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.

Activities

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.

Demographics

(BASED ON THE 2020-2021 NDE NEBRASKA EDUCATION PROFILE)

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

Youth Flag Football 2022

Lexington Football – Youth Flag Football Youth Instruction Schedule Wednesdays – July 6th, 13th, & 20th Pre-K – 2nd Grade: 5:15pm-6:00pm 3rd – 6th Grade:

Dual Language Application 2022-23

Bryan Dual-Language Academy Kindergarten Applications for the 2022-2023 school year will be available from February 22nd to February 24th at Bryan Elementary, 1003 North Harrison