Purdy Elementary School

  • Purdy Elementary School serves 599 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 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Purdy Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Purdy Elementary School's student population of 599 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Purdy Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Purdy Elementary School is 0.39, 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#276 out of 2039 schools
(Top 20%)
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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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
7%
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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 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
8%
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Diversity Score0.390.64
This chart display the diversity score of Purdy Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeninsula School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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