School Details

Morton High School

Traditional Public School

238 East Fourth Avenue

Morton, MS 39117

601-732-6210

Overview

Morton High School serves 459 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $8,792.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,792/Child

Demographics

Morton High School serves 459 students. This high-poverty school body is 42.70% White and 31.81% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 32
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 67%
In-Field: 93% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 459

By Grade:

  •       9: 129
  •       10: 131
  •       11: 99
  •       12: 83
  •       Special Secondary: 17

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 32%
  •       Hispanic: 20%
  •       White: 43%
  •       Two or More: 5%
  •       Other: 0%

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

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 76.00%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 55%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 56%

ACT

Composite Average: 15 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 93 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 13.7
Mathematics: 15.2
Reading: 15.3
Science: 15.3

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 37%
Mathematics Proficiency: 11.9%
English Proficiency: 17.4%
Science Proficiency: 21%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 1,052
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Morton High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,792.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,792

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,431

Federal

Per-student Spending: $670

Overall Rating

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