Morton Middle School

  • Morton Middle School serves 759 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

Top Placements

Morton Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

  • Morton Middle School's student population of 759 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students759 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morton Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morton Middle School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#103 out of 1,251 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
6%
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Black
18%
11%
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White
61%
77%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Morton Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.580.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFayette County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Lexington Cassidy Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 732 students
    0.1 miles
    1125 Tates Creek Road
    Lexington, KY 40502
    (859)381-3018
    0.1 K-5 732
  • Lexington Maxwell Spanish Immersion Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 541 students
    0.8 miles
    301 Woodland Ave
    Lexington, KY 40508
    (859)381-3516
    0.8 K-5 541
  • Lexington Able Special Education School
    Grades: K-5 | 10 students
    0.9 miles
    701 E. Main St.
    Lexington, KY 40509
    (859)381-4000
    0.9 K-5 10
  • Lexington Fayette Pre-school
    Grades: PK | 19 students
    0.9 miles
    701 E Main St
    Lexington, KY 40502
    (859)222-3333
    0.9 PK 19
  • Lexington Opportunity Middle College Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 108 students
    0.9 miles
    701 E Main St
    Lexington, KY 40511
    (859)246-6379
    0.9 9-12 108

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I love this school and its curriculum for the students and the teachers are helpful as well as the staff. my daughter wants to attend here but we do not live in the schools' district. Keep up with the good work.
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