Morton Middle School

Morton Middle School serves 750 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Morton Middle School operates within the Fayette County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 750 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 750 students
Morton Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Morton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Morton Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Morton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 17:1
Morton Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
1%
Morton Middle School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
9%
5%
Morton Middle School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
18%
11%
Morton Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
66%
79%
Morton Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Morton Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.53 0.24
Morton Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
34%
48%
Morton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
3%
6%
Morton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Fayette County School District's student population of 40,079 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,160 is higher than the state average of $10,260. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,740 is higher than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Fayette County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
82
6
Number of Students Managed 40,079 2,336
Fayette County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $413 MM $24 MM
Fayette County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $434 MM $24 MM
Fayette County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,160 $10,260
Fayette County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,740 $10,180
Fayette County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Homebound Secondary (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Homebound Secondary (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cassidy Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • LexingtonCassidy Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 677 students
    0.1 miles
    1125 Tates Creek Rd
    LexingtonKY 40502
    (859)381-3018
    0.1KG-5677
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    Grades: KG-5 | 525 students
    0.8 miles
    301 Woodland Ave
    LexingtonKY 40508
    (859)381-3516
    0.8KG-5525
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    Grades: KG-5 | 26 students
    0.9 miles
    701 East Main St
    LexingtonKY 40502
    (859)381-4000
    0.9KG-526
  • LexingtonFayette Pre-school
    Grades: PK | 41 students
    0.9 miles
    701 East Main St
    LexingtonKY 40502
    (859)222-3333
    0.9PK41
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    Grades: PK-5 | 1 students
    0.9 miles
    701 East Main St
    LexingtonKY 40502
    (859)381-4100
    0.9PK-51

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