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  • Morton High School
  • 238 East Fourth Avenue, Morton
  • SCOTT CO SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 396
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
14%
  • Morton Elementary School
  • 265 E Second Avenue, Morton
  • SCOTT CO SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 787
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
10%
  • Bettye Mae Jack Middle School
  • P.o. Box 500, Morton
  • SCOTT CO SCHOOL DIST
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 447
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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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.

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%

Morton, MS School Districts

Scott County School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Morton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Morton, MS schools is 15%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Morton, MS, an average of 65.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 62.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Morton schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Morton, MS schools.

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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Troy, NC3,43035%30%
St. James, MD3,43141%18%
Wewoka, OK3,42951%4%
Mount Angel, OR3,42941%16%
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.
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