Morton Senior High School



Morton Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Morton Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 287
10 324
11 322
12 251

Morton Senior High School is a public high school of the School City of Hammond School District located in Hammond, IN. It has 1,184 students in grades 9th through 12th. Morton Senior High School is the 95th largest public high school in Indiana and the 4,761st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,184
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.43

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Morton Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 606
(51%)
2,459
(49%)
 Male 578
(49%)
2,567
(51%)

Morton Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 442
(37%)
2,429
(48%)
 Black 346
(29%)
1,405
(28%)
 White 344
(29%)
991
(20%)
 Two or More 38
(3%)
154
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
30
(1%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)

Morton Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 697
(59%)
3,533
(70%)
 Not Eligible 384
(32%)
1,105
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 103
(9%)
388
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Morton Senior High School is ranked 46th out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Morton Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Morton Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1130
2006 1154
2007 1146
2008 1122
2009 1117
2010 1198
2011 1162
2012 1184

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.5
2006 N/A
2007 19.2
2008 19.5
2009 19.1
2010 19
2011 17.3
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.5
2006 0.5103986135182
2007 0.52356020942408
2008 0.54010695187166
2009 0.61414503133393
2010 0.58681135225376
2011 0.66523235800344
2012 0.67567567567568

Compare Morton Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 67.6%
 

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