Mark Twain Elem School

Serves grades M - M

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
515 E Merle Ln
Wheeling, IL 60090
Phone
(847) 520-2785
District
WHEELING CCSD 21
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
566
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

2

(10 is best)

Better than 17.0% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Mark Twain Elem School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 22 37
Proficiency in Reading 16 36
Proficiency in Math 27 39

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 14 33
Proficiency in Reading 13 37
Proficiency in Math 15 30

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 11 32
Proficiency in Reading 15 36
Proficiency in Math 6 29

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.55
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.04
AVG FOR STATE 15.77
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 96 17.0%
Kindergarten 78 13.8%
Grade 1 85 15.0%
Grade 2 82 14.5%
Grade 3 71 12.5%
Grade 4 80 14.1%
Grade 5 74 13.1%
Total 566 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 7.5% 33.4% 50.6%
Black 1.3% 1.7% 17.8%
Hispanic 86.6% 54.3% 26.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.3% 9.9% 4.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.7% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 78.3% 54.1% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 63.6% 51.7% 45.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.7% 2.4% 3.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 67,456 12,801,539
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,320.8 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.9% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.5% 19.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.3% 33.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.5% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 13.8% 13.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 25,541 4,802,124
Single parent households with children 5.5% 10.5%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 88.0% 88.3%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 41.5% 32.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.6% 12.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.7% 14.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.1% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.4% 17.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.9% 17.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.6% 14.1%
$15,000 or less 8.6% 11.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,016 $69,661,280 57.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,302 $9,055,410 7.5%
Staff $1,153 $8,019,115 6.7%
General Administration $257 $1,787,435 1.5%
School Administration $619 $4,305,145 3.6%
Operation $1,496 $10,404,680 8.6%
Transportation $511 $3,554,005 3.0%
Other $773 $5,376,215 4.5%
Total Support $6,111 $42,502,005 35.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,204 $8,373,820 6.9%
Total Expenditures $17,331 $120,537,105 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,862 $16,041,736,338 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $849 $1,733,187,841 5.6%
Staff $504 $1,028,020,809 3.3%
General Administration $508 $1,036,522,218 3.4%
School Administration $653 $1,331,780,740 4.3%
Operation $1,174 $2,396,104,949 7.8%
Transportation $598 $1,220,380,148 4.0%
Other $546 $1,114,934,113 3.6%
Total Support $4,833 $9,860,885,139 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,384 $4,865,224,284 15.8%
Total Expenditures $15,079 $30,767,924,182 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%