Mark Twain Primary School



Mark Twain Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mark Twain Primary School Students by Grade
PK 255
K 55
1 52
2 28
3 28
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mark Twain Primary School is a public elementary school located in Kankakee, IL in the Kankakee School District 111. It enrolls 418 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mark Twain Primary School is the 1,132nd largest public school in Illinois and the 29,757th largest nationally. It has 29.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 418
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,757th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,132nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,309th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,064th out of 2,345

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Mark Twain Primary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 216
(52%)
1,816
(49%)
 Male 202
(48%)
1,902
(51%)

Mark Twain Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 219
(52%)
1,799
(48%)
 Hispanic 121
(29%)
1,003
(27%)
 White 60
(14%)
658
(18%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
231
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Mark Twain Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 239
(57%)
3,017
(81%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 137
(33%)
284
(8%)
 Not Eligible 42
(10%)
417
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Mark Twain Primary School is ranked 436th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mark Twain Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.0%) 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.

Mark Twain Primary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 401
2006 383
2007 430
2008 433
2009 414
2010 371
2011 398
2012 418

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 25.1
2006 20.2
2007 22.6
2008 21.4
2009 23.3
2010 21.4
2011 24.4
2012 29.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38154613466334
2006 0.40731070496084
2007 0.38837209302326
2008 0.40184757505774
2009 0.45169082125604
2010 0.39083557951482
2011
2012 0.89952153110048

Compare Mark Twain Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,920.0% 29.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 90.0%
 

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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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