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About This School

Morse * Marshall School for the Gifted and Talented is a public high school in Milwaukee. The principal of Morse * Marshall School for the Gifted and Talented is Larry Farris, whose e-mail is onickre@milwaukee.k12.wi.us. 1,464 students go to Morse * Marshall School for the Gifted and Talented and identify primarily as Asian; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 3% of the Morse * Marshall School for the Gifted and Talented students have "limited English proficiency." 80% of the 1,464 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Morse * Marshall School for the Gifted and Talented is 19:1. St. Rose Youth & Family Center is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School
Asian 9%
White, non-Hispanic 8%
Black, non-Hispanic 79%
Hispanic 5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.07%
Multiracial 0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 80% 77%
Limited English proficiency 3% 10%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 months ago)

    This by far is the worse school I've ever experienced. I should have know by the police they have posted around the school on the first day. My child is constantly taunted teased bullied and things seem to have gotten worse after speaking with principals and the other kids parents. My child even told me that when she tried to tell the teacher the teacher told her she didn't want to hear any drama and not to bring it in her class. That's the one my child should trust right?? It's too late to switch schools now believe me I tried. Only a few months left and this school has definitely made me an unbeliever in MPS. We're taking our business to a Christian school. I don't even think some of these kids get old fashioned discipline or home training. I LOVE MY CHILD TOO MUCH TO KEEP HER HERE!!

  • (10 months ago)

    I Think Others Should Know That This Is An Awesome School Because They Have A lot Of Stuff For The Kids To Do. What I Like About The School Is That There's Not A lot Of Drama And We Have A lot Of Enroll Kids. Our School Could Improve More By Letting The Kids Have Fun While Learning

  • (2 years ago)

    I go to Morse Marshall (2012-2013) now and as a 7th grader i advise you not to send your children to this school. It is not what it is put up to be.!!!

  • (4 years ago)

    Samuel Morse get it crakin! It's really easy to stay on task because of the great learning environment. that we have. When i get old enough to have children i will send them to Morse Middle School!

  • (4 years ago)

    This school rocks my shoes. Good teaching and better rules. If you can't find no other school come to Morse Middle School.

  • (4 years ago)

    samuel morse is a great school you might think the students are bad but sometimes we can but we are very smart kids we do homework and work samuel morse is a a b school no cs and d's we only accept smart students and you have to write a pargraph to get in this shoutout to mr.gallien hb 309 6th grade

  • (5 years ago)

    Morse Middle School is a very well organized school. I think that Morse.Marshall is going to be a great change!

  • (5 years ago)

    I thin this school is very good and surrpotive of students trust me i go there

  • (5 years ago)

    Samuel Morse Middle School Is a good school; the staff is pretty strict but they do it so we can be taught better. Samuel Morse has gotten the U.S Blue Ribbon Award Every year since 1997 - 2006 and 2008. Apart from that Dr. Onick Rogers was once again named the Best Principle Of The Year; thanks to the Department Of U.S. Education. Now I do agree that Morse does have students that fight but just because a few students decide to waste their time on fights that has no point to it doesn't mean that Morse overall is a bad school. I at least make sure not to waste my time; Dr. Onick tells us that we are at school to get an education not to socialize. This is a great school; I am proud to be part of the class of '09 by far the most outstanding classes!!!

  • (5 years ago)

    The best school ever! The teacher are okay but it's fun.

  • (5 years ago)

    i think this school is great for my son to go to.

  • (6 years ago)

    i go to this school and i love it

  • (6 years ago)

    Samuel Morse Middle School has gone downhill dramatically. Coming from a student who just graduated from there this year after 3 years (2004-2007) this school is just like any other public school when it comes to behavior. The majority of students there are there for the fun the popularity. Yes the teachers there are very professional but unfortunately they do most often spend there time disciplining kids but none the less the teachers are what make Morse different from other MPS schools. But the pressure of peers who are constantly disturbing the atmosphere and making another peer's day difficult can take a toll on them when its time to pay attention.

  • (8 years ago)

    Morse has gone downhill significantly in the past four years. We had our older child at Morse in from 2002-2004 and the school was much better. Discipline problems are much greater in the classes our younger child now attends. Teachers are having to spend too much time disciplining unruly students. They even have incidents where past students try to come back to the school to 'get' current students - which cause security lockdowns of all students. The learning environment at Morse is essentially shot.

  • (8 years ago)

    I was a student at Samuel Morse About 3 years ago. Dr. Onicks the administrators and the teachers always helped me and my peers strive for the best. The enviroment was one in which I felt safe and comfortable. Samuel Morse is a school in which your child will be held up as The Best of The Best withthis state of mind every student in Morse is guarenteed to suceed and move on to the next phase in their life. -Tersetta Gilpin-Morgan

  • (9 years ago)

    When my twin sons first came to Samuel Morse I was very nervous about the transition and if this educational institution would be equipped to handle their special needs. I am proud to say that the Dean Kennis the 6th grade principal has been great with working with my boys as well as myself. She makes sure that they stay on task and is willing to help them no matter what the issue is big or small. The teachers are pretty good I do have to remind all parents looking into any school 'What you put in is what you will get out' Over all I am very happy of the decisison that I made. I am very satisfied with what I see. Children are childern here. The Halls are clear when they are suposed to be clear and I Know my boys are safe while they are learning.

  • (10 years ago)

    Samuel Morse Junior High School is a very great facility The teachers are great the academics are are rigerous and the principle is the best in the nation. Dr.Onick expects the best from the students and that is what they give. I must say that dicipline is low. There are many fight cause by the current eighth grade students of the 2003-04 students. These students get thier work done and they are very manerable but they don't seem to get along. Other than those minor problems the school is great.

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