J Sterling Morton Alternative School

  • J Sterling Morton Alternative School serves 24 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • J Sterling Morton Alternative School's student population of 24 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students24 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)<50%
31%
Student : Teacher Ratio3:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
75%
26%
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Black
25%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.380.68
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Graduation Rate≥50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
45%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJ S Morton HSD 201 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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