Mark Twain Elementary School

Mark Twain Elementary School serves 487 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
Mark Twain Elementary School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.

School Overview

The student population of 487 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 487 students
Mark Twain Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Mark Twain Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Mark Twain Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Mark Twain Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Mark Twain Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
2%
Mark Twain Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
11%
5%
Mark Twain Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
10%
16%
Mark Twain Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
68%
73%
Mark Twain Elementary School White Students (1994-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Mark Twain Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2011)
Two or more races
7%
2%
Mark Twain Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.22
Mark Twain Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
42%
Mark Twain Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
7%
Mark Twain Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Springfield R-xii School District's student population of 25,609 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,899 in this district is less than the state average of $9,469. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,747 is higher than the state average of $9,562. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
2
Number of Students Managed 25,609 586
Springfield R-xii School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $220 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $241 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,899 $9,469
Springfield R-xii School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,747 $9,562
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Excel School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Excel School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holland Elementary School (1 miles away)
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