J Sterling Morton West High School

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2400 Home Ave

Berwyn, IL 60402

(708) 780-4100

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 3,592

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

74 Parent Reviews for J Sterling Morton West High School

To the student who doesn't like the grading system... you are not understanding it. If you get a grade that you don't like, redo the test or quiz. That is the only difference. You can retake the quiz or test and aim for the grade that you like. Talk to your teachers. They are there to help you. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/04/13

The new grading system is terrible I literally want to cry every time I see my grades. I've never had a C before and now I have two and the rest Bs. I literally pray that my mom will let me do online schooling because I hate failure and that's what the new grading system has set me up for. I have always ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/02/13

One word to describe this institution. Awful. I went to Morton East High school and while that high school has enough problems to write an essay, the quality in the learning environment was a lot cleaner. If you want a high school that will prepare you to go into the LA program when you go to college ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/17/13

Morton provides a great learning environment for the students. My daughters both have nothing but honors classes and their teachers are amazing. The "honor staff" of teachers meet weekly to discuss these children, bouncing ideas off each other and correlate their curriculum to give their students maximum ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/16/13

I think the rating is inaccurate.. My nephews are in this school and they both enjoy it. They are dedicated smart and respectful so I also firmly believe that it's the children the parents with teachers shape education.... You get what you want and ask of out of life but not all children have great ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/13/13

I don't understand why people say Morton is a terrible school. It's not. I love it there. They have amazing extracurricular activities, and I feel like the principal/most staff really care about the students. Our assemblies are always fun, and honor students always get the praise we deserve. (such as ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/05/13

My personal experience has been good. Good students can exceed at Morton. They have the best staff and administration...Mr Gunty is an excellent leader.

Posted by a parent on 08/01/13

This school is by far one of the worst i have been to very disrespectful students and scary there are fights all the time and there are a lot of lock downs cause there are threats to the school in may there was probably five fire alarm set offs in that one month!!!! otherwise the teachers really are ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/01/13

At morton its a well.. great school and great teachers! There are many school programs for students.

Posted by a parent on 03/16/12

Despite the horrible School Board and Superintendent; this school perseveres. Great teachers and marvelous principal!!!! Dr. K is the main problem in District 201.

Posted by a parent on 02/10/12

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Test scores for J Sterling Morton West High School

PSAE* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
J Sterling Morton West High School
J S Morton Hsd 201
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Berwyn schools — J Sterling Morton West High School is located at 2400 Home Ave, Berwyn IL 60402. 2400 Home Ave is in the 60402 ZIP code in Berwyn, IL The school district for J Sterling Morton West High School is the J S Morton Hsd 201. J Sterling Morton West High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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