Morton High School

238 East Fourth Ave

Morton, MS 39117-3536

Tel: (601)732-6210
Grades: 9-12

411 students

Morton High School serves 411 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Morton High School operates within the Scott County School District.
The school district's 66% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 411 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 411 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Hispanic
11%
3%
Black
39%
50%
White
49%
45%
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.60 0.31
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.
62%
64%
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.
8%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,528 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 66% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Scott County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
5
Number of Students Managed 4,528 2,147
Graduation Rate 66% 62%
District Total Revenue $27 MM $21 MM
District Spending $27 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,289 $9,999
District Spending / Student $7,151 $9,596
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pelahatchie Attendance Center (8.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bettye Mae Jack Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Morton Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MortonMorton Elementary School
    265 East Second Ave
    MortonMS 39117
    (601)732-8529
    0.1 mi | 714 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • MortonBettye Mae Jack Middle School
    128 M.l. King Dr
    MortonMS 39117
    (601)732-6977
    0.4 mi | 464 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • PelahatchiePelahatchie Attendance Center
    213 Brooks St
    PelahatchieMS 39145
    (601)854-8135
    8.8 mi | 320 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • PelahatchiePelahatchie Elementary School
    213b Brooks St
    PelahatchieMS 39145
    (601)854-8060
    9.1 mi | 457 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • ForestForest High School
    511 Cleveland St
    ForestMS 39074
    (601)469-3255
    10 mi | 378 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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