Mark Twain Elementary School

Mark Twain Elementary School serves 436 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the MO average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Mark Twain Elementary School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.

Overview

The student population of 436 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 436 students
Mark Twain Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Mark Twain Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Mark Twain Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 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 14:1 13:1
Mark Twain Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
Mark Twain Elementary School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
4%
5%
Mark Twain Elementary School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
10%
18%
Mark Twain Elementary School Black (1992-2012)
White
77%
73%
Mark Twain Elementary School White (1992-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mark Twain Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Mark Twain Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.39 0.21
Mark Twain Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
52%
39%
Mark Twain Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Mark Twain Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,979 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
2
Number of Students Managed 25,979 621
Springfield R-xii School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $215 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $264 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,807 $8,810
Springfield R-xii School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,820 $8,968
Springfield R-xii School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Springfield Portland Elementary School
    906 West Portland
    Springfield , MO , 65807
    (417)523-4600
    1  mi  |  245  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Springfield Holland Elementary School
    2403 South Holland
    Springfield , MO , 65804
    (417)523-4100
    1  mi  |  244  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Springfield Sunshine Elementary School
    421 East Sunshine
    Springfield , MO , 65807
    (417)523-5200
    1.2  mi  |  206  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Springfield Cowden Elementary School
    2927 South Kimbrough
    Springfield , MO , 65807
    (417)523-3500
    1.3  mi  |  243  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Springfield Excel School
    Alternative School
    1631 West Bennett
    Springfield , MO , 65807
    (417)895-6240
    Alternative School
    1.3  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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