Morton Elementary Career Academy



Morton Elementary Career Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Morton Elementary Career Academy Students by Grade
PK 29
K 44
1 40
2 35
3 46
4 27
5 24
6 33
7 31
8 36
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Morton Elementary Career Academy is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 345 students in grades 1st through 12th. Morton Elementary Career Academy is the 1,531st largest public school in Illinois and the 37,135th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 345
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.72
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,135th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,531st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,812th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,679th out of 2,345

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Morton Elementary Career Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 176
(51%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 169
(49%)
150,004
(50%)

Morton Elementary Career Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 330
(96%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 14
(4%)
136,780
(46%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4,546
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)

Morton Elementary Career Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 342
(99%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Morton Elementary Career Academy is ranked 533rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Morton Elementary Career Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Morton Elementary Career Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 262
2006 394
2007 274
2008 296
2009 280
2010 318
2011 344
2012 345

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.6
2006 20.7
2007 14.4
2008 16.4
2009 17.5
2010 16.7
2011 17.2
2012 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97328244274809
2006 0.99492385786802
2007 1.0036496350365
2008 0.9527027027027
2009 0.98928571428571
2010 0.99056603773585
2011 0.98837209302326
2012 0.99130434782609

Compare Morton Elementary Career Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 99.1%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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