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Morton is a neighborhood within Northwest Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is within close proximity to the areas of Mount Airy, East Germantown, Penn-Knox and Germantown. The neighborhood has a population of 9,117 people and offers an urban, suburban mix feel. 56% of its residents rent their homes. The median rental price for the area is $905. The median home value is $115,340. Both of these prices are lower than the national median of $1,062 and $217,500, respectively. Households in the neighborhood of Morton make a median annual income of $33,133.
Roosevelt Elementary School is a historic school in the Morton neighborhood on East Washington Lane. Built from 1922 to 1924, it was designed by Irwin T. Catharine. The three-story, 17-bay, brick building is of the Colonial Revival architectural style. Named after former President Theodore Roosevelt, it serves students from Kindergarten through 8th grade. The school was added to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) on November 18, 1988.
Part of the Philadelphia City School District, it has a total enrollment of 468 students and a student-to-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. Based on state test scores, 14% of its students are proficient in reading and 3% are in math. The historic school has an overall grade of a D plus on Niche and a 1 out of 10 rating on GreatSchools.
Robert Fulton School is another history school building in Morton. Also designed by Irwin T. Catharine, it was built from 1935 to 1937. The three-story, limestone and brick building is of the Moderne architectural style. It was named after inventor Robert Fulton and added to the NRHP on December 4, 1986. In 2013, the school was shut down. All of its students were reassigned to Roosevelt Elementary School.
Mennonite Meetinghouse is a historic Mennonite church building. Also known as the Germantown Mennonite Church, the church was constructed in 1770 on the site that once held the first Mennonite Church in America. Built by Jacob Knorr, the church was listed on the NRHP on July 23, 1973. It has also been designated as a U.S. National Historic Landmark and Contributing Property.
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