Morton Academy

  • Morton Academy serves 14 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Morton Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Morton Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Morton Academy's student population of 14 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students14 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morton Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morton Academy is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#676 out of 3679 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)<50%
32%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)<50%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Morton Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
28%
17%
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White
72%
48%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Morton Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.410.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Morton Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMorton CUSD 709 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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