Whether relocating to a new area, or moving just a few miles away, we know that one of the most important factors in a family's decision about where to live is the educational opportunities available to them. That is why Evergreen Homes chooses to establish its communitites in Canton, Michigan, where our families are served by the highly acclaimed Plymouth-Canton Community Schools. We have featured some notable information about the Plymouth-Canton school district for you below.
Our communities are served by the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools which has 23 schools representing over 10,000 students throughout the greater Canton and Plymouth metropolitan areas. With such a vast representation of schools near each of our current communities, you can be assured that your family will be within reach of the extensive opportunities the district offers. Programs sponsored by the district include early childhood education, extended day pre-school and kindergarten, special education, English as a Second Language, community education, AP/IB courses, study abroad, and free transportation for all enrolled students.
The curriculum focuses on building student achievement to support their success from pre-K through high school and beyond through a strong commitment to active and engaging learning environments. The school district's vision is to "deliver an innovative educational experience which propels each student to excellence." (Plymouth-Canton Community Schools; 2016) Distinct to the Plymouth-Canton school district is the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park which houses three of the four area high schools. The educational park was created to ensure “every student will master the knowledge and skills necessary to be a productive citizen and lifelong learner. The unique environment at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park supports academic excellence, personal success and community participation.” (Plymouth-Canton Community Schools; 2016)
Nearly all the schools in the Plymouth-Canton district are ranked in the top 90th percentile of achievement among Michigan public schools. There are specific programs geared toward assisting students with math, science, and technology subjects emphasized to aid with important 21st century skills. Also, the district provides access to various tutoring, mentorship and academic enrichment programs such as the Allen Early Learning Academy. This program ensures students fully understand and absorb the materials presented in the classroom which help build a strong foundation for their academic careers.
The Plymouth-Canton school district understands that not only is a strong education important for a student’s success, a firm connection to serve the communities in which they reside is an active goal as well. Students are encouraged early to participate in various community service activities to enrich them beyond the classroom. This sort of immersive learning style is structured to prepare students for their journey into college and beyond by making them great stewards of the classroom, their community, and the world.
The high-caliber educational opportunities that Canton, Michigan affords do not stop at the grade school level. Canton, Michigan is conveniently located near many highly-esteemed colleges and universities. Students and educators alike will find a wide and diverse selection of higher education opportunities just a short drive away. Some of the popular universities and colleges near Canton, Michigan include the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Wayne State University, Lawrence Technological University and Oakland Community College to name a few. Collegiate institutions in the area work directly with area districts like Plymouth-Canton to maintain the readiness of prospective students for higher education. There are higher education institutions and programs available nearby in all areas of concentration for degree and non-degree seeking learners of any level.