2450 S Star Lake Rd
Federal Way, WA 98003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mark Twain Elementary School serves 479 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

School Overview

Mark Twain Elementary School's student population of 479 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Mark Twain Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (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 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1960 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
18%
8%
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Hispanic
32%
25%
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Black
28%
5%
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White
5%
51%
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Hawaiian
9%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.78
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 479 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.78

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