Mary Purcell Elementary School

700 Bennett Street
Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Mary Purcell Elementary School serves 416 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Mary Purcell Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is equal to the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is equal to the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mary Purcell Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Mary Purcell Elementary School's student population of 416 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Mary Purcell Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mary Purcell Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#884 out of 2039 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
28%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
68%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.460.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSedro-Woolley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mary Purcell Elementary School is State Street High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cascade Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sedro Woolley Central Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 458 students
    0.1 miles
    601 Talcott Street
    Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
    (360) 855-3560
    0.1 K-6 458
  • Sedro Woolley State Street High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 179 students
    0.3 miles
    800 State Street
    Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
    (360) 855-3550
    0.3 9-12 179
  • Sedro Woolley Connections Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.4 miles
    24828 Turning Point Court
    Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
    (360) 855-3500
    0.4 9-12 n/a
  • Sedro Woolley Sedro Woolley Senior High School Math: 32% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,169 student
    0.4 miles
    1235 Third Street
    Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
    (360) 855-3510
    0.4 9-12 1,169
  • Sedro Woolley Cascade Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 645 students
    0.9 miles
    201 N. Township
    Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
    (360) 855-3520
    0.9 7-8 645

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