Mary Purcell Elementary School

  • Mary Purcell Elementary School serves 421 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Mary Purcell Elementary School's student population of 421 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mary Purcell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mary Purcell Elementary School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#1126 out of 2,014 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mary Purcell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
32%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
64%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mary Purcell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.490.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mary Purcell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSedro-Woolley School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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