Mark Twain Elementary School

1021 13th St
Charleston, IL 61920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mark Twain Elementary School serves 199 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Mark Twain Elementary School's student population of 199 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students199 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Mark Twain Elementary School is 0.32, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
82%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston CUSD 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mark Twain Elementary School is Charleston High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charleston Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charleston Charleston Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 405 students
    0.1 miles
    920 Smith Dr
    Charleston, IL 61920
    (217) 639-6000
    0.1 7-8 405
  • Charleston Charleston High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 803 students
    0.3 miles
    1615 Lincoln Ave
    Charleston, IL 61920
    (217) 639-5000
    0.3 9-12 803
  • Charleston Jefferson Elementary School Math: 12% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 673 students
    0.7 miles
    801 Jefferson Ave
    Charleston, IL 61920
    (217) 639-7000
    0.7 4-6 673
  • Charleston Carl Sandburg Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-3 | 516 students
    1.4 miles
    1924 Reynolds Dr
    Charleston, IL 61920
    (217) 639-4000
    1.4 1-3 516
  • Ashmore Ashmore Elementary School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 113 students
    8.4 miles
    Po Box 219
    Ashmore, IL 61912
    (217) 349-3000
    8.4 K-4 113

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