Purdy Elementary School



Purdy Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Purdy Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 79
1 106
2 74
3 100
4 118
5 118
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Purdy Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gig Harbor, WA in the Peninsula School District. It enrolls 622 students in grades 1st through 12th. Purdy Elementary School is the 165th largest public school in Washington and the 12,234th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 622
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,234th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 165th out of 1,301
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 541st out of 1,263
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 104th out of 1,263

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Purdy Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 321
(52%)
2,753
(49%)
 Male 301
(48%)
2,871
(51%)

Purdy Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 483
(78%)
4,494
(80%)
 Two or More 58
(9%)
483
(9%)
 Hispanic 54
(9%)
467
(8%)
 Asian 17
(3%)
97
(2%)
 Black 6
(1%)
41
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
13
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
29
(1%)

Purdy Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 521
(84%)
4,143
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 80
(13%)
1,192
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(3%)
289
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,286 ranked schools in Washington, Purdy Elementary School is ranked 917th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Purdy Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 47.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Purdy Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 531
2006 533
2007 565
2008 534
2009 581
2010 689
2011 744
2012 774
2013 712
2014 689
2015 622

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 17.6
2007 16
2008 15.1
2009 16.9
2010 19.1
2011 20.5
2012 20.6
2013 N/A
2014 16
2015 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1789077212806
2006 0.15384615384615
2007 0.17699115044248
2008 0.20411985018727
2009 0.21170395869191
2010 0.15529753265602
2011 0.13306451612903
2012 0.15503875968992
2013 0.125
2014 0.17561683599419
2015 0.16237942122186

Compare Purdy Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,677.6% 16.8:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.2%
 
State Average 47.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 622 17.2:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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