Morrow High School

Morrow High School serves 1,762 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Morrow High School operates within the Clayton County School District.
The school district's 46% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1762 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,762 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Students by Grade Morrow High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Asian
10%
3%
Hispanic
11%
12%
Black
71%
37%
White
3%
44%
All Ethnic Groups Morrow High School Sch Ethnicity Morrow High 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.
0.48 0.40
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.
67%
51%
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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 55,630 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 46% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Clayton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
61
6
Number of Students Managed 55,630 3,449
Graduation Rate 46% 66%
Clayton County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $543 MM $34 MM
Clayton County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $578 MM $36 MM
Clayton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,976 $9,939
Clayton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,674 $10,367
Clayton County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Forest Park High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Morrow Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thurgood Marshall Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MorrowThurgood Marshall Elementary School
    5885 Maddox Rd
    MorrowGA 30260
    (404)675-8019
    0.1 mi | 833 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MorrowMorrow Middle School
    5934 Trammell Rd
    MorrowGA 30260
    (770)473-2700
    0.4 mi | 756 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MorrowWilliam M. Mcgarrah Elementary School
    2201 Lake Harbin Rd
    MorrowGA 30260
    (770)968-2910
    0.8 mi | 670 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • EllenwoodEast Clayton Elementary School
    2750 Forest Parkway
    EllenwoodGA 30294
    (404)362-3885
    1.5 mi | 578 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MorrowMorrow Elementary School
    6115 Reynolds Rd
    MorrowGA 30260
    (770)968-2900
    1.6 mi | 478 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Clayton County, GA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.42, which is higher than the Georgia average of 0.4. The most diverse school district in Clayton County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.