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 ?

GOOD STANDING

School Grades

PK,K-8

# of Students

308

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
CTA Train
Green
Metra
Union Pacific West (UP-W)

Demographics ?


Asian
0.0%
Black
91.2%
Hispanic
8.4%
White
0.0%
Other
0.3%
 0
100

Statistics ?


Low Income
98.7%
Limited English
3.2%
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 2017-2018

2017 School Progress Report

SCHOOL RATING ?
Level 1 ?
STUDENT GROWTH ?
AVERAGE ?
STUDENT ATTAINMENT ?
AVERAGE ?
CULTURE & CLIMATE ?
WELL ORGANIZED ?
NWEA Reading Growth 2017 ?
64th
National Average 50th percentile
NWEA Math Growth 2017 ?
65th
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
20th
4th
99th
5th
16th
6th
13th
7th
78th
8th
72nd
All
64th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
3rd
13th
4th
90th
5th
23rd
6th
27th
7th
94th
8th
96th
All
65th
 0
50
99
National Average
Student Attainment By Grade Level AVERAGE ?
Reading (percentile by grade)
2nd
45th
3rd
3rd
4th
23rd
5th
14th
6th
41st
7th
73rd
8th
64th
All
34th
 0
50
99
National Average
Math (percentile by grade)
2nd
68th
3rd
28th
4th
45th
5th
18th
6th
35th
7th
79th
8th
72nd
All
50th
 0
50
99
National Average
School Culture and Climate Details WELL 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? VERY STRONG
Ambitious Instruction: Is instruction focused, challenging and engaging? VERY 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? STRONG
Behavior and Discipline ?
2016 2017 District Average
Number of out-of-school suspensions per 100 students 15.1 6.3 5.8
Percent of misconducts resulting in out-of-school suspension 52.0% 21.7% 16.3%
Average length of out-of-school suspensions 2.0 days 1.8 days 2.0 days
Other Important Metrics
2016 2017 District Average
Student attendance 95.8% 94.9% 92.8%
Teacher attendance 91.9% 91.0% 90.1%
Survey Response Rate
Response Rate CPS Average
Students 73.0% ---
Teachers 75.0% ---

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

General Education

Deadline:  12/22/2017
Grades Served: K-8
Application 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.
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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