Morse High School

  • Morse High School serves 1,755 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Morse High School's student population of 1,755 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,755 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morse High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morse High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3596 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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Asian
38%
11%
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Hispanic
36%
54%
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Black
16%
6%
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White
1%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Morse High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.700.41
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Graduation Rate
91%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morse High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Morse High School is Ingenuity Charter (0.9 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Fulton K-8 (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Fulton K-8 (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego Fulton K-8
    Grades: K-8 | 363 students
    0.1 miles
    7055 Skyline Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92114
    (619)344-3200
    0.1 K-8 363
  • San Diego Keiller Leadership Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 599 students
    0.8 miles
    7270 Lisbon St.
    San Diego, CA 92114
    (619)263-9266
    0.8 K-8 599
  • San Diego Bethune K-8
    Grades: K-8 | 598 students
    0.9 miles
    6835 Benjamin Holt Rd.
    San Diego, CA 92114
    (619)267-2271
    0.9 K-8 598
  • San Diego Boone Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 473 students
    0.9 miles
    7330 Brookhaven Rd.
    San Diego, CA 92114
    (619)344-6000
    0.9 K-5 473
  • San Diego Ingenuity Charter Charter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 111 students
    0.9 miles
    6130 Skyline Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92114
    (619)487-1163
    0.9 6-12 111

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