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Our Mission

The mission of Purcell Elementary School is to provide engaging rigorous curriculum using consistent school-wide strategies for all students. We have high expectations for academic and social achievement in order for students to become life-long learners and world scholars.

Purcell Expectations:

Purcell Panthers are problem-solvers, who use tolerance, respect and responsibility to become life-long learners.

Use Tolerance

First Day of School -Thursday, August 10, 2017

School begins at 7:45 a.m.

Orientation Times

Purcell’s orientation will be held from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Please meet in the gym for class assignments and general information before going to the classrooms.



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  • Here are our winners from the Evelyn Bryant cultural festival. Congratulations! We also took home the first place trophy!

Mission of PCSB

The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to ensure rigorous, relevant learning experiences that result in high achievement for our students.