Mark Twain Primary School

2250 E Court St
Kankakee, IL 60901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mark Twain Primary School serves 330 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 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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 330 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students330 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 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mark Twain Primary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#458 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
34%
26%
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Black
50%
17%
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White
13%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKankakee 111 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mark Twain Primary School is Salt School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kankakee Junior High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Edison Primary School (0.6 miles away)
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