Morris Elementary School

801 Hill St
Montgomery, AL 36108
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Morris Elementary School serves 568 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Morris Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Morris Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Morris Elementary School's student population of 568 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Morris Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Morris Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#961 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
94%
33%
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White
2%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.120.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Morris Elementary School is Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fews Secondary Acceleration Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Macmillan International At Mckee (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Montgomery Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 507 students
    0.4 miles
    3440 Mcgehee Rd
    Montgomery, AL 36111
    (334) 284-7500
    0.4 9-12 507
  • Montgomery Montgomery Preparatory Academy For Career Technologies Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    0.5 miles
    2901 East South Blvd
    Montgomery, AL 36116
    (334) 241-5307
    0.5 10-12 n/a
  • Montgomery Macmillan International At Mckee Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 360 students
    0.6 miles
    4015 Mcinnis Road
    Montgomery, AL 36116
    (334) 284-7137
    0.6 K-5 360
  • Montgomery Nixon Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 438 students
    1.0 miles
    1000 Edgar D Nixon Ave
    Montgomery, AL 36104
    (334) 269-3012
    1 PK-5 438
  • Montgomery Carver Senior High School Math: 14% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,098 student
    1.1 miles
    2001 W Fairview Ave
    Montgomery, AL 36108
    (334) 269-3636
    1.1 9-12 1,098

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