Mark Twain Elementary School

2300 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Mark Twain Elementary School serves 246 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Mark Twain Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 246 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mark Twain Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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School Overview

Mark Twain Elementary School's student population of 246 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Mark Twain Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mark Twain Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#920 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
67%
21%
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Black
15%
6%
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White
7%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
10%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mark Twain Elementary School's ranking?
Mark Twain Elementary School is ranked #920 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Mark Twain Elementary School often compared to?
Mark Twain Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Grant Elementary School, Frances Willard Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Mark Twain Elementary School?
246 students attend Mark Twain Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Mark Twain Elementary School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 8% of students are Asian, 7% of students are White, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mark Twain Elementary School?
Mark Twain Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Mark Twain Elementary School offer ?
Mark Twain Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Mark Twain Elementary School part of?
Mark Twain Elementary School is part of Kansas City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 246 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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