Mark Twain Primary School

  • Mark Twain Primary School serves 428 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mark Twain Primary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Mark Twain Primary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Mark Twain Primary School's student population of 428 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mark Twain Primary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mark Twain Primary School is 0.65, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#463 out of 3679 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
35%
26%
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Black
44%
17%
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White
19%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mark Twain Primary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.650.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mark Twain Primary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKankakee SD 111 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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