Morton Elementary Career Academy



Morton Elementary Career Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Morton Elementary Career Academy Students by Grade
PK 28
K 36
1 32
2 39
3 40
4 45
5 31
6 35
7 30
8 21
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 337 students in grades 1st through 12th. Morton Elementary Career Academy is the 1,564th largest public school in Illinois and the 38,230th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 337
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,230th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,564th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 958th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,488th out of 2,415

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Morton Elementary Career Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 184
(55%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 153
(45%)
145,297
(49%)

Morton Elementary Career Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 316
(94%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 15
(4%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 4
(1%)
28,538
(10%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3,538
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Morton Elementary Career Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(99%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 4
(1%)
46,387
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
308
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Morton Elementary Career Academy is ranked 551st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Morton Elementary Career Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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
2013 400
2014 389
2015 337

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
2013 16.7
2014 16.4
2015 15

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
2013 0.9925
2014 0.97943444730077
2015 0.98813056379822

Compare Morton Elementary Career Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 98.8%
 

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