TWAIN ELEMENTARY

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7500 BRAES BLVD
HOUSTON, TX 77025
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Phone: 713-295-5230
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 9
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: Houston Isd
  • Students/Teacher: 16:1
  • Students/Grade: 159.2
  • Number Students: 955
  • Number Teachers: 50
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5110
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 50
  • Principal: Ms Melissa Patin
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (31 ratings)
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    School Reviews (27 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2015-01-18
    "I have to unfortunately differ with most of the opinions of Mark Twain for specific reasons. I sent my daughter there for 2 years, and she has ADHD. There needed to be very small accommodations for her, as she was under a 504. The principal never made any changes that were written down, nor the teacher, or helped improve her education, and she was not learning, literally, anything. She completely fell through the cracks. I had meeting after meeting and there was all talk, yet nothing shown. She just needed a little extra, and this was never done. A good school for a completely typical student, yet not at ALL for an out of the box thinker, a child who is creative and thinks differently, and especially not for a child who has any kind of learning difference. Even as small as ADHD."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-12-15
    "This school is more than great! The education is in a very high level and the kids are in really good hands. All the personal is caring and respectful. The principal has an unfrequent level of commitment and has the best disposition to keep the school at the level the students deserve. The literature program is the gem of the school. The kids in this school love reading and writing and they are encouraged to do so. Great Fine Arts program as well and very nurtured library!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-10-19
    "One of the best schools! The principal is very much in touch and dedicated to the school's well being. Kids are well cared and overall development is stressed upon, not just test scores. I have had very good experience whenever I needed to talk to anybody. It is a school that is both academically good as well as with a personal touch - a combination rare to find."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-03
    "This school is very good, Teachers are very helpful and caring. My daughter has been here for two months, and she loves to go to school."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-08
    "My school is the best in Houston! The only drawback is the temporary buildings as the more and more families move into the area and just to send their kids to Twain. Great as a literary magnet and IB school."
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