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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


Pre-Registration for ALL students

Monday, March 12, 2018 students will receive a pre-registration letter to apply for enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year. Please complete the required form and return to school no later than March 21, 2018.

FSA Testing Dates for Grades 3-5

FSA TESTING SCHEDULE: Here is a list of our testing dates for grades 3-5. Please make sure students get to bed early, eat a good breakfast, arrive on time, and hear a lot of positive words from home!

3rd Grade Students:
April 10th and 11th – ELA
May 1st and 2nd- Math

4th Grade Students:
March 6th- Writing
April 16th thru 17th- ELA
May 9th & 10th – Math

5th Grade Students
March 6th- Writing
April 18th & 19th -ELA
May 1st and 2nd- -Science
May 7th & 8th- -Math


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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.