (601)992-4752
    22.1 PK-5
    44
  • Ridgeland
    Grades: PK-12 | 1175 students
    15 miles
    370 Old Agency Rd
    Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (601)853-6000
    15 PK-12
    1175
  • Jackson
    Jackson Academy
    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 1222 students
    19.7 miles
    4908 Ridgewood Road
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601)362-9676
    19.7 PK-12
    1222
  • Brandon
    Brandon First Umc Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 109 students
    27.3 miles
    205 Mary Ann Dr
    Brandon, MS 39042
    (601)824-0281
    27.3 PK-KG
    109

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
June 20, 2018
You would think it would be easier to get your child into an elementary or primary school than into a prep school. But in fact it is almost as complicated.
June 07, 2018
If you have the chance to move overseas, don't worry about educating your children. You have several options.
May 10, 2018
Sending your child to a single-sex school is one of several options you have when it comes to private schools.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Mississippi is $4,787 for elementary schools and $5,923 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mississippi is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).