Morton Junior High School

  • Morton Junior High School serves 456 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Morton Junior High School's student population of 456 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morton Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morton Junior 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#898 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
91%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.170.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMorton CUSD 709 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Morton Morton High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 931 students
    0.2 miles
    350 N Illinois Ave
    Morton, IL 61550
    (309)266-7182
    0.2 9-12 931
  • Morton Jefferson Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-6 | 365 students
    0.3 miles
    220 E Jefferson St
    Morton, IL 61550
    (309)263-2650
    0.3 PK-6 365
  • Morton Lincoln Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-6 | 520 students
    0.8 miles
    100 S Nebraska Ave
    Morton, IL 61550
    (309)266-6989
    0.8 PK-6 520
  • Morton Grundy Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-6 | 385 students
    0.9 miles
    1100 S 4th Ave
    Morton, IL 61550
    (309)263-1421
    0.9 PK-6 385
  • Morton Guardian Angel Magnet School
    Grades: K-12 | 14 students
    1.7 miles
    260 E Queenwood Rd
    Morton, IL 61550
    (309)263-2581
    1.7 K-12 14

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