Purcell Elementary School



Purcell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Purcell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 12
K 89
1 66
2 69
3 82
4 78
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Purcell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mulberry, FL in the Polk School District. It enrolls 463 students in grades 1st through 12th. Purcell Elementary School is the 1,602nd largest public school in Florida and the 25,165th largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 463
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,165th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,602nd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 593rd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,507th out of 2,205

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Purcell Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 235
(51%)
34,787
(48%)
 Male 228
(49%)
37,087
(52%)

Purcell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 223
(48%)
31,934
(44%)
 Hispanic 162
(35%)
21,142
(29%)
 Black 50
(11%)
15,027
(21%)
 Two or More 21
(5%)
2,205
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
376
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
1,103
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
87
(0%)

Purcell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 336
(73%)
44,877
(62%)
 Not Eligible 76
(16%)
21,318
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(11%)
5,679
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Purcell Elementary School is ranked 1,064th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Purcell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.6%) is higher than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Purcell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 501
2006 510
2007 428
2008 439
2009 453
2010 436
2011 450
2012 463

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 13.4
2007 12.6
2008 11.7
2009 13.3
2010 12.1
2011 12.9
2012 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77644710578842
2006 0.81764705882353
2007 0.81542056074766
2008 0.81548974943052
2009 0.86754966887417
2010 0.85321100917431
2011 0.86
2012 0.83585313174946

Compare Purcell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 83.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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