Mark Twain Elementary



Mark Twain Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mark Twain Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 103
2 83
3 88
4 83
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mark Twain Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lawndale, CA in the Lawndale Elementary School District. It enrolls 516 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mark Twain Elementary is the 3,153rd largest public school in California and the 20,076th largest nationally. It has 25.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 516
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,076th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,153rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,471st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,308th out of 6,159

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Mark Twain Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 260
(50%)
2,935
(51%)
 Female 256
(50%)
2,853
(49%)

Mark Twain Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 319
(62%)
4,363
(75%)
 Asian 70
(14%)
382
(7%)
 White 65
(13%)
299
(5%)
 Black 34
(7%)
522
(9%)
 Two or More 25
(5%)
152
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(1%)
65
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Mark Twain Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 232
(45%)
4,119
(71%)
 Not Eligible 214
(41%)
931
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(14%)
738
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Mark Twain Elementary is ranked 2,807th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mark Twain Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mark Twain Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 439
2006 440
2007 449
2008 480
2009 466
2010 477
2011 521
2012 516

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 20
2007 17.3
2008 20
2009 21.2
2010 N/A
2011 25.4
2012 25

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52164009111617
2006 0.60454545454545
2007 0.60801781737194
2008 0.57083333333333
2009 0.52145922746781
2010 0.58071278825996
2011 0.45489443378119
2012 0.58527131782946

Compare Mark Twain Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,500.0% 25.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 58.5%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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