Dr. Lindsey Hall
Superintendent's Welcome Message
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~ 2016 - 2017 School Year Calendar (REVISED)
~ 2017 -2018 School Year Calendar
~ 2018 -2019 School Year Calendar
Communicator - January 2017
Annual Report 2016
Morton Chamber of Commerce
Morton CUSD 709 is pleased to be the recipient of federal funding through Title I and Title II programming. Title 1 funding is used to support reading and enhance math instruction. Title 1 funds pay for supplemental staff members, materials, supplies and equipment. The Title 1 plans are in place at Grundy for targeted students and schoolwide at Jefferson. Title II funding this year (14-15) is used to support an overflow classroom teacher at Lincoln Elementary (this funding can vary from year to year depending upon need and enrollment.) Further questions can be directed to Superintendent Lindsey Hall.
About UsQuick Facts
Provide the highest quality of academic programs and services
Consider the needs of students while making decisions
Listen actively to all stakeholders
Open communication creates a good working climate for good decision making
Truth and respect are essential both internally and externally
Continuous growth comes through self-evaluation, assessment, and research-based action
Community support is imperative to our success
High expectations produce higher results
Good character and citizenship should be modeled by adults and learned by our students
The mission of Unit School District 709 is to serve the Groveland-Morton community by stimulating a desire for life-long learning, graduating productive individuals, and challenging all to achieve their highest potentials as active participants and leaders in a dynamic, global society.
Total Enrollment for 2016-2017: 3,020
Number of schools: 6
Morton High School – 938 students in grades 9-12
Morton Junior High – 458 students in grades 7-8
Grundy – 396 students in grades PK-6
Jefferson – 365 students in grades PK-6
Lettie Brown – 359 students in grades PK-6
Lincoln – 517 students in grades PK-6
Number of teachers: 212
Operational Spending: $9,881 per student. This amount is the average per-student spending for all overall operations in the district, including instructional spending, but excluding summer school, adult education, capital expenditures and long-term debt payments. The average cost in the state of Illinois is $12,521 per student.
ACT scores: The Class of 2016 had an average composite score of 23.4 on the ACT. The average composite score for the state of Illinois is 20.8. The National average composite score is 20.8.
~ Special Education
~ Enrichment Education
~ English Language Learner
~ Early Childhood
Top Rankings for MHS
~ Silver Medal from US News & World Reports - 1st time
~ Bronze Medal awarded 6 out of 7 years
~ 467th in the nation, according to Newsweek magazine