Morton Elementary School



Morton Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Morton Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 96
2 85
3 107
4 94
5 114
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Morton Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hammond, IN in the School City of Hammond School District. It enrolls 564 students in grades 1st through 12th. Morton Elementary School is the 255th largest public school in Indiana and the 15,922nd largest nationally. It has 18.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 564
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,922nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 255th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 620th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 228th out of 1,125

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Morton Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 282
(50%)
6,019
(51%)
 Female 282
(50%)
5,685
(49%)

Morton Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 276
(49%)
5,791
(49%)
 White 140
(25%)
2,149
(18%)
 Black 127
(23%)
3,293
(28%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
418
(4%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
26
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Morton Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 392
(70%)
8,928
(76%)
 Not Eligible 122
(22%)
2,036
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(9%)
740
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Morton Elementary School is ranked 110th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Morton Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 631
2006 572
2007 597
2008 602
2009 606
2010 685
2011 639
2012 564

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.3
2006 N/A
2007 16.3
2008 16.5
2009 17
2010 20.8
2011 17.6
2012 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62123613312203
2006 0.71853146853147
2007 0.74874371859296
2008 0.77574750830565
2009 0.82343234323432
2010 0.74160583941606
2011 0.79499217527387
2012 0.78368794326241

Compare Morton Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 78.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Morton Elementary School
Hammond, IN
Public KG - 05 564 18.2:1  
Warren G Harding Elementary School
Hammond, IN
Public PK - 05 638 22:1 1 miles
Judith Morton Johnston Elementary
Highland, IN
Public KG - 05 314 18.5:1 2 miles
Frank O'Bannon Elementary School
Hammond, IN
Public PK - 05 557 22.3:1 2 miles
Joseph Hess Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 593 21.2:1 2 miles
St John Bosco Elementary School
Hammond, IN
Private PK - 08 251 20:1 2 miles
Donald E Gavit MDL/High School
Hammond, IN
Public 06 - 12 1,564 16.5:1 2 miles
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Hammond, IN
Public PK - 05 435 16.7:1 2 miles
Charles N Scott Middle School
Hammond, IN
Public 06 - 08 804 13.9:1 2 miles
Bible Baptist School
Highland, IN
Private KG - 12 58 8:1 3 miles
St Stanislaus School
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Private PK - 08 268 24:1 3 miles
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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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