Mark Twain Middle School

160 Woodlawn Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704 | (914) 376-8540
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,328
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Ellen Rivera-Shapiro
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
  • Magnet School
School District Details
  • Yonkers City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $19,535
  • Graduation Rate: 66.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.1
  • Enrolled Students: 24,956

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,328
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 89.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 701 (52.8%)
  • Females: 627 (47.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 77 (5.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 804 (60.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 881 (66.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mark Twain Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.3%
Black26319.8%
Asian513.8%
Hispanic57643.4%
White43432.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mark Twain Middle School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten937.0%
Kindergarten846.3%
1st Grade534.0%
2nd Grade574.3%
3rd Grade292.2%
4th Grade443.3%
5th Grade322.4%
6th Grade25719.4%
7th Grade31723.9%
8th Grade33925.5%
Ungraded231.7%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
District:
93.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
19.0%
District:
10.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
1.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
61.0%
District:
61.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
14.0%
District:
13.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
33.0%
District:
20.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
2.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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