Mark Twain Elementary



Mark Twain Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mark Twain Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 94
2 100
3 90
4 92
5 76
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 529 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mark Twain Elementary is the 2,995th largest public school in California and the 19,296th largest nationally. It has 24.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 529
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,296th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,995th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,945th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,822nd out of 6,257

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Mark Twain Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 276
(52%)
2,924
(52%)
 Female 253
(48%)
2,744
(48%)

Mark Twain Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 332
(63%)
4,296
(76%)
 Asian 65
(12%)
317
(6%)
 White 57
(11%)
248
(4%)
 Black 45
(9%)
559
(10%)
 Two or More 27
(5%)
191
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
52
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)

Mark Twain Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 222
(42%)
3,669
(65%)
 Not Eligible 217
(41%)
1,225
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(17%)
774
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Mark Twain Elementary is ranked 2,926th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mark Twain Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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
2013 531
2014 554
2015 529

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
2013 27.1
2014 23.5
2015 24

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
2013 0.57815442561205
2014 0.59025270758123
2015 0.58979206049149

Compare Mark Twain Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,400.0% 24.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 59.0%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Mark Twain Elementary
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Public KG - 05 529 24:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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