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Morton Middle School (leave a review)
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+1 (859) 381-3533

1225 Tates Creek Pk

Lexington, Kentucky


About Morton Middle School
6th Grade - 8th Grade

Morton Middle School is one of 76 schools found in the Fayette County Public Schools district of Kentucky.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 6th Grade to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 774 students - compared to other schools in Kentucky, this is a relatively large school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $58,486, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of $53,125.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Program not provided

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Morton Middle School 774$2,45615$58,4860.57
Cassidy Elementary School (0.07 miles) 718$2,33515$56,5480.43
Lexington Day Treatment (0.89 miles) 42$2,9639$67,3770.65
Opportunity Middle College (0.89 miles) 104$1,09243$59,1530.67
Able (0.91 miles) 110.50
Ashland Elementary School (1.11 miles) 436$2,93413$58,6090.52

Morton Middle School

Number of pupils774
Funding per pupil$2,456
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$58,486
Diversity index0.57

Cassidy Elementary School (0.07 miles)

Number of pupils718
Funding per pupil$2,335
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$56,548
Diversity index0.43

Lexington Day Treatment (0.89 miles)

Number of pupils42
Funding per pupil$2,963
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$67,377
Diversity index0.65

Opportunity Middle College (0.89 miles)

Number of pupils104
Funding per pupil$1,092
Pupils per teacher43
Average teacher salary$59,153
Diversity index0.67

Able (0.91 miles)

Number of pupils11
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.50

Ashland Elementary School (1.11 miles)

Number of pupils436
Funding per pupil$2,934
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$58,609
Diversity index0.52
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Rankings within Kentucky
There are 1,564 schools in Kentucky. Rankings don't always go up to 1,564 because some schools have missing data.
194thlargest school
129thhighest number of FTE teachers
568thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
265thhighest average teaching salary
1134thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1023rdhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
196thhighest diversity index
1341sthighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

6th Grade - 8th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 170 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 170 days

12th Grade: 170 days

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