Morton school information

IndexMortonMississippiNational
Average Test Scores15%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools389379,221
Total private schoolsn/a20624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a687,963
The Morton, MS educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Morton public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 45% lower than than the Mississippi average and 69% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Morton public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 65.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 62.8% have completed high school, 10.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Morton are 69% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Morton.
  • 65.3% of people in Morton have completed 8th grade.
  • 62.8% of people in Morton have completed high school.
  • 10.1% of people in Morton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Morton

IndexMortonMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade65.3%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school62.8%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college34.4%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.3%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.1%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Morton (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pelahatchie, MS1,54524%51%
Forest, MS5,70015%70%
Hillsboro, MS1,21615%70%
Morton, MS3,43015%69%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Troy, NC3,43035%30%
Wewoka, OK3,42951%4%
Mount Angel, OR3,42941%16%
St. James, MD3,43141%18%
Nokomis, FL3,43181%64%
Morton, MS3,43015%69%
Source: The Morton, MS education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.