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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, Monday, August 12th Start Time: 7:45 End Time: 2:45

Orientation: Thursday, August 8th – 4:00-6:00 pm.

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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.