Purdy Elementary School

  • Purdy Elementary School serves 621 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Purdy Elementary School's student population of 621 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students621 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Purdy Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Purdy Elementary School is 0.37, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#241 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Purdy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Purdy 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 Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Purdy Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Purdy Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Purdy Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Purdy Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
78%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Purdy Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Purdy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Purdy Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.370.64
This chart display the diversity score of Purdy Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Purdy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Purdy 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 NamePeninsula School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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