Mark Twain Primary School



Mark Twain Primary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mark Twain Primary School Students by Grade
PK 222
K 47
1 24
2 48
3 45
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 386 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mark Twain Primary School is the 1,280th largest public school in Illinois and the 33,501st largest nationally. It has 27.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 386
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,501st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,280th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,394th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,127th out of 2,415

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Mark Twain Primary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 205
(53%)
1,766
(49%)
 Male 181
(47%)
1,824
(51%)

Mark Twain Primary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 162
(42%)
1,713
(48%)
 Hispanic 149
(39%)
1,030
(29%)
 White 62
(16%)
771
(21%)
 Two or More 11
(3%)
58
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
13
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Mark Twain Primary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 216
(56%)
2,799
(78%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(26%)
101
(3%)
 Not Eligible 69
(18%)
690
(19%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Mark Twain Primary School is ranked 605th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mark Twain Primary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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
2013 372
2014 378
2015 386

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
2013 23.8
2014 22.2
2015 27.8

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
2013 0.88709677419355
2014 0.79365079365079
2015 0.82124352331606

Compare Mark Twain Primary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,780.0% 27.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 82.1%
 

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Public PK - 03 386 27.8:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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