Mark Twain

907 Milton Rd
Alton, IL 62002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mark Twain serves 31 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Mark Twain placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Mark Twain's student population of 31 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students31 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Mark Twain is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 is 0.64, 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
#2643 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
49%
17%
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White
32%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
16%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlton CUSD 11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mark Twain is Alton High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Alton Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alton Alton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,408 student
    0.4 miles
    2200 College Ave
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 474-2200
    0.4 6-8 1,408
  • Alton East Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 467 students
    0.9 miles
    1035 Washington Ave
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2130
    0.9 3-5 467
  • Alton Lovejoy Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 247 students
    1.0 miles
    1043 Tremont St
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2057
    1.0 K-2 247
  • Alton Eunice Smith Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 198 students
    1.5 miles
    2400 Henry St
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2077
    1.5 K-2 198
  • Alton Alton High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,007 students
    2.0 miles
    4200 Humbert Rd
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 474-2700
    2.0 9-12 2,007

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