Morton High School

238 East Fourth Avenue

Morton, MS 39117

Tel: (601)732-6210
  • Morton High School serves 396 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Morton High School operates within the Scott County School District.
  • Scott County School District's 57% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 396 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 396 students
Morton High School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Morton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Morton High School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by Grade Morton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Morton High School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Morton High School Asian Students (2003-2009)
Hispanic
10%
3%
Morton High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
45%
49%
Morton High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
45%
46%
Morton High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Morton High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
1%
Morton High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Morton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.32
Morton High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
62%
67%
Morton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
Morton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Scott County School District's student population of 4,036 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,065 in this district is less than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,477 is less than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Scott County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
5
Number of Students Managed 4,036 2,139
Scott County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 57% 64%
Scott County School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $20 MM
Scott County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $30 MM $20 MM
Scott County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,065 $9,526
Scott County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,477 $9,407
Scott County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MortonMorton Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 787 students
    0.1 miles
    265 E Second Avenue
    MortonMS 39117
    (601)732-8529
    0.1KG-4787
  • MortonBettye Mae Jack Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 447 students
    0.4 miles
    P.o. Box 500
    MortonMS 39117
    (601)732-6977
    0.45-8447
  • PelahatchiePelahatchie Attendance Center
    Grades: 7-12 | 352 students
    8.8 miles
    P.o. Box 569
    PelahatchieMS 39145
    (601)854-8135
    8.87-12352
  • PelahatchiePelahatchie Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 451 students
    9.1 miles
    P.o. Box 599
    PelahatchieMS 39145
    (601)854-8060
    9.1PK-6451
  • ForestForest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 845 students
    10 miles
    513 Cleveland Street
    ForestMS 39074
    (601)469-3073
    10PK-4845

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