9401 N Hamlin Ave
Niles, IL 60714
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Mark Twain Elementary School serves 455 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mark Twain Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 455 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mark Twain Elementary School's student population of 455 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
455 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Mark Twain Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mark Twain Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1371 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
42%
5%
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Hispanic
16%
27%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
24%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Calendar

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Event
Date
No School - Thanksgiving Break
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day of Student Attendance before Winter Vacation
December 22, 2022 (Thursday)
Last Day of Student Attendance before Spring Break
March 23, 2023 (Thursday)
No School - Spring Break
March 27, 2023 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 455 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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