Mark Twain Junior High School

707 Emerald Ave.
Modesto, CA 95351
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 738 students in grades 7-8, Mark Twain Junior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 738 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Mark Twain Junior High School's student population of 738 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
738 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Mark Twain Junior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mark Twain Junior High School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#8975 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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8%
33%
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20%
47%
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5%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
12%
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Hispanic
79%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
4%
21%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mark Twain Junior High School's ranking?
Mark Twain Junior High School is ranked #8975 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
8% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Mark Twain Junior High School?
738 students attend Mark Twain Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Mark Twain Junior High School students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are White, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mark Twain Junior High School?
Mark Twain Junior High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Mark Twain Junior High School offer ?
Mark Twain Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Mark Twain Junior High School part of?
Mark Twain Junior High School is part of Modesto City Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 738 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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