Mission Statement
 "In partnership with the community, we will make the most of every day for every student by empowering them with the skills, knowledge, values and opportunities to thrive."

  -- Mr. Richard Stokes, Superintendent

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Mark Twain Elementary

Fremont School

Our mission is to create a learning community that fosters student achievement and promotes the development of confident, lifelong learners.

Principal's Highlights

Mark Twain Elementary School provides a research-based academic program for grades pre-K thru 5th.  Our goal is for each child, each day, to achieve and succeed to high standards. 

  • Mark Twain utilizes a daily, comprehensive 90-minute school-wide reading program, Success For All. 
  • Our Pre-K - 5 curriculums include technology, music and physical education taught by highly qualified specialist. 
  • Individualized Computer Assisted Instruction includes Lexia and Alphie (reading) and Zip Zoom and ELLIS (ESL).
  • Mark Twain's Response to Intervention (RTI) team meets weekly to ensure academic growth for all students.
  • Mark Twain has a grade 3-5 Gifted and Talented program which provides a differentiated curriculum and enrichment classes.
  • MAP Testing is given three times yearly and used for student goal-setting and the planning of instruction.
  • The Soaring Hawks after school remediation program is provided to students to build skills in reading, math and writing.
  • Community partnerships provide enrichment programs in Science, Multimedia Arts and instrumental music education.
  • Our Family Resource Center offers workshops for parents.  Parents participate in our P.T.A. and Latino Parent Committee.




  • Achievement in English Language Arts (ELA) will improve with training and fidelity to research-based instruction and assessment.
  • Teachers will participate in Professional Learning Communities (PLC) to monitor ELA achievment and plan interventions and enrichment for all students.

    Contact Information
    Mark Twain Elementary

    2111 Carriage Crest Drive, Carson City, NV 89706
    Phone: (775) 283-1000
    Fax: (775) 283-1090

    Mrs. Laura Austin, Principal
    Mrs. Ruthlee Caloiaro, Vice Principal

    Mary Sawyers, Office Manager

    Chris Mauldin, Library 283-1015
    Heather Galloway, Nurse 283-1003


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