Morton School of Excellence

Welcome to Morton School of Excellence

Morton School of Excellence seeks to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success through developmentally appropriate instruction that allows for individual differences and learning styles. Morton is committed to providing academic and social excellence in a positive and supportive culture to produce productive citizens prepared for a global society. 

Pre K-8

Morton School of Excellence

431 N. Troy Ave.
Chicago , IL 60612

Enrollment: 403
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

Family S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Night Spring

​Come join us as we share resources with the community about S.T.E.M.  careers. Engage in fun activities to make your scholars go wild. 

NWEA Spring 2018 Pep Rally

​Morton scholars, staff and families assemble to build excitement around NWEA Spring Testing kick-off.  Testing will begin the week of May 14th.  Please bring scholars daily so they can do their best on the test.  

8th Grade Ribbon Pinning

Families and friends will gather to pin ribbons on their scholars.  Awards will be given as well. 

Latest News

Below you will find information about Morton School of Excellence’s activities, milestones, and events.


Drive for 97% Attendance-IT TAKES A COMMUNITY

Attendance improves when schools engage students and parents in positive ways.  We are on track to meeting our attendance goal of 97%. Students will set goals to receive entry into the school attendance...

Space to Grow Partnership

Space to Grow will transform Morton School of Excellence’s schoolyard into beautiful and functional spaces to play, learn, garden and enjoy being outside.  We are happy to have this partnership and...

Morton’s Middle School Goes to Philadelphia May 9th - May 13

Morton’s middle school scholars are going on an adventure to the City of Brotherly Love (Philadelphia). They will tour colleges, museums, and historical landmarks.