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Welcome to Canton Middle School!

Home of the Black Bears!

60 Penland Street

Canton, North Carolina 28716

Phone (828) 646-3467

Fax (828) 646-3478


 About Our School

  • Founded in 1931 as Canton High School
  • Junior high school building added around 1960.
  • In 1967, Pisgah High School was built and this facility was used for middle grades only.
  • Present enrollment 572 students.


Carol Fox – Principal

 Angela Gwyn – Assistant Principal 

Timothy Bushnell
– Lead Teacher


Canton Middle Student Handbook
This document is also located in the front of student agendas.
It contains all current information about:
Dress Code Policy
School Bus Policy
Checkout and Transportation Guidelines
Dance Policy
Student Personal Electronics/Phone Policy
Media Center Policy
Cafeteria Charge Policy
And More

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Ingles Tools for Schools

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The school that is designated by the customer is linked to the customer’s Ingles AdvantageTM Card until May 1st of the current school year. Ingles will maintain a cumulative total for the school (only one school can be designated per household) the customer has selected and will provide the reward to the school on the pay out period date.