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4914 58th Street
Sacramento, CA 95820

(916) 277-6670
(916) 277-6486
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September 06, 2014
i really like this school. The staff is friendly and smart. The school is small and in a quiet neighborhood. My kids have done well at this school. When ever I have had any issue I have been taken seriously and my concerns have been dealt with in a prompt and appropriate manner. I will be sad when my kids leave this school.

- submitted by a parent

August 12, 2014
Don't hate on Mark Twain because you got busted handing out flier to kids. My kid got one from a grown blond lady not a little boy. So mom up and shut up, if you don''t like the common core or any other standards of testing the district is choosing for it's schools then take it up with them, Mark Twain is a good school with good teachers, good kids, and a good principle

- submitted by a parent

May 14, 2014
Come on, Mark twain is not that bad! The Common Core is meant to ensure there are standard for every school in our nation. If you hate standards, go hide in a private school, where ANYTHING could happen. Including not teaching reading until 3rd grade, as I have heard from some "friends" whose children attend these pricey alternatives. The teachers work hard to earn their paychecks! Have YOU ever tried being in the classroom every day with 30 plus kids, half of whom were raised in homes where English is not spoken?! Please do not say bad things about a school where your kids do not even go.

- submitted by a parent

April 08, 2014
This is a great school that offers many opportunities to learn or strengthen skills in a fun engaging safe environment. the Staff is wonderful and this school has a START After School Program.

- submitted by a teacher

April 04, 2014
My wouldn't send my child this liberal common core teaching school if it was the only one in the area. Talk about "dumbing" down our kids.

- submitted by a parent

April 04, 2014
Parents need to wake up. This Principle's actions are very troubling and threatening. You are paying the taxes/bills, you have a right to voice your concerns. Whoever hired this Principle shoukld be held accountable, as well. This is disgusting... even for California.

- submitted by a community member

April 03, 2014
In response to the current events taking place on this campus...the principle banning a parent from campus for 14 days: The principle on this campus is purely an affirmative action principle. She truly is at war with both parents and staff. Her actions are completely out of line and she deserves to be removed from her position immediately. Parents do have rights. They have the right to be pro-active concerning public education...and they have a right to over see their children's education. Pro-active parents are the most important parents to have around your public school. Sadly, the principle is unable to understand that debate is a healthy characteristic in public education. She only views public concerns as a threat to her position. But she is the threat. Please direct your concerns directly to Sac City Unified School District, and simply ask for this principles resignation. Students, Teachers and Parents before administration. They and their pay checks are out of line!

- submitted by a community member

August 30, 2013
I am going to be a 5 grade student that goes to Mark Twain Elementary School and I think it is an awful school. The principle is rude to parents, the staff workers, and the kids. Ms. King is very rude. She yells at kids when she doesn't even need to. My mom is very unhappy there. Im unhappy there. The only reason i go there is my older sister goes to West Campus. So its easier for my mom i just go to Mark Twain. They need to fix up the playground and the bathrooms. The teachers are very nice though, and the Staff workers. That is what I wanted to say about Mark Twain Elementary School.

- submitted by a community member

April 14, 2013
I'm a grandparent and i'm also a child sitter in the preschool. The teachers are great. I wish more parents would help out. They should NOT think that we can do it all. Parents should have more interaction with thier kids and the school.

- submitted by a parent

April 07, 2013
This school may be next to West Campus (which happens to be one of the only decent H.S.'s in the district... but this school is a wreck. While the K-3 may be decent to ok... the 4th-6th grades are a joke. This school is a wreck due to the Principle... she's at war with her staff, and it shows. Throw the bag out and and get someone new and fresh... out with the old!

- submitted by a community member

September 04, 2012
The teachers are very caring and considerate of their students. They focus on teaching standards and allowing the students to express themselves. I feel that the school is safe and that the staff does an excellent job at creating a very caring and nurturing learning environment.

- submitted by a community member

July 31, 2012
my child had a bad experience they never send home homework and then the would ask for it to be turned in and don't like the teachers tons of bullying I would pick up my child and she would be in tears the would try to force her to read and the discipline was horrible putting a 1st g in with 5th g that were picking on her one day I was eating lunch with her and they told the kids in the lunch room to shut up and eat or they would throw there food in the trash this school should be shut down the principle is horrible favors kids and my child was left out when she needed extra help in school and they told me I had to work with her and the extra help this schooI have no respect for they dont care about the kids because of mark tewain my child is behind in school and hadd to spend money to get her help we send are kids to school for them to learn are tax dollars pay for this wow what a waste my child said that she is so happy that she will be going the keller and all I have hard is awesome things about keller

- submitted by a parent

April 07, 2011
Mark Twain Elementary is a great school. There are extra supports for students and a focus on improving student achievement. The overall student behavior seems to have improved over the years. The teachers give a lot of extra effort to tutoring and working with the students to meet their learning needs. There is currently an immense effort to engage more parents in their children's learning through the Parent Action Team.

- submitted by a community member

December 22, 2010
i went to mark twain and now i am in hs. at mark twain there were some really awesome teachers there for example mr.brown was a really nice man, mr.bernard helped me with my math. they had the after school START program there and at once i was enrolled in it. even now i still go to mark twain and visit some teachers or volunteer at START. it is really a good school.

- submitted by a community member

March 14, 2010
I would like to say that I have been so pleased with the following teaches-Mr.Wenzel,Mr.Chase and lastly Mr.Brown.Both of my children ,when in these classes ,were happy and eager to go to school each day!They have thrived at Mark Twain!

- submitted by a parent

March 01, 2010
I have the oppurtunity to speak from 2 point of views-as a former student of the school and now a parent of 2 students that now attend Mark Twain.As a student in the mid 90's-this was a horrible school.I had a horrible teacher,there were mean bullies that were my classmates and the whole curriculum was awful.As a student,I have absolutely no happy or positive memories attending Mark Twain.Now,I am slightly happier with the way the school has improved.My 8 year old loves this school and the teachers also my 11 year old stepson.The principal has really worked on improving the school and we all really like her alot.The teachers are polite and so helpful and really caring.They also do Student assemblies where 3 children are picked from a class every month or so and are given awards recognizing their efforts and successes which I think is amazing.

- submitted by a parent

June 15, 2007
Pre-School was disappointing. Teachers did not have a curriculum. My child was 'exposed' to minimal letters, numbers and colors one percent of the school year. Teachers did not hold parent/teacher conferences. Two days before the school year was out, teachers asked parents to take time out of their busy day to attend a class parent/teacher 'conference' where they covered absolutely nothing; only to request signatures on two parent teacher conference forms. Fact: my child learned more in month at Montessori School than she did at Mark Twain Elm. Pre-School in a year. I also noticed that my child had less respect for her peers, lacked structure and direction in class. I am confident that Mark Twain will offer a better KG program.

- submitted by a parent
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Mark Twain Elementary School
4914 58th Street, Sacramento, CA  95820
(916) 277-6670
Last modified Mark Twain Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mark Twain Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top