Mark Twain Junior High School

707 Emerald Ave.
Modesto, CA 95351
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Mark Twain Junior High School serves 781 students in grades 7-8.
Mark Twain Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California 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 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mark Twain Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Mark Twain Junior High School's student population of 781 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students781 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Mark Twain Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mark Twain Junior High School is 0.35, which is less 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#8778 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
80%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
4%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameModesto City Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mark Twain Junior High School is Valley Charter High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stanislaus County Special Education (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Modesto Franklin Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 838 students
    0.4 miles
    120 S. Emerald Ave.
    Modesto, CA 95351
    (209) 574-8112
    0.4 K-6 838
  • Modesto James Marshall Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 782 students
    0.8 miles
    515 Sutter Ave.
    Modesto, CA 95351
    (209) 576-4697
    0.8 K-6 782
  • Modesto Burbank Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 686 students
    0.9 miles
    1135 Paradise Rd.
    Modesto, CA 95351
    (209) 574-1962
    0.9 K-6 686
  • Modesto Harriette Kirschen Elementary School Math: 14% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 633 students
    1.2 miles
    1900 Kirschen Dr.
    Modesto, CA 95351
    (209) 576-4611
    1.2 K-6 633
  • Modesto Valley Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 115 students
    1.2 miles
    108 Campus Way
    Modesto, CA 95350
    (209) 238-6800
    1.2 9-12 115

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