Morton J High School (Closed 2018)

  • Morton J High School served 83 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 60-64% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 76%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 65-69% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Morton J High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students83 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (13-14)#6149 out of 7779 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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Hispanic
88%
52%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
8%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.220.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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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 J High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMorton Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Morton J High School is Morton School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Morton Morton School
    Grades: PK-12 | 383 students
    0.8 miles
    500 Champion Dr
    Morton, TX 79346
    (806)266-5505
    0.8 PK-12 383
  • Whiteface Whiteface School
    Grades: PK-12 | 324 students
    11.5 miles
    401 Antelope Blvd
    Whiteface, TX 79379
    (806)287-1154
    11.5 PK-12 324
  • Sundown Pep Alter School Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 4 students
    23.7 miles
    7th And School St
    Sundown, TX 79372
    (806)933-4499
    23.7 10-12 4
  • Sundown Sundown Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 305 students
    23.7 miles
    701 School St
    Sundown, TX 79372
    (806)229-5021
    23.7 PK-5 305
  • Sundown Sundown High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 187 students
    23.7 miles
    701 School St
    Sundown, TX 79372
    (806)229-2511
    23.7 9-12 187
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