Morse Middle School

6700 N 80th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Morse Middle School serves 306 students in grades 6-8.
Morse Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin 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 6% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 14% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Morse Middle School's student population of 306 students has declined by 73% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 81% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Morse Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Morse Middle School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1932 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
81%
9%
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White
4%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.330.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morse Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilwaukee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Morse Middle School is Hapa-hmong American Peace Academy K3-12 (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee Hapa-hmong American Peace Academy K3-12 Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,594 student
    0.1 miles
    4601 N 84th St
    Milwaukee, WI 53225
    (414) 383-4944
    0.1 PK-12 1,594
  • Milwaukee Grantosa Drive Elementary School Math: 3% | Reading: 4%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 629 students
    0.3 miles
    4850 N 82nd St
    Milwaukee, WI 53218
    (414) 393-4400
    0.3 PK-8 629
  • Milwaukee Emerson Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 260 students
    0.5 miles
    9025 W Lawrence Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53225
    (414) 393-4300
    0.5 PK-5 260
  • Milwaukee Craig Montessori School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 391 students
    0.6 miles
    7667 W Congress St
    Milwaukee, WI 53218
    (414) 393-4200
    0.6 PK-8 391
  • Milwaukee Engleburg Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 276 students
    0.7 miles
    5100 N 91st St
    Milwaukee, WI 53225
    (414) 616-5600
    0.7 PK-5 276

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