Accountability rating

Met standard

Morton ISD: D

Total students

382

Avg. teacher experience

11.7 years

Morton ISD: 12.3 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Morton ISD: 100%

Statewide: 89.7%

Morton School is an elementary/secondary school in Morton, TX, in the Morton ISD school district. As of the 2017-2018 school year, it had 382 students. The school received an accountability rating of Met standard. 63.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 18.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $43,050, which is $10,284 less than the state average. The average ACT score was 16.8. In the Class of 2017, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

Contact information

Website

mortonisd.net

Address

500 Champion Dr
Morton, TX 79346-3399

Office phone number

(806) 266-5505

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Morton School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 17. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 17.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

382

African American

7 (1.8%)

Morton ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.4%

Hispanic

339 (88.7%)

Morton ISD: 88.4%

Statewide: 52.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.1%

White

34 (8.9%)

Morton ISD: 9%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

2 (0.5%)

Morton ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

1.8%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

88.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

8.9%

Two or more races

0.5%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

63.1 %

Morton ISD: 63.8%

Statewide: 50.8%

Economically disadvantaged

93.2 %

Morton ISD: 93.3%

Statewide: 58.8%

Limited English proficiency

18.8 %

Morton ISD: 18.8%

Statewide: 18.8%

At-risk students

63.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

93.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

18.8%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2017-2018 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

18.8 %

Morton ISD: 18.8%

Statewide: 18.9%

Career and Technical

25.7 %

Morton ISD: 26.7%

Statewide: 25.8%

Gifted and Talented

6.5 %

Morton ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 7.9%

Special Education

9.2 %

Morton ISD: 9.5%

Statewide: 9.1%

Bilingual/ESL

18.8%

Career and technical

25.7%

Gifted and talented

6.5%

Special education

9.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system. In 2017-18, Texas gave school districts with more than one campus a letter grade from A to F. The state did not give grades to campuses and instead gave them ratings based on the previous system, such as "met standard" or "improvement required." Some districts did not receive ratings for a variety of reasons, including being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, being annexed by another district, or having compromised data.

Overall

Met standard

Morton ISD: D

Student achievement

N/A

Morton ISD: D

School progress

N/A

Morton ISD: D

Closing the gaps

N/A

Morton ISD: D

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2018 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2013-2014 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2017. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

100 %

Morton ISD: 100%

Statewide: 89.7%

African American

N/A

Morton ISD: Masked

Statewide: 86.1%

American Indian

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96%

Hispanic

100 %

Morton ISD: 100%

Statewide: 87.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 88.6%

White

Masked

Morton ISD: Masked

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.7%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

100.0%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Morton ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.6%

African American

Masked

Morton ISD: Masked

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Morton ISD: 4%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.2%

White

0 %

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Two or more races

Masked

Morton ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1.3%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2015-2016 school year.

All students

0 %

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 26.2%

African American

Masked

Morton ISD: Masked

Statewide: 17.4%

American Indian

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.7%

Asian

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 61.2%

Hispanic

0 %

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 24%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 24.4%

White

Masked

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 28.2%

Two or more races

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.5%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2016-2017 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 49.1%

African American

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 27.9%

American Indian

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 48.2%

Asian

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 73%

Hispanic

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 36.7%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 46.8%

White

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 63.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 61%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2017, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

N/A

Morton ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2017. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

16.8

Morton ISD: 16.8

Statewide: 20.3

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2017.

Reading

12.5 %

Morton ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 53.2%

Math

0 %

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 42%

Reading + Math

0 %

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 37.8%

Reading

12.5%

Math

N/A

Reading + Math

N/A

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

33.4

African American

1 (2.9%)

Morton ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 10.4%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

Hispanic

6.9 (20.6%)

Morton ISD: 17.7%

Statewide: 27.2%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

White

25.5 (76.5%)

Morton ISD: 78.6%

Statewide: 58.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Morton ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

29.3 (87.7%)

Morton ISD: 85.7%

Statewide: 74.1%

Master's

3.1 (9.3%)

Morton ISD: 11.7%

Statewide: 23.8%

Doctorate

1 (3%)

Morton ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2017-2018.

Students per teacher

11.4

Morton ISD: 10.1

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2017-2018 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

11.7 years

Morton ISD: 12.3 years

Statewide: 10.9 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$43,050

Morton ISD: $43,737

Statewide: $53,334

Beginner

$32,004

Morton ISD: $32,004

Statewide: $47,667

1 to 5 years

$35,206

Morton ISD: $36,040

Statewide: $49,663

6 to 10 years

$41,334

Morton ISD: $41,334

Statewide: $52,056

11 to 20 years

$50,932

Morton ISD: $49,636

Statewide: $55,246

20+ years

$53,518

Morton ISD: $52,944

Statewide: $61,428

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