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Welcome to Morton Elementary

Morton Elementary School serves approximately 305 students in Grades K-1 in self-contained classrooms. A balanced curriculum is delivered to ALL students including High Ability Learners, English Language Learners, and Special Education students. A variety of programs and support services are available which include: speech therapy, special education, and counseling. Parents may have their child participate in the after-school Lexington Academy or after school tutoring programs. PBIS, a positive school climate/behavior plan is implemented building wide. Teachers and staff work collectively to provide an educational opportunity that reflects the diverse needs of every student and supports the District’s mission statement.


First Day of School
Aug 14 all-day

The following grades will start school on August 14th with no school on August 15th

Elementary            PreK, 1st Grade, 3rd Grade, & 5th Grade

Middle School       7th Grade & 8th Grade

High School           9th Grade & 12th Grade

First Day of School
Aug 15 all-day

The following grades will start school on August 15th

Elementary            PreK, Kindergarten, 2nd Grade, & 4th Grade

Middle School       6th Grade

High School           10th Grade & 11th Grade


Lexington Academy (After School Program)

Lexington Academy is our afterschool program where we currently serve approximately 150 students K-5th grades. The program provides homework tutoring, nutritional snack, recreation activities and enrichment activities through our community partner organizations in Lexington. The program serves students from 3:20pm – 5:30pm on days when school is in session. For more information contact Tiffany Tinglehoff, Lexington Academy Director at Morton (308) 324-3764.



Enrollment: 299

Free/Reduced Priced Meals: 87%

English Language Learners: 74%

Student Membership by Race

Year 2020-2021
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Asian <1%
Black or African American 23%
Hispanic 70%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
White 6%
Two or More Races <1%

Latest News

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