Welcome to Morris School District

The Morris School District serves the communities of Morristown and Morris Township (pre-K through high school) and Morris Plains (grades 9-12) by providing a supportive and challenging educational environment for a total student population of approximately 5,200. Within the District there is one preschool, three primary schools (k-2), three intermediate schools (3-5), one multiage magnet school (K-5), one middle school (6-8) and one high school (9-12).

In addition to our pre-K through high school program the Morris School District operates an innovative Community School which offers an extensive adult school curriculum for lifelong learners. The Community School also oversees Sunrise/Sunset, a nurturing before- and after-school childcare program for children of busy parents.  Sunrise/Sunset offers a safe, supportive, and supervised environment in which boys and girls can work and play before and after school.  

Morristown High School Class of 2013

  • Ninety-three percent of the graduating class were accepted to 4-year or 2-year colleges/universities (72% 4-year colleges/universities; 21% two-year colleges).

  • 14 Students were honored by the National Merit Scholarship Program, including 2 National Merit Finalists,  12 Commended Students, 1 National Achievement Scholar, and 4 National Hispanic Recognition scholars.
  • 4 National AP Scholars (average AP score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken and scores of 4 or higher on 8 or more of these exams)
  • 24 AP Scholars with Distinction (average scores of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on 5 or more of these exams)
  • 18 AP Scholars with Honor (a score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.)
  • 25 AP Scholars (attained scores of 3 or higher on 3 or more AP exams)
  • 1 Intel Science Talent Search Finalist (3rd from MHS!)
  • 1 Presidential Scholar
  • 2 members of the class attained perfect SAT scores. Only 360 students from among 1.65 million who took the test achieved perfect scores.
Members of the Class of 2013 were accepted to colleges and universities throughout the country. Included among these are: Stanford, Harvard, Princeton, Brown, MIT, Boston College, Duke, Yale, Columbia, Dartmouth, University of Virginia, College of William and Mary, Holy Cross, Rutgers University, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Mission Statement

The Morris School District will:

  • Provide excellent and innovative programs in academics, athletics, and the arts.
  • Create an environment that inspires all students to perform to their full potential.
  • Respect the uniqueness of individual differences.
  • Prepare students for responsible citizenship.
  • Form strong partnerships with the community.
  • Attract and retain talented people.
  • Assure that adequate resources are available and effectively and efficiently applied in fulfilling our mission




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