Purcell Junior High School

201 Lester Lane
Purcell, OK 73080
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Purcell Junior High School serves 274 students in grades 6-8.
Purcell Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Oklahoma for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 31%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Oklahoma state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Oklahoma state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oklahoma state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Purcell Junior High School's student population of 274 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Purcell Junior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,695 schools in Oklahoma (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Purcell Junior High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OK)
Overall Testing Rank
#624 out of 1695 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
31%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
12%
14%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
26%
17%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
56%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
9%
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Diversity Score
0.610.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePurcell School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Purcell Junior High School is Purcell High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lexington Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Purcell Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Purcell Purcell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 413 students
    0.9 miles
    809 North Ninth Avenue
    Purcell, OK 73080
    (405) 527-2146
    0.9 PK-2 413
  • Purcell Purcell Intermediate School Math: 45% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 329 students
    0.9 miles
    711 North Ninth Avenue
    Purcell, OK 73080
    (405) 527-2146
    0.9 3-5 329
  • Lexington Lexington Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 229 students
    1.3 miles
    420 Northeast Fourth Street
    Lexington, OK 73051
    (405) 527-7236
    1.3 6-8 229
  • Purcell Purcell High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 385 students
    1.7 miles
    2020 North Green Avenue
    Purcell, OK 73080
    (405) 527-4400
    1.7 9-12 385
  • Lexington Lexington Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 479 students
    2.1 miles
    420 Northeast Fourth Street
    Lexington, OK 73051
    (405) 527-7236
    2.1 PK-5 479

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