Purcell Elementary School

809 North Ninth St, Purcell, OK 73080 | (405) 527-2146
  • Grades: PK-2
  • Student Enrollment: 440
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3 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 440 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-2
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 809 N 9th St, Purcell, OK 73080
  • Principal or Admin: Tammy Dillard
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Purcell School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,008
  • Graduation Rate: 84.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.6%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.5
  • Enrolled Students: 1,458

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 440
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 237 (53.9%)
  • Females: 203 (46.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (10.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 207 (47.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 254 (57.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Purcell Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian5913.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Purcell Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade11425.9%
2nd Grade10223.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 87%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:13%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 12 Years
  • Average Salary: $35,693
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Purcell Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$31,75639%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$38,18061%
Source: OK Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

3 out of 5 | 1 Review
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1 review for Purcell Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 27, 2010
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The elementary teachers are amazing. Gifted, compassionate... the list goes on. However, there does seem to be a lack of communication between upper staff. For instance, a parent calls in to report their child is sick with fever or any illness. That person reports okay thanks. While sicknesses come and go through the year and communication is primarily to that one contact - a letter from the d.a. arrives for truancy for this kindergarten child. I feel like if better communication could have been a tool used they might have saved this whole unwarranted incident. The classrooms, buildings and playground safety is also wonderful. Purcell has a dedicated p.t.o. and they love to receive new members. I have four children total at Purcell School Systems. I love the system as a whole.

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