Morton Senior High School

  • Morton Senior High School serves 1,389 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Morton Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Morton Senior High School's student population of 1,389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morton Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Morton Senior High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#1693 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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2%
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Hispanic
39%
12%
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Black
41%
13%
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White
17%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.660.51
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Graduation Rate
85%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool City Of Hammond School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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