Mission Statement

  • Exemplary Learning: No Excuses, No Exceptions

    The faculty, staff, students and community of Morton Middle School are committed to academic excellence and the cultivation of individual strengths and talents in a safe, supportive environment where individual differences and respect for the rights of others guide school and community behavior.

About the School

  • With academics and tradition as cornerstones, Morton's foundation is built on a culture of our success being all about relationships. We develop a community of learners by living our school motto on a daily basis: "Work Hard, Play Fair and Take Care of Each Other."

    What makes our school special

    Students, staff and parents form a strong Morton team that empowers students to value their education and equips them with the necessary skills to be competitive in our global society. We assure an equal opportunity for every student to learn to his or her academic potential through a team-based philosophy.

    Morton is especially recognized for our math program, in which all students take Algebra I. Our school is proof that having high expectations for every student increases achievement and enables kids to become life-long learners.

    At Morton, we stress "Exemplary Learning, No Excuses, No Exceptions!" The high expectations of its leadership and staff enable the school to bring its extraordinary mission, vision and culture to life.