Mark Twain Special Center

11802 Loara St.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
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Top 30%
Serving 68 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Mark Twain Special Center ranks in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 68 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : <50% (Top 1% in CA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mark Twain Special Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Mark Twain Special Center's student population of 68 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
68 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Mark Twain Special Center ranks within the top 30% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Mark Twain Special Center is 0.61, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
#840 out of 3649 schools
(Top 30%)
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<50%
34%
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<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
40%
12%
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Hispanic
48%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
9%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
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(16-17)
<50%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mark Twain Special Center's ranking?
Mark Twain Special Center is ranked #840 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in California.
What schools are Mark Twain Special Center often compared to?
Mark Twain Special Centeris often viewed alongside schools like Orange County Special Education, Canyon Hills by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mark Twain Special Center?
The graduation rate of Mark Twain Special Center is 50%, which is lower than the California state average of 83%.
How many students attend Mark Twain Special Center?
68 students attend Mark Twain Special Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Mark Twain Special Center students are Hispanic, 40% of students are Asian, 9% of students are White, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mark Twain Special Center?
Mark Twain Special Center has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Mark Twain Special Center offer ?
Mark Twain Special Center offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Mark Twain Special Center part of?
Mark Twain Special Center is part of Garden Grove Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 68 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : <50% (Top 20%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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