Twain Elementary School



Twain Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Twain Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 42
K 126
1 129
2 117
3 137
4 122
5 116
6 126
7 144
8 132
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Twain Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 1,191 students in grades 1st through 12th. Twain Elementary School is the 33rd largest public school in Illinois and the 441st largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,191
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 441st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 33rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,835th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 65th out of 2,345

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Twain Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 603
(51%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 588
(49%)
150,004
(50%)

Twain Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 902
(76%)
136,780
(46%)
 White 265
(22%)
27,560
(9%)
 Black 11
(1%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 Asian 5
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Twain Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 855
(72%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 193
(16%)
10,527
(4%)
 Not Eligible 143
(12%)
42,629
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Twain Elementary School is ranked 36th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Twain Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.0%) is significantly 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.

Twain Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 960
2006 964
2007 986
2008 1057
2009 1130
2010 1127
2011 1153
2012 1191

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 23.5
2007 21
2008 21.8
2009 22.2
2010 21.7
2011 22.2
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78020833333333
2006 0.86618257261411
2007 0.84077079107505
2008 0.82876064333018
2009 0.8716814159292
2010 0.87045252883762
2011 0.86816999132697
2012 0.879932829555

Compare Twain Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 88.0%
 

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Public PK - 08 1,191 16.8:1  
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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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