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Mark Twain Special Center

Special Education School
11802 Loara St.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
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History of School's Ranking
Blue line is rank against all schools in California; Green line is rank against similar schools only; B = LEA or ASAM School; C = Special Education School
School's 2007 Base API Score is 652
Education Levels K - 6th
Students in 2006 73  (45% male)
Ethnic Breakdown of Students
28% were English learners in 2007
50% socioeconomically disadvantaged
Breakdown of Parent's Highest Education Level

CST / CAPA Scores Average of 2nd - 6th graders scoring at or above the proficiency level

Teachers Info from 2006

School District
Average years of teaching experience 11.1 10.8
Percent of teachers that are first-year or second-year teachers 20% 20.6%
Percent of teachers with full teaching credentials 100% 98.5%
Percent of teachers with emergency credentials 10% 1.9%
Percent of teachers with waivers 0% 0.2%
Teachers with emergency credentials do not qualify for full credentials or for an internship, but meet minimum certification requirements.  When schools are unable to find enough credentialed teachers or teachers with emergency permits, then they allow teachers to work under a waiver.

Students Info from 2007

School District
Percent of students in gifted and talented education programs 0% 5%
Percent of students with disabilities 100% 9%