Mark Twain Middle School

2224 Walgrove Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Mark Twain Middle School serves 660 students in grades 6-8.
Mark Twain Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Mark Twain Middle School's student population of 660 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students660 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Rankings

Mark Twain Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mark Twain Middle School is 0.50, 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
#5310 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
69%
54%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
11%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mark Twain Middle School is Venice Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Animo Westside Charter Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beethoven Street Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles Beethoven Street Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 345 students
    0.3 miles
    3711 Beethoven St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90066
    (310) 398-6286
    0.3 K-5 345
  • Los Angeles Venice Senior High School Magnet School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,038 students
    0.3 miles
    13000 Venice Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90066
    (310) 577-4200
    0.3 9-12 2,038
  • Los Angeles Phoenix Continuation Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 75 students
    0.5 miles
    12971 Zanja St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90066
    (310) 306-8775
    0.5 9-12 75
  • Los Angeles Walgrove Avenue Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 284 students
    0.5 miles
    1630 Walgrove Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90066
    (310) 391-7104
    0.5 K-5 284
  • Venice Coeur D'alene Avenue Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 594 students
    0.7 miles
    810 Coeur D'alene Ave.
    Venice, CA 90291
    (310) 821-7813
    0.7 K-5 594

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