Morton Middle School

  • Morton Middle School serves 604 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Morton Middle School operates within the Fall River School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 604 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students604 students
Morton Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Morton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Morton Middle School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeMorton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
Morton Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
Asian
3%
6%
Morton Middle School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
19%
18%
Morton Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
8%
9%
Morton Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
65%
64%
Morton Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Morton Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMorton Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA 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.
0.540.55
Morton Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
66%
36%
Morton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
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.
7%
4%
Morton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fall River School District's student population of 10,310 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,168 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,647 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameFall River School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
3
Number of Students Managed10,3101,368
Fall River School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$164 MM$29 MM
Fall River School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$159 MM$28 MM
Fall River School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$16,168$20,216
Fall River School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,647$19,181
Fall River School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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