Twain High School

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Twain High School serves 252 students in grades 7-12.
Twain High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Twain High School's student population of 252 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students252 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Twain High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Twain High School is 0.59, 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
#9063 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
61%
54%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
12%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.64
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Graduation Rate
16%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Twain High School is San Diego County Rop (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is San Diego County Special Education (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego San Diego County Rop Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    6401 Linda Vista Rd. Rm. 408
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858) 292-3500
    0 9-12 n/a
  • San Diego San Diego County Special Education Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 40 students
    0.0 miles
    6401 Linda Vista Rd. Rm. 409
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858) 292-3774
    0 K-12 40
  • San Diego Hope Infant-toddler Special Education

    0.1 miles
    6401 Linda Vista Rd.
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858) 292-3801
    0.1 n/a n/a
  • San Diego Carson Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 392 students
    0.6 miles
    6905 Kramer St.
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858) 397-6900
    0.6 K-5 392
  • San Diego Empower Charter Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 129 students
    1.0 miles
    2230 E. Jewett St.
    San Diego, CA 92111
    (858) 292-1304
    1 K-6 129

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