Purcell school information

Average Test Scores76%67%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:122:116:1
Total public schools41,34679,221
Total private schools115924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1787,963
The Purcell, OK educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Purcell public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 12% higher than than the Oklahoma average and 53% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Purcell public schools is 17:1, compared to 22:1 in Oklahoma and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.1% have completed high school, 16.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Purcell are 53% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Purcell.
  • 75.7% of people in Purcell have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.1% of people in Purcell have completed high school.
  • 16.0% of people in Purcell have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Purcell

Completed 8th grade75.7%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school73.1%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.7%55.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.6%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.0%24.5%30.3%
Completed masters2.7%8.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Purcell (high school & post-secondary)

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Washington, OK67777%56%
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Dibble, OK97769%40%
Purcell, OK6,34976%53%

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Purcell, OK6,34976%53%
Source: The Purcell, OK education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.