Morton Middle School

Tel: (508)675-8340
Grades: 6-8

517 students

Morton Middle School serves 517 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Morton Middle School operates within the Fall River School District.

Overview

The student population of 517 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 517 students
Morton Middle School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Morton Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Morton Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Morton Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
6%
Morton Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
12%
16%
Morton Middle School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
6%
9%
Morton Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
73%
66%
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.
0.45 0.32
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.
58%
30%
Morton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
11%
5%
Morton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,665 students has grown by 36% over five years.
School District Name Fall River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
3
Number of Students Managed 13,665 1,433
Fall River School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $178 MM $25 MM
Fall River School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $181 MM $24 MM
Fall River School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,810 $17,400
Fall River School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,090 $16,788
Fall River School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Fall RiverResiliency Preparatory School
    276 Maple St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8230
    0.5 mi | 203 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Fall RiverJames Tansey Elementary School
    711 Ray St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8206
    0.9 mi | 301 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Fall RiverSpencer Borden Elementary School
    1400 President Ave
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8202
    0.9 mi | 530 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Fall RiverMary Fonseca Elementary School
    160 Wall St
    Fall RiverMA 02720
    (508)675-8210
    1.2 mi | 743 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Fall RiverAcese Elementary School
    Alternative School
    803 Bedford St
    Fall RiverMA 02723
    (508)675-4730
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | 19 students | Gr. 2-5                      

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Did You Know?
Fall River, MA 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 0.44, which is higher than the Massachusetts average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Fall River is Acese Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.