School Details

Mark Twain Elementary School

9401 North Hamlin Avenue, Niles, IL 60714
(847) 296-5341
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 366 students 19 students/teacher (IL avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

49%
50%
55%
51%
56%
59%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • East Maine School District 63 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

63%
59%
60%
63%
62%
59%
83%
80%
81%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • East Maine School District 63 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

52%
59%
59%
56%
57%
59%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • East Maine School District 63 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

66%
67%
60%
69%
68%
59%

Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT)

In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • East Maine School District 63 average
  • Illinois state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Mark Twain Elementary School is a public middle school in Niles. The principal of Mark Twain Elementary School is Ms. Nichole Gross. 366 students attend Mark Twain Elementary School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 15% of the Mark Twain Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 34% of the 366 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 51% have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Mark Twain Elementary School is 19:1. Laureate Day School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Field hockey
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 7% 5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 50% 36%
Asian 46% %
White, non-Hispanic 25% 36%
Hispanic 21% 20%
Multiracial 0.8% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51% 34%
Limited English proficiency 15% 15%
Economically disadvantaged 34% 32%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 years ago)

    Very good school - friendly qualified teachers good academic programs opportunity to learn music & arts. not much in sports but other than that a well rounded academic program. Very safe environment. Parent involvement in extracurricular activities - PTO International nights TLC (afterschool) program. My daughters love their teachers. Thanks Mrs. Bongiorno Mrs. Perelgut Mrs. Harnack Mrs. Harty Ms. Fischer Ms. Achille Mrs. Ruck Ms. B. Good programs to encourage kids to Read more.

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