2352 S Weaver
Springfield, MO 65807
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mark Twain Elementary School serves 327 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mark Twain Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mark Twain Elementary School's student population of 327 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Mark Twain Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (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 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1633 out of 2091 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
7%
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Black
11%
15%
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White
60%
70%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

How many students attend Mark Twain Elementary School?

327 students attend Mark Twain Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

60% of Mark Twain Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Mark Twain Elementary School?

Mark Twain Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Mark Twain Elementary School offer ?

Mark Twain Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

School Reviews

5   10/5/2018
Glad to be at this school this year- it`s a completely different and positive change from our previous school (opposite side of the state) and my son is coming home with great grades in classes he was previously just getting by in. Thankful!!!
- Posted by Parent - Edith Schubert
1   11/3/2016
Students are not challenged. Students are bored with curriculum.
- Posted by Parent - Marjorie

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 327 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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