Mark Twain Elementary School

2450 S Star Lake Rd
Federal Way, WA 98003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mark Twain Elementary School serves 537 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mark Twain Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Mark Twain Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Mark Twain Elementary School's student population of 537 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students537 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Mark Twain Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mark Twain Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1898 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
11%
8%
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Hispanic
43%
23%
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Black
21%
4%
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White
9%
54%
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Hawaiian
9%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.750.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFederal Way School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mark Twain Elementary School is Thomas Jefferson High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Woodmont K-8 School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Seattle Woodmont K-8 School Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 500 students
    0.7 miles
    26454 16th Av S
    Seattle, WA 98198
    (253) 945-4500
    0.7 K-8 500
  • Kent Star Lake Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    1.0 miles
    4014 S 270th
    Kent, WA 98031
    (253) 945-4000
    1 PK-5 430
  • Kent Totem Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 690 students
    1.0 miles
    26630 40th Ave S
    Kent, WA 98031
    (253) 945-5100
    1 6-8 690
  • Auburn Valhalla Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 587 students
    1.0 miles
    27847 42nd Av S
    Auburn, WA 98001
    (253) 945-4300
    1 PK-5 587
  • Federal Way Nautilus K-8 School Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 543 students
    1.3 miles
    1000 S 289th St
    Federal Way, WA 98003
    (253) 945-3400
    1.3 K-8 543

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