Mark Twain Elementary School

Mark Twain Elementary School serves 426 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Mark Twain Elementary School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.

Overview

The student population of 426 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 426 students
Mark Twain Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Mark Twain Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Mark Twain Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
Mark Twain Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
3%
2%
Mark Twain Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
5%
5%
Mark Twain Elementary School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
10%
18%
Mark Twain Elementary School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
75%
72%
Mark Twain Elementary School White Students (1992-2013)
Two or more races
7%
2%
Mark Twain Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.42 0.21
Mark Twain Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2013)
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%
39%
Mark Twain Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
12%
7%
Mark Twain Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,349 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,807 is less than the state average of $8,810. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,820 is higher than the state average of $8,968. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
2
Number of Students Managed 26,349 592
Springfield R-xii School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $215 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $264 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,807 $8,810
Springfield R-xii School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,820 $8,968
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Portland Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpringfieldPortland Elementary School
    906 West Portland
    SpringfieldMO 65807
    (417)523-4600
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 258 students                      
  • SpringfieldHolland Elementary School
    2403 South Holland
    SpringfieldMO 65804
    (417)523-4100
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 263 students                      
  • SpringfieldSunshine Elementary School
    421 East Sunshine
    SpringfieldMO 65807
    (417)523-5200
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 223 students                      
  • SpringfieldCowden Elementary School
    2927 South Kimbrough
    SpringfieldMO 65807
    (417)523-3500
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 266 students                      
  • SpringfieldExcel School
    Alternative School
    1631 West Bennett
    SpringfieldMO 65807
    (417)895-6240
    Alternative School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 19 students                      

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