Morton Elementary School

  • Morton Elementary School serves 326 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 72%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 79%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Morton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Morton Elementary School's student population of 326 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 919 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morton Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Morton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Morton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Morton Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
75%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Morton Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
12%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Morton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
11%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Morton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Morton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.410.53
This chart display the diversity score of Morton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Morton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nebraska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLEXINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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