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
9 354
10 341
11 336
12 274
UG 10

Morton Senior High School is a public high school of the School City of Hammond School District located in Hammond, IN. It has 1,315 students in grades 9th through 12th. Morton Senior High School is the 82nd largest public high school in Indiana and the 4,193rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,315
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,193rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 82nd out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 347th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 87th out of 424

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Morton Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 685
(52%)
2,483
(49%)
 Male 630
(48%)
2,625
(51%)

Morton Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 504
(38%)
2,458
(48%)
 Black 495
(38%)
1,610
(32%)
 White 273
(21%)
876
(17%)
 Two or More 41
(3%)
141
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Morton Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 872
(66%)
3,765
(74%)
 Not Eligible 344
(26%)
933
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 99
(8%)
410
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Morton Senior High School is ranked 36th out of 431 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Morton Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.0%. 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
2013 1226
2014 1340
2015 1315

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
2013 15.8
2014 20.9
2015 20.2

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
2013 0.69983686786297
2014 0.73805970149254
2015 0.7384030418251

Compare Morton Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,699.6% 17.0:1
 
2,020.0% 20.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 73.8%
 

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