Mark Twain Elementary School (Houston)
Mark Twain Elementary School is a public primary school located at 7500 Braes Boulevard, 77025 in Houston, Texas, United States.
Twain, which serves grades Kindergarten through 5, is a part of the Houston Independent School District. Twain has HISD's extended day and literary development magnet program.
Twain, which was named after Mark Twain, serves several subdivisions in the Houston neighborhood of Braeswood Place north of the Brays Bayou. In addition, the school serves the portion of the city of Southside Place south of Bellaire Boulevard.
Twain was one of the first three elementary schools in Texas to offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme; the other two were fellow HISD schools River Oaks and Roberts.
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