Morris Area Secondary

  • Morris Area Secondary serves 485 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Morris Area Secondary placed in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 32%.
  • Morris Area Secondary operates within the Morris Area School District.
  • Morris Area School District's 90-94% graduation rate is higher than the Minnesota state average of 82%.

Top Placements

Morris Area Secondary places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Morris Area Secondary's student population of 485 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students485 students
Morris Area Secondary Total Students (2014-2016)
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Morris Area Secondary Total Teachers (2014-2016)
Students by GradeMorris Area Secondary Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Morris Area Secondary is ranked within the top 50% of all 1784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morris Area Secondary is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
60%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
60%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Morris Area Secondary Student Teacher Ratio (2014-2016)
American Indian
1%
2%
Morris Area Secondary American Indian Students (2014-2016)
Asian
1%
7%
Morris Area Secondary Asian Students (2014-2016)
Hispanic
8%
9%
Morris Area Secondary Black Students (2014-2016)
White
88%
68%
Morris Area Secondary White Students (2014-2016)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Morris Area Secondary Two Or More Races Students (2014-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMorris Area Secondary All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.220.33
Morris Area Secondary Diversity Score (2014-2016)
Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
31%
Morris Area Secondary Eligible for Free Lunch (2014-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
Morris Area Secondary Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2014-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Morris Area Secondary is Morris Area School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 511 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Morris Area School District's student population of 1,028 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,576 is higher than the state average of $11,015. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,886 is higher than the state average of $11,205. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameMorris Area School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    2
    2
    Number of Students Managed1,028531
    Morris Area School District Students Managed (2014-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    77%
    60%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    64%
    60%
    District Graduation Rate90-94%
    82%
    District Total Revenue$14 MM$6 MM
    District Spending$12 MM$6 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,576$11,015
    District Spending / Student$11,886$11,205
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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