Mark Twain Elementary School



Mark Twain Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mark Twain Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 97
K 84
1 87
2 77
3 70
4 72
5 80
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 Wheeling, IL in the Wheeling Ccsd 21 School District. It enrolls 567 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mark Twain Elementary School is the 499th largest public school in Illinois and the 15,698th largest nationally. It has 9.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 567
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.68
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 15,698th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 499th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 243rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 137th out of 2,345

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Mark Twain Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 292
(51%)
3,590
(52%)
 Female 275
(49%)
3,366
(48%)

Mark Twain Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 506
(89%)
3,662
(53%)
 White 29
(5%)
2,472
(36%)
 Black 14
(2%)
124
(2%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
544
(8%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
42
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
102
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Mark Twain Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 316
(56%)
2,908
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 165
(29%)
1,152
(17%)
 Not Eligible 86
(15%)
2,896
(42%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Mark Twain Elementary School is ranked 268th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mark Twain Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.8%) 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 501
2006 563
2007 532
2008 540
2009 574
2010 565
2011 587
2012 567

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 18.2
2007 18.3
2008 17.4
2009 18.1
2010 15.3
2011 18.6
2012 9.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65868263473054
2006 0.58614564831261
2007 0.67857142857143
2008 0.62407407407407
2009 0.63066202090592
2010 0.70796460176991
2011 0.79216354344123
2012 0.84832451499118

Compare Mark Twain Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
970.0% 9.7:1
 
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 84.8%
 

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Mark Twain Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 567 9.7:1  
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Private PK - 08 218 11:1 2 miles
Buffalo Grove Montessori School
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Private PK - KG 76 8:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 515 10.4:1 2 miles
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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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