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Purnell School

Call: 908-439-2154
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Purnell School

At a glance

Location Pottersville, NJ
USA
Tuition $73,400
Grades 9-12 PG Students Receiving Aid 22
Student Body Girls Total Aid Awarded -
Student/Faculty Ratio - Endowment -
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate N/R

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 60

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 8

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 17*
Average SAT Score (Math) N/R
Average SAT Score (Verbal) N/R
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs -
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Central New Jersey
Program Emphasis 5-Day Boarding School
Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
Learning Differences
Small Boarding School
All Grades 9-12 PG
Boarding Grades 9-12 PG
Grade Divisions Post Graduate
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Girls
Established 1963
Dress Code Uniform
School Setting Other(Urban fringe of large city)
Campus Size (Acres) 60
Head of School Anne M. Glass, Ed.M.

History

Purnell School transforms the lives of young women who thrive in a smaller, nurturing school and those with learning differences. For girls who learn differently, think “out of the box,” or have attention or executive functioning challenges, we are a haven of enrichment and equity of educational opportunities. For girls with school and/or home-based learning challenges who flourish in a small learning environment, we offer a student-centered academic program that provides experiences of success and builds girls’ confidence. Here, we enable each girl to be herself — to explore her passions, discover her strengths, and find the confidence to succeed in the world beyond Purnell.

Academics

Full Time Faculty 30
Average Class Size 8
Special Academic Support Programs
ADD/ADHD
ESL
Learning Differences
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
Art
Art History
Biology
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Choir
Dance
Drama
Electives
English
Equestrian Sports
Film
French
Geometry
History
Music
Other (Women In Finance)
Photography
Physics
Pre-calculus
Science
Spanish
Studio Art
Study Skills
Trigonometry
World History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 60
Boarding Students 50
Day Students 10
International
China
Jamaica
Mexico
Other (Bermuda)
United States
Arkansas
California
Connecticut
Florida
Illinois
Louisiana
Maryland
Massachusetts
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Virginia
Majority of students come from Northeast
% of Students of Color 30%
% of International Students 20%

Admission

E-mail info@purnell.org
Web Address www.purnell.org
Director of Admission Kate Davis
Admission Application Apply to Purnell School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 50
Application Deadline(s) Rolling
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 22
Admission Tests Accepted
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $53,800
Boarding Student Tuition $73,400
International Student Tuition $74,935

College Placement Office

Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
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% of Graduates Who Attend College 95%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
basketball
equestrian
other (outdoor fitness)
soccer
Recreational Sports
dance
other (circuit training)
tennis
yoga
Extra-Curricular Activities
Art Club
Choir
Community Service Program
Dance Club
Dorm Proctors
Drama Club
Recycling Club
Student Government
Yearbook

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Phone 908-439-2154
Address 51 Pottersville Rd, PO Box 500 - Pottersville, NJ 07979 USA
Website www.purnell.org 
Email info@purnell.org 
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