Morton Elementary School

Morton Elementary School serves 424 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Morton Elementary School operates within the Pueblo, No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District.

Overview

The student population of 424 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 424 students
Morton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Morton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Morton Elementary School Students 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 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Morton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Morton Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
57%
32%
Morton Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Morton Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
36%
56%
Morton Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Morton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Morton Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.55 0.58
Morton Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
58%
34%
Morton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
14%
7%
Morton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 18,852 students has grown by 4589% over five years.
School District Name Pueblo, No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 18,852 554
Pueblo,   No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $163 MM $7 MM
Pueblo,   No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $161 MM $7 MM
Pueblo,   No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $406,542 $11,613
Pueblo,   No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $399,542 $12,022
Pueblo,   No. 60, In The County Of Pueblo And School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Centennial High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pueblo Youth Service Center (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Somerlid Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pueblo Centennial High School
    2525 Montview Dirve
    Pueblo , CO , 81008
    (719)549-7337
    0.4  mi  |  1186  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pueblo Northmoor Preschool
    2003 Northmoor Terrace
    Pueblo , CO , 81008
    (719)423-3888
    0.5  mi  |  27  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Pueblo Youth & Family Academy Charter
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    1920 Valley Dr
    Pueblo , CO , 81008
    (719)546-1740
    Alternative School
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  155  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Pueblo Somerlid Elementary School
    2717 West St
    Pueblo , CO , 81003
    (719)549-7595
    0.9  mi  |  412  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pueblo Irving Elementary School
    1629 West 21st
    Pueblo , CO , 81003
    (719)549-7570
    1  mi  |  306  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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