Morton Middle School

Morton Middle School serves 690 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 35%.
Morton Middle School operates within the Fall River School District.

School Overview

The student population of 690 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 690 students
Morton Middle School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Morton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Morton Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Morton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Morton Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
4%
6%
Morton Middle School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
20%
17%
Morton Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
6%
9%
Morton Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
65%
65%
Morton Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
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.
0.54 0.33
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.
64%
34%
Morton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
11%
5%
Morton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Fall River School District's student population of 10,319 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,580 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,046 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Fall River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 10,319 1,376
Fall River School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $164 MM $29 MM
Fall River School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $159 MM $28 MM
Fall River School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,580 $20,216
Fall River School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,046 $19,181
Fall River School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Resiliency Preparatory School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Somerset Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Tansey Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fall RiverResiliency Preparatory School
    Grades: 9-12 | 183 students
    0.5 miles
    290 Rock St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8230
    0.59-12183
  • Fall RiverJames Tansey Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 322 students
    0.9 miles
    711 Ray St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8206
    0.9KG-5322
  • Fall RiverSpencer Borden Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 571 students
    0.9 miles
    1400 President Ave
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8202
    0.9PK-5571
  • Fall RiverAcese Elementary SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 2-5 | 15 students
    1.2 miles
    803 Bedford St
    Fall RiverMA 02723
    (508)675-4730
    1.22-515
  • Fall RiverMary Fonseca Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 804 students
    1.2 miles
    160 Wall St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8210
    1.2KG-5804

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