S.p. Morton Elementary School

  • S.p. Morton Elementary School serves 586 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • S.p. Morton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia 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 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • S.p. Morton Elementary School's student population of 586 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students586 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • S.p. Morton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of S.p. Morton Elementary School is 0.23, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#1485 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
73%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
83%
23%
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White
10%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.230.68
This chart display the diversity score of S.p. Morton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in S.p. Morton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in S.p. Morton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFranklin City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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