Mark Twain Elementary



Mark Twain Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mark Twain Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 46
1 57
2 46
3 57
4 37
5 46
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Mark Twain Elementary is a public elementary school located in Kansas City, KS in the Kansas City School District. It enrolls 289 students in grades 1st through 12th. Mark Twain Elementary is the 429th largest public school in Kansas and the 42,506th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 289
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,506th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 429th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 576th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 471st out of 706

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Mark Twain Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 145
(50%)
7,929
(52%)
 Female 144
(50%)
7,425
(48%)

Mark Twain Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 191
(66%)
7,539
(49%)
 Black 37
(13%)
4,500
(29%)
 Asian 25
(9%)
874
(6%)
 White 25
(9%)
1,946
(13%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
426
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
35
(0%)

Mark Twain Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 231
(80%)
11,348
(74%)
 Not Eligible 36
(12%)
3,049
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(8%)
957
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Mark Twain Elementary is ranked 158th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mark Twain Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.7%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 162
2006 160
2007 168
2008 179
2009 208
2010 213
2011 243
2012 227
2013 261
2014 304
2015 289

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 12.7
2007 14.9
2008 14.4
2009 23.1
2010 16.3
2011 14.9
2012 14.5
2013 15.4
2014 17.6
2015 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82716049382716
2006 0.875
2007 0.80952380952381
2008 0.89385474860335
2009 0.96153846153846
2010 0.96713615023474
2011 0.96296296296296
2012 0.95154185022026
2013 0.95402298850575
2014 0.96381578947368
2015 0.87543252595156

Compare Mark Twain Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.5%
 

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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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