Morton High School

Morton High School serves 923 students in grades 9-12.
Morton High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Morton High School's student population of 923 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students923 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

Morton High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Morton High School is 0.17, 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 Testing Rank
#254 out of 3672 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
91%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.68
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Graduation Rate
92%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Morton High School is Morton Academy (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Morton Junior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Morton Morton Junior High School Math: 42% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 478 students
    0.2 miles
    225 E Jackson St
    Morton, IL 61550
    (309) 266-6522
    0.2 7-8 478
  • Morton Jefferson Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 357 students
    0.3 miles
    220 E Jefferson St
    Morton, IL 61550
    (309) 263-2650
    0.3 K-6 357
  • Morton Lincoln Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 530 students
    0.6 miles
    100 S Nebraska Ave
    Morton, IL 61550
    (309) 266-6989
    0.6 PK-6 530
  • Morton Grundy Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 405 students
    0.9 miles
    1100 S 4th Ave
    Morton, IL 61550
    (309) 263-1421
    0.9 PK-6 405
  • Morton Morton Academy Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 14 students
    1.6 miles
    260 E Queenwood Rd
    Morton, IL 61550
    (309) 263-2581
    1.6 K-12 14

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