List of Fairfax County Public Schools Middle Schools - Mark Twain Middle School

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Mark Twain Middle School (Cluster: 5; Grades: 7-8) is located south of Alexandria. It is located in cluster 5 and feeds into Thomas A. Edison High School. The school has 837 students. The school is named after the famous writer Mark Twain.

Twain students are assigned to teams of approximately 125 students. Each team is coordinated by the four core teachers (from English, mathematics, science and social studies), a guidance counselor and an administrator. They are the Quasars, Thunderbirds, Superstars, Pathfinders, Mustangs, Patriots and Aces. Mark Twain Middle offers the Gifted and Talented program, Special Education program, and ESOL.

As of June 2005, the school's racial/ethnic breakdown was: 15 percent Asian, 18 percent black, 22 percent Hispanic, 40 percent white, 5 percent other.

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