Morton High School



Morton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Morton 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
9 126
10 112
11 84
12 82
UG 8

Morton High School is a public high school of the Scott County School District located in Morton, MS. It has 412 students in grades 9th through 12th. Morton High School is the 172nd largest public high school in Mississippi and the 12,342nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.6 to 1.

Total Students: 412
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.36

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Morton High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 243
(59%)
1,182
(54%)
 Female 169
(41%)
996
(46%)

Morton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 188
(46%)
919
(42%)
 White 183
(44%)
1,131
(52%)
 Hispanic 38
(9%)
86
(4%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
31
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Morton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 222
(54%)
1,376
(63%)
 Not Eligible 157
(38%)
603
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(8%)
199
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Morton High School is ranked 191st out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Morton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 70.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 424
2006 441
2007 421
2008 399
2009 374
2010 410
2011 404
2012 411
2013 391
2014 396
2015 412

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 22.4
2007 25.4
2008 17.5
2009 18.5
2010 20.4
2011 18.3
2012 20.9
2013 18.9
2014 18.5
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73584905660377
2006 0.64625850340136
2007 0.6437054631829
2008 0.6390977443609
2009 0.67647058823529
2010 0.69268292682927
2011 0.75742574257426
2012 0.71532846715328
2013 0.77237851662404
2014 0.73989898989899
2015 0.61893203883495

Compare Morton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 61.9%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 412 17.6:1  
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