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 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% 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 decreased from 19:1 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 (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
2%
Mark Twain Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
11%
5%
Mark Twain Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
10%
16%
Mark Twain Elementary School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
68%
73%
Mark Twain Elementary School White Students (1992-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Mark Twain Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
7%
2%
Mark Twain Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Mark Twain Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 (1992-2014)
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 (1989-2014)
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 (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,609 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,899 is less than the state average of $9,469. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,747 is higher than the state average of $9,562. The district spending/student has grown by 19% 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 (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $220 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $241 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,899 $9,469
Springfield R-xii School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,747 $9,562
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpringfieldHolland Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 244 students2403 South Holland
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-4100
    1PK-5244
  • SpringfieldPortland Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 252 students906 West Portland
    SpringfieldMO 65807
    (417)523-4600
    1KG-5252
  • SpringfieldSunshine Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 228 students421 East Sunshine
    SpringfieldMO 65807
    (417)523-5200
    1.2KG-5228
  • SpringfieldCowden Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 281 students2927 South Kimbrough
    SpringfieldMO 65807
    (417)523-3500
    1.3PK-5281
  • SpringfieldExcel School
    Alternative School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 8 students1631 West Bennett
    SpringfieldMO 65807
    (417)895-6240
    1.36-128

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 30, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.