Morton Middle School

Morton Middle School serves 762 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the KY average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Morton Middle School operates within the Fayette County School District.

Overview

The student population of 762 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 762 students
Morton Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Morton Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Morton Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Morton Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
1%
Morton Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
4%
Morton Middle School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
15%
11%
Morton Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
67%
81%
Morton Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Morton Middle School Sch Ethnicity Morton Middle 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.
0.52 0.23
Morton Middle 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.
28%
46%
Morton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Morton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,545 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Fayette County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
72
6
Number of Students Managed 40,545 2,353
Fayette County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $395 MM $24 MM
Fayette County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $370 MM $23 MM
Fayette County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,951 $10,129
Fayette County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,256 $9,906
Fayette County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alternative Placement (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lexington Cassidy Elementary School
    1125 Tates Creek Rd
    Lexington , KY 40502
    (859)381-3018
    0.1  mi  |  636  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lexington Maxwell Spanish Immersion Elementary School
    Magnet School
    301 Woodland Ave
    Lexington , KY 40508
    (859)381-3516
    Magnet School
    0.8  mi  |  523  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lexington Opportunity Middle College
    Alternative School
    164 Oppportunity Way
    Lexington , KY 40511
    (859)246-6379
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  66  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lexington Fayette Pre-school
    701 East Main St
    Lexington , KY 40502
    (859)222-3333
    0.9  mi  |  34  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Lexington Homebound Secondary
    Alternative School
    701 East Main St
    Lexington , KY 40502
    (859)381-4100
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  3  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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Lexington, KY 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 0.02, which is lower than the Kentucky average of 0.22. The most diverse school in Lexington is Lexington Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kentucky or national school diversity statistics.