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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A
Mark Twain Elementary School is an above average, public school located in Chicago, IL. It has 1,146 students in grades PK, K-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 43% of students are at least proficient in math and 54% in reading.

Mark Twain Elementary School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
43%
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$67,907
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$607
National
$949
Median Home Value
$201,101
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,146
Free or Reduced Lunch
86%
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Preschool

Annual Cost
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Starting Age
3
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
Website
Schedule Options
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  • Offers Full Day
  • Offers Part Day

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,254
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.8%
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I loved a lot of my teachers at this school. But some are not as active in making sure that all of their students understand lesson material. And I really think it was messed up that some teachers would yell, if not just right out scream, at children. Some of the children were rowdy, but as the adult in the situation, I do think that some of them should have handled these situations differently.
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I love this school. The teachers and principals are all very attentive to each and every student. Also, the school offers many extracurricular activities and programs that are challenging and fun for the students.
Twain was better than most middle schools in my community. There were many great teachers and faculty.