Morton Elementary Career Academy

431 N Troy St
Chicago, IL 60612
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Morton Elementary Career Academy serves 196 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Morton Elementary Career Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 196 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Morton Elementary Career Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Morton Elementary Career Academy's student population of 196 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
196 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Morton Elementary Career Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Morton Elementary Career Academy is 0.30, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3114 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
13%
27%
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Black
83%
17%
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White
4%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
37%
27%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Morton Elementary Career Academy's ranking?
Morton Elementary Career Academy is ranked #3114 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Morton Elementary Career Academy?
196 students attend Morton Elementary Career Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
83% of Morton Elementary Career Academy students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Morton Elementary Career Academy?
Morton Elementary Career Academy has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Morton Elementary Career Academy offer ?
Morton Elementary Career Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Morton Elementary Career Academy part of?
Morton Elementary Career Academy is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of School
June 06, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 196 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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