Morton High School

  • Morton High School serves 427 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Morton High School's student population of 427 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morton High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morton High School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#410 out of 840 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Morton High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
9%
4%
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Black
45%
49%
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White
45%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Morton High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.590.31
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Graduation Rate85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScott Co Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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