Twain Middle School

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4700 Franconia Rd

Alexandria, VA 22310

(703) 313-3700

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Grades: 7 - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 875

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Twain Middle School

I am a 7th Grader at Mark Twain Middle School. I think that it's the best school ever. It's soo much better than Carl Sandburg because we don't tolerate fight, bullying, etc..

Posted by a other on 02/14/14

After two years in this school, I was releaved of leaving, but also a little sad. Mark Twain Midle School was an adventure never forgotten and my teachers were totally awesome. It seemed like the teachers were like us students and the majority of us became friends. Of couse there some tough times in ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/16/10

We have been nothing but pleased with the staff and faculty of Mark Twain. The new principal has created a full committed learning environment and the kids are thriving. Kudos to Mark Twain Middle School.

Posted by a parent on 11/28/09

Much better now. A whole new staff.

Posted by a parent on 10/12/09

Great school with great teachers who really care and try to help their students.

Posted by a other on 08/29/07

I think both comments are true. My child was in the GTC for 2 years and had great teachers and learned a lot. However the electives and PE were often full of kids who did not want to learn or behave, teachers really had their hands full. The principal struck me as proactive and responsive.

Posted by a parent on 12/06/06

Mark Twain Middle School is a rowdy and uncontrolled environment unsuitable for learning. Teachers also gave pointless busy work often and seemed careless at times. This school is good though in it's variety of after school activities.

Posted by a former student on 11/17/06

My son went to Twain for the GT program in 2003-05, and I found the principal and teachers to be a caring, supportive team. The principal is 'on the ball,' and she sets the tone for the rest of the school. Any problems I had were handled immediately. Even the security guard loves his job & knows most ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/07/06

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Test scores for Twain Middle School

SOL* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Twain Middle School
Fairfax Co Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Alexandria schools — Twain Middle School is located at 4700 Franconia Rd, Alexandria VA 22310. 4700 Franconia Rd is in the 22310 ZIP code in Alexandria, VA The school district for Twain Middle School is the Fairfax Co Public Schools. Twain Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 8.
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