At Morton School of Excellence, we believe that all students deserve an opportunity to receive a high-quality education. Our mission is to provide a safe and respectful environment that promotes positive learning driven by student experience. By building a sense of community, we will establish trust between students, families, and staff. Morton School of Excellence is dedicated to preparing students for success in our increasingly global society.

 

School Rating ?

Level 1 ?

Intensive Support

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

292

School Type

Neighborhood ?

Faculty


Ms.Peggie Ujeania Burnett-Wise
Principal

Mr. Lawrence Perkins
Dean of Students

Ms. Kathleen Lance
Counselor

Ms. Marisol Rivera
Office Manager

Mr. Ryan Trauger
Athletic Director

Mrs. Kendra Mallory
STEM Coordinator

Hours


08:45 AM-03:45 PM
School Hours
8:30 AM
Earliest Drop Off
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
After School Hours

 

Public Transit


CTA Bus
52, 94
Metra
Union Pacific West (UP-W)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
89.7%
Hispanic
9.6%
White
0.3%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
98.6%
Limited English
4.1%
Mobility Rate ?
35.1%
Chronic Truancy ?
NOT ENOUGH DATA
 0
100

Kindergarten:

Full Day

Pre-K:

Full and Half Day

Bilingual Services:

N/A

Dress Code:

Yes

Attendance Boundaries:

Yes
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Refugee Services:

N/A

Title I Eligible:

Yes

School Year 2016-2017

2016 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2016 ?
89th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2016 ?
23rd
National Average 50th percentile

Healthy CPS
Healthy Schools Image coming soon ?

Creative Schools Certification ?
Creative Schools Image ?

Awards

Excelerate Award Gold ?

Student Growth By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
3rd
99th
4th
87th
5th
88th
6th
91st
7th
50th
8th
95th
All
89th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
4th
4th
9th
5th
6th
6th
17th
7th
94th
8th
92nd
All
23rd
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
15th
3rd
15th
4th
34th
5th
46th
6th
55th
7th
44th
8th
84th
All
38th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
69th
3rd
47th
4th
31st
5th
36th
6th
60th
7th
37th
8th
79th
All
50th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details ORGANIZED ?
The 5Essentials from the My Voice, My School Survey ?
 
Involved Families: Does the school partner with families and communities? NEUTRAL
Supportive Environment: Is the school safe and supportive with high expectations? WEAK
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? STRONG
Effective Leaders: Does leadership focus on results and school improvement? NEUTRAL
Collaborative Teachers: Do teachers work well together and strive for excellence? STRONG
2016 Parent Survey Results ?
 
School Community: Do parents feel welcome and included in the school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Parent-Teacher Partnership: Do parents feel teachers partner with them to support student success? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Quality of Facilities: Do parents feel satisfied with the physical environment of their child's school? NOT ENOUGH DATA
Safety ?
 
Safety: Do students feel safe in and around the school building and traveling to and from school? WEAK
Behavior and Discipline ?
2015 2016 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 5.1 15.1 8.1
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 10.3% 52.0% 18.8%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.1 days 2.0 days 2.3 days
Other Important Metrics
2015 2016 District Average
Student attendance 95.1% 95.8% 93.4%
Teacher attendance 95.7% 91.9% 95%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 99.9% 83.0%
Teachers 83.9% 83.2%

You can find more information about the measures used in this report on the CPS web site.

The State of Illinois Report Card for this school can be viewed at the State Report Card web site.

Program Application Requirements

Open Enrollment

Deadline:  December 15, 2017
Grades Served: PK-8
Eligibility Requirements
None
Selections
Students who live within the school's attendance boundary can be enrolled automatically and do not have to apply. Contact the school for registration instructions.

Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary must submit a Standard Elementary Schools application between October and December. Available seats, if any, are filled via computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants with a sibling who is currently enrolled in the school in grade K-7, and who will remain enrolled in the school for the coming school year.
How to Apply
Students who live outside of the school's attendance boundary can apply online or via paper Standard Elementary Schools application by visiting go.cps.edu.
School-Wide Programs and Models
  • Community School 
  • Early Childhood Program 
  • Kindergarten 
  • Smaller Learning Community 
Creative
  • Dance 
  • Mixed Media 
  • Weekend Enrichment 
Health and Wellness
  • Crisis Intervention Services 
  • Health Curriculum Utilized 
  • Physical Education 
  • Recess Daily 
  • School-based Dental Services 
  • Targeted Interventions 
Life and Leadership
  • Mentoring for Boys/Girls 
  • Service Learning/Community Volunteer Program 
Parent and Community
  • CPR Classes 
  • Parent Advisory/Group 
  • Parent Advocacy 
  • Parenting Classes 
  • Yoga 
Scholastic
  • Algebra 
  • Homework Club/Study Group 
  • Homework Help 
  • Science Lab 
  • Tutoring 
Sports and Fitness
  • Boys’ Basketball 
  • Boys’ Softball 
  • Cheerleading 
  • Double Dutch 
  • Girls’ Basketball 
  • Girls’ Volleyball 
  • Hip Hop Yoga 
  • Pom-Pon 
  • Softball 
Performance
Report Name Date Download
School Quality Rating Report 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2016
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2016
School Quality Rating Report 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - English 2015
Elementary School Progress Report - Spanish 2015
School Quality Rating Report 2014
Financial
Report Name Date Download
School Segment Report 2010
Building
Report Name Date Download
6 Month Asbestos Report Fall 2016
Asbestos Inspection Report 2016
Accessibility Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Summary Report 2014-2015
Facility Assessment Detail Report 2014-2015
Education Facilities Master Plan 2013
Other
Report Name Date Download
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2016
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2015
My Voice, My School Parent/Guardian Survey 2014
Continuous Improvement Work Plan (CIWP) 2016-2018