400 W Main Ave
Morton, WA 98356
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Morton Elementary School serves 157 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Morton Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Morton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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School Overview

Morton Elementary School's student population of 157 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
157 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Morton Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Morton Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#544 out of 2052 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
10%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
78%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 157 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Btm 50%)

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