Morton High School

238 East Fourth Ave

Morton, MS 39117-3536

Tel: (601)732-6210
Grades 9-12
391 students
Morton High School serves 391 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 55%.
Morton High School operates within the Scott County School District.
The school district's 57% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 391 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 391 students
Morton High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Morton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Morton High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Morton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Morton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Hispanic
10%
3%
Morton High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
45%
49%
Morton High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
45%
45%
Morton High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Morton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.31
Morton High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
68%
65%
Morton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Morton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,013 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,597 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,561 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Scott County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
5
Number of Students Managed 4,013 2,273
Scott County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 57% 64%
Scott County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $20 MM
Scott County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $28 MM $20 MM
Scott County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $7,597 $9,638
Scott County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $7,561 $9,666
Scott County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Pelahatchie Att Center (8.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bmj Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morton Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MortonMorton Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 745 students265 East Second Ave
    MortonMS 39117
    (601)732-8529
    0.1KG-4745
  • MortonBmj Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 462 students128 M.l. King Dr
    MortonMS 39117
    (601)732-6977
    0.45-8462
  • PelahatchiePelahatchie Att Center
    8.8 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 343 students213 Brooks St
    PelahatchieMS 39145
    (601)854-8135
    8.87-12343
  • PelahatchiePelahatchie Elementary School
    9.1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 479 students213b Brooks St
    PelahatchieMS 39145
    (601)854-8060
    9.1PK-6479
  • ForestForest Elementary School
    10 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 815 students513 Cleveland St
    ForestMS 39074
    (601)469-3073
    10PK-4815

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