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Parents and students, please review this page for the latest information regarding scholarship opportunities, competitions, ACT and PSAT test dates and college deadlines.

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Free ACT Workshops are available through the Get 2 College Center in Jackson.
Website – www.get2college.org
Address
– 2600 Lakeland Terrace, Jackson, MS 39216
Phone – 601-321-5533

Mississippi students are eligible for grants and subsidies if you qualify and you apply. All families should plan to complete the FASFA, which begins January 1 of each calendar year.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA)
Mississippi students are eligible for grants and subsidies if you qualify and you apply. View site »

Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG)

Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG)

Higher Education Legislative Plan (HELP)

Helpful websites for tuition assistance and college searches –

The Jackson Get 2 College Center has a lot to offer. Check out their website »

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Canton Academy requires a total of 22 Carnegie Units for a student to graduate

ENGLISH 4 CARNEGIE UNITS English I, Ii, IiI, IV, AP

MATHEMATICS 4 CARNEGIE UNITS Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II + one unit

SCIENCE 4 CARNEGIE UNITS Biology I, Chemistry I + two comparable units

SOCIAL STUDIES 4 CARNEIGE UNITS World History, US History, Introduction to World Geography, MS Studies, Government and Economics

FINE ARTS 1 CARNEIGE UNIT Visual or performing art credit

FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 CARNEIGE UNITS Two units (I and II) of a foreign language

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 1 CARNEIGE UNIT

ADVANCED ELECTIVES CARNEIGE UNITS depend on credits Courses related to student’s interests

PRE-HIGH SCHOOL ELECTIVES Algebra I, first year foreign language, or Computer Applications

Canton Academy requires a total of 22 Carnegie Units for a student to graduate.