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Our School

Mark Twain Elementary School staff work in partnership with families and community to provide all students with a foundation for life-long learning.

Office Hours: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Phone: (563) 359-8263 | Fax: (563) 355-2735

Breakfast Times: 8-8:25 am
Student Day: 8:30 am - 3:20 pm
Preschool: 8:30 - 1:30 pm
Weekly Wednesday Early Release: 2:30 pm (Preschool 1:20 pm)

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Mark Twain Elementary is a two-section school serving approximately 312 preschool through 5th grade students.

Our elementary curriculum emphasizes literacy, communication, reasoning, and problem solving. Other subjects, including physical education, health, art, and music, are taught to all students K-5. Orchestra is available to students as early as grade 4 and, band as early as grade 5.

The school offers a program dedicated to teaching a defined core of knowledge and skills in reading, math and science.

District Mission

Educational excellence is the foundation of the Bettendorf Community School District. Working in partnership with the family and community, we will instill and nurture in all students the knowledge, skills, creativity, and confidence to pursue their dreams and to succeed in a global society.

Bell Schedule

8:25 amStudents may enter building
8:30 amSchool starts
12:20 pmGrade 1 recess ends
12:30 pmKindergarten and Grade 5 recess ends
12:40 pmGrade 2 recess ends
12:50 pmGrade 3 recess ends
1 pmGrade 4 recess ends
3:20 pmSchool dismisses

Lunch & Recess

Grade Lunch Recess Return to Class
K 11:50 am 12:10 pm 12:30 pm
1 11:40 am 12 pm 12:20 pm
2 12 pm 12:20 pm 12:40 pm
3 12:10 pm 12:30 pm 12:50 pm
4 12:20 pm 12:50 pm 1 pm
5 12:30 pm 12:10 pm 12:50 pm