Mark Twain Elementary School

  • Mark Twain Elementary School serves 467 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MO average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Mark Twain Elementary School operates within the Springfield R-xii School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 467 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 467 students
Mark Twain Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Mark Twain Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Mark Twain Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Mark Twain Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Mark Twain Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
4%
2%
Mark Twain Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
13%
6%
Mark Twain Elementary School Black Students (1994-2015)
Black
9%
16%
Mark Twain Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
68%
73%
Mark Twain Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Mark Twain Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2011)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Mark Twain Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.51 0.22
Mark Twain Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
49%
44%
Mark Twain Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
16%
7%
Mark Twain Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Springfield R-xii School District's student population of 25,599 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,592 is higher than the state average of $10,127. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,350 is higher than the state average of $9,807. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Springfield R-xii School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
2
Number of Students Managed 25,599 576
Springfield R-xii School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $271 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $265 MM $6 MM
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,592 $10,127
Springfield R-xii School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,350 $9,807
Springfield R-xii School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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