Purchase School

2995 Purchase St
Purchase, NY 10577
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 329 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Purchase School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Top 20% in NY
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Purchase School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Purchase School's student population of 329 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Purchase School ranks within the top 20% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Purchase School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#689 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
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75-79%
46%
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65-69%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Purchase School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
29%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
80%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.35
This chart display the diversity score of Purchase School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Purchase School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Purchase School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Purchase School's ranking?
Purchase School is ranked #689 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Purchase School often compared to?
Purchase Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Samuel J Preston School, Harrison Avenue Elementary School, Parsons Memorial School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Purchase School?
329 students attend Purchase School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Purchase School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Purchase School?
Purchase School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Purchase School offer ?
Purchase School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Purchase School part of?
Purchase School is part of Harrison Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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