Mark Twain Elementary School



Mark Twain Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mark Twain Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 37
K 184
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mark Twain Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Charleston, IL in the Charleston Community Unit School District 1. It enrolls 221 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 9.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 221
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.1

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Mark Twain Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 132
(60%)
786
(52%)
 Female 89
(40%)
722
(48%)

Mark Twain Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 196
(89%)
1,347
(89%)
 Black 11
(5%)
61
(4%)
 Two or More 8
(4%)
43
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
21
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
25
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Mark Twain Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 112
(51%)
578
(38%)
 Not Eligible 97
(44%)
827
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(5%)
103
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Mark Twain Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 216
2006 200
2007 228
2008 194
2009 240
2010 213
2011 228
2012 221

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 16.7
2007 20.7
2008 13.3
2009 17.1
2010 14.5
2011 14.4
2012 9.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42592592592593
2006 0.475
2007 0.50877192982456
2008 0.4639175257732
2009 0.4875
2010 0.55868544600939
2011 0.53508771929825
2012 0.56108597285068

Compare Mark Twain Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
920.0% 9.2:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 56.1%
 

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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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