Morrow High School (Georgia)

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Morrow High School
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Morrow High School (Georgia)
2299 Old Rex Morrow Road

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Georgia 30260

United States
Coordinates 33°35′36″N84°18′53″W / 33.5932°N 84.3147°W / 33.5932; -84.3147 Coordinates: 33°35′36″N84°18′53″W / 33.5932°N 84.3147°W / 33.5932; -84.3147
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TypePublic secondary
MottoExcellence without Excuses! / Failure is not an option!
Established1969
CategorySchool
PrincipalPamela Pitts
Teaching staff92 (FTE) [1]
Grades9–12
Enrollment1,829 (2017–18) [1]
Student to teacher ratio19.88 [1]
CampusSuburban
Color(s)Green and gold
Mascot Mustang
Website Morrow High School

Morrow High School is the easternmost secondary school in Clayton County, Georgia, United States. Part of Clayton County Public Schools, it is located in Morrow at 2299 Old Rex Morrow Road. The school's teams are known as the Mustangs. [2] Middle schools generally associated with Morrow High are Morrow Middle School, Adamson Middle School and Rex Mill Middle School.

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Clayton State University is the nearest post-secondary school, though some college-bound students enroll at the University of Georgia, Georgia Southern University, University of West Georgia, Georgia Gwinnett College and Georgia State University. Recent students have also attended Yale University, Brown University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Savannah School of Art and Design, and Morehouse College.

Morrow High recently lost accreditation for one year, when the Clayton County School System lost accreditation. The accreditation has since been restored.

Extracurricular activities

Scholars

Some recent Morrow High School students have received the Gates Millennium Scholarship (GMS) founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In 2006, two graduating seniors received it, one of whom went to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the other to Georgia State University. In 2007, three graduating seniors received the scholarship, and went on to Yale University, the University of Georgia, and Clayton State University, respectively. In 2008, two more students received the award, making it three years in a row that the school had students receive full funding for any college of their choice.

Notable alumni

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Morrow High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 7, 2020.
  2. Morrow High School website Archived 2011-10-22 at the Wayback Machine