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Canton Local School District 

Last Updated: 8/1/2021 1:31 PM

The Canton Local School District, home of the Wildcats, is located in southern Stark County. Approximately 2100 students are enrolled in three schools:  H.R. Walker Elementary School (Grades K-4), Faircrest Memorial Middle School (Grades 5-8) and Canton South High School (Grades 9-12) which is also the hub for South Stark Career Academy.  Walker Elementary houses the Canton Local’s preschool students.


Who We Are


Our Mission:
The mission of the Canton Local School District is to develop graduates who excel at innovation, communication, performance, leadership, and service.

Our Vision: 
Our students will impact and inspire the global society by creating positive change and solutions with integrity and a spirit of community service.


Canton South High School Alma Mater: 
To Canton South High School we pledge unfailing loyalty.
We would make success our rule and bring you the victory.
Though the way be hard and long, yet in our hearts we'll sing this song.
As we travel on our way, we'll always love thee - red and gray!



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Our Schools

Walker Elementary
Grades PreK-4
3525 Sandy Ave SE
Canton OH  44707
Phone:  330-484-8020
Fax:  330-484-8134
Hours: 8:35 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Faircrest Memorial Middle School
Grades 5-8
616 Faircrest St SW
Canton OH  44706
Phone:  330-484-8015
Fax:  330-484-8033
Hours: 7:40 a.m. - 2:25 p.m. 

Canton South High School
Grades 9-12
600 Faircrest St SE
Canton OH  44707
Phone:  330-484-8000
Fax:  330-484-8013
School Hours: 7:40 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

MultiCounty Attention Center 
815 Faircrest St SW
Canton OH  44706
Phone 330-484-6471 ext. 2845
Fax 330-454-2216
Hours: 7:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Administration Center 
600 Faircrest St SE
Canton OH  44707
Phone 330-484-8019 
Fax  330-484-8032 
Office Hours:  7:00 a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Summer & non-school day hours:
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.