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2411 San Pedro Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212

(210) 738-9745
(210) 738-0518
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October 24, 2014
I was a student at this school. I am now a senior in high school so this was a while back but many of the teachers are the same and generations are getting worse so I assume the attitude is the same. The first day of middle school I was bullied and the bullying would continue until 8th grade to the very last day. I hear bullying isn't too bad at Tafolla so if anything I would recommend going over there. If it weren't for the teachers I would give this school 1 star and even that would be too nice. The teachers I had were wonderful and the only teachers I was unhappy with was a math teacher who taught Algebra 1 through the internet instead of teaching it to us herself. And since Algebra is pretty much the basis of all other math courses I have struggled and had to relearn Algebra 1. The teachers were great in there subjects.. if only they could teach them. At one time my history teacher had a breakdown and threw a desk almost out the window. Fights are constant because bullying is constant and who wouldn't want the courage to finally "take care" of their bullies. Because the administration certainly didn't. I told them about my situation and they did nothing for me.

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January 01, 2014
Twain has changed A LOT in the past year! Parents are respected and appreciated, students are challenged academically, and the teachers are happier. Twain even received an award for their academic performance from the State. The principal change has been a great one! Keep it up Twain!

- submitted by a parent

August 14, 2011
twain is not the worst school it just needs fixing and you know wat ppl that dont like twain............students and teachers there love this school and thats why students go there and thats why teachers work there bc twain is a cool school..im not saying its the best school but i have to say that its one of the best school.we r not like whittier,is alot more strikter so thats why its in good condistion but twain is a little ,thats why its like that.you know i think whittier is a great school but its all our opinons. all im saying is that at least yall have tried twain and at least yall reconised uS . im saying that twain is an awesome school and thats coming from my opinion and my mouth!!!!!GO TWAIN and GO BEARCATS WHOOO!!!!!!!! oh and i am a student and going to twain middle school

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April 06, 2011
I have my daughter in this school and its has been the worse decision i've ever made. Bullying in this school for girls is out of hand, even several teachers have admitted that its beyond worst what they have seen in other district. The number of pregnant 6th graders has disgusted me, as well as number of 8th graders skipping class or walking halls. The principal has no regard for his students nor for the parents seeking to help their children. My child was assualted and her phone stolen by a bully, yet this bully was only suspended for one day, and when I went to speak with the principal about this, all I got was that he didn't want to hear it and passed it off to others that knew nothing of the situation. The situation worsen due to his undermining of my concern and even openly mocking me. I would never recommend this school to anyone and would rather drive across town to another school if I have too. I hope that any parent with their child currently enrolled or thinking of having them there please look at the ratings and reviews on this. It would have saved my family this undue stress if we did so.

- submitted by a parent

March 31, 2011
Our family, being prior military, has attended several schools in the US. My sons, who are now in college attended schools in the NEISD and NISD. My daughter had attended school in the NEISD until we moved into the SAISD. I don't know about other middle schools in SAISD, BUT we are currently moving back to the NEISD area due to Twain M/S. This is after 4 meetings at the school in a months time. Four meetings because one teacher who scheduled two meetings was a no show. Actually 2 NO CALL/NO SHOWS! I was present and the nurse and counselor were present for all meetings and the Assist. Principal was present for the second meeting and 4th. The teacher who set up the appointments neglected to inform anyone that she wasn't attending. (I only know she didn't attend the 2nd because of an emergency she had to attend to - which turned out to be just a flat tire). Due to this teacher and the principal - he was in NO WAY helpful in the whole ordeal AND when I mentioned the Superintendent, he stated that he wouldn't be able to do anything about it anyway. This attitude is in NO Way conducive to a childs educational/emotional/physical well being!

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June 01, 2010

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February 10, 2008
I really love this school. I am a 6th grader here and I LOVE it here. The sports are great, the clubs are so much fun! There's just so much to offer at Mark Twain Middle School.

- submitted by a student

October 27, 2007
I proudly teach 6th English Language Arts at Twain. I feel honored to be apart of the Twain team. The teachers go out of their way to connect with their students and parents. All of the teachers really care about their student's academic success. This year we have started several extracurricular activities that support student's overall development and content areas. Our science club, journalism club, literary club, and drama club are a great addition to our exisiting mariachi, band, choir and sports programs. Our PTA has strong leadership and is very supported at the school. Twain is making great leaps and our students will benefit greatly.

- submitted by a teacher

May 10, 2005
Twain middle school is wrost school in SA,Tx.Because due to lack of proper supervison of students caused many fights and incidents agmong pupils.I belive that Twain MS. should have a new principal with a firm grip with displine and a new vice principal with a frim grip with displine

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Twain Middle School
2411 San Pedro Avenue, San Antonio, TX  78212
(210) 738-9745
Last modified Twain Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Twain Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top