School Details

Morton Elementary School

Traditional Public School

265 E Second Avenue

Morton, MS 39117

601-732-8529

Overview

Morton Elementary School serves 643 students in grades PreK-4. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $7,869.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

3

4

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$7,869/Child

Demographics

Morton Elementary School serves 643 students. This high-poverty school body is 33.13% White and 27.22% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 43
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 86%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 643

By Grade:

  •       K: 117
  •       1: 128
  •       2: 130
  •       3: 124
  •       4: 133
  •       Other: 11

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 27%
  •       Hispanic: 34%
  •       White: 33%
  •       Other: 6%

District

Teachers
Total: 269
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 77%
In-Field: 96% 
Principals
Total: 15
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 3,785

By Grade:

  •       K: 267
  •       Special Elementary: 52
  •       1: 255
  •       2: 282
  •       3: 278
  •       4: 294
  •       5: 295
  •       6: 307
  •       7: 306
  •       8: 327
  •       9: 283
  •       10: 312
  •       11: 275
  •       12: 202
  •       Special Secondary: 46
  •       Other: 4

Community

Scott County

Total Population: 28,124

  •       Males: 13,813
  •       Females: 14,311

Growth: -0.50%
Number of Households: 10,248
Median Income: $42,069

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 8,275 8,096 16,371 -2%
Black or African American 5,071 5,791 10,862 1%
Asian-American 76 86 162 93%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 60 48 108 -34%
Native American and Alaska Native 111 98 209 19%
Hispanic American 1,911 1,424 3,335 11%
Two or more races 220 192 412 38%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 12.9%
English Proficiency: 17.4%
Science Proficiency: 0%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Morton Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $7,869.

Total

Per-student Spending: $7,869

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,051

Federal

Per-student Spending: $670

Overall Rating

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