About Morton Ranch High School

  • Colors:  Purple and White
    Mascot:  Mavericks

    Morton Ranch High School is named in honor of the Morton Family Ranch, established in 1896, when Elbert M. Morton and his wife Margaret moved with their family from Missouri to Katy. Today, a fifth generation of Morton's is in line to be a Katy ISD graduate.

    At Morton Ranch High School, Katy ISD's goals in the areas of excellence and technology are evident. The district's fifth high school is expansive not only in size, but also in its commitment to providing an educational environment that is student-centered, parent-friendly and teacher-supportive.

    In addition to academic courses, students at Morton Ranch have access to a wide variety of clubs and organizations, including Academic Decathlon, National Art Honor Society, Best Buddies, Bowling, Cheerleaders, Theatre, Band, Color Guard, Choir, DARE Role Models, Maverick Belles Dance Team, Debate, Destination Imagination, Future Business

    Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Foreign Language Clubs, FFA, Good Sportsmanship, Student Council

    League, Health and Occupational Science Association, Mock Trial, MAVS volunteer program, National Honor Society, Journalism, Orchestra, Peer Assistance Leadership , UIL Academic, Future Teachers Association, Family Career and Community Leaders of America, and Junior Achievement


    • Julie Hinson

    • Valerie Paulk
      Associate Principal

    • Nicole Morgan 
      Student Support Principal

    • Steven Przespolewski
      12th Grade Assistant Principal

    • Cliff Scrogin
      11th Grade Assistant Principal

    • Elizabeth Paz
      10th Grade Assistant Principal

    • ​Jarvis Hayes
    • Melissa Jimenez
      9th Grade Assistant Principals

    MRHS 2019 Accountability Rating: C

    What Students Say About Morton Ranch High School

    • I like MRHS because where else can you be purple and white and be a Maverick? You can tell that a lot of the teachers care about us and really like what they are doing.

    • I like Morton Ranch because there is always something new to learn.

    • I love MRHS because the teachers are great, and we have the best principal because she is a great influence. She is involved with every aspect of our school.

    • Morton Ranch is awesome because it's a new school, we have great teachers, and we have a great overall atmosphere.

    • Morton Ranch rocks because of all the great kids.

    • Our school, Morton Ranch High School, is the best because of our fun athletics program and our smart and patient teachers and coaches.

    • Morton Ranch is the best school because all the teachers are friendly, and the principals are always in the halls and at all the extracurricular events.  It really makes them seem like they care.