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Purchase Line El Sch (leave a review)
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+1 (724) 254-4312

16957 Route 286 Hwy E

Commodore, Pennsylvania


About Purchase Line El Sch
Kindergarten - 6th Grade

Purchase Line El Sch is one of 2 schools in the Purchase Line SD district of Pennsylvania.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 461 students from Kindergarten to 6th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

An average teaching salary at Purchase Line El Sch is $58,651, which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of $64,738.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Purchase Line El Sch 461$11,66414$58,6510.05
Purchase Line JSHS (0.32 miles) 425$13,47812$68,5520.03
Penns Manor Area JSHS (6.82 miles) 492$3,47216$64,1880.05
Penns Manor Area El Sch (6.82 miles) 404$2,22814$63,0810.01
W.A. McCreery El Sch (7.8 miles) 435$14,59614$76,1540.04
Marion Center Area JR/SR HS (7.8 miles) 659$13,12914$70,2640.02

Purchase Line El Sch

Number of pupils461
Funding per pupil$11,664
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$58,651
Diversity index0.05

Purchase Line JSHS (0.32 miles)

Number of pupils425
Funding per pupil$13,478
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$68,552
Diversity index0.03

Penns Manor Area JSHS (6.82 miles)

Number of pupils492
Funding per pupil$3,472
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$64,188
Diversity index0.05

Penns Manor Area El Sch (6.82 miles)

Number of pupils404
Funding per pupil$2,228
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$63,081
Diversity index0.01

W.A. McCreery El Sch (7.8 miles)

Number of pupils435
Funding per pupil$14,596
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$76,154
Diversity index0.04

Marion Center Area JR/SR HS (7.8 miles)

Number of pupils659
Funding per pupil$13,129
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$70,264
Diversity index0.02
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Rankings within Pennsylvania
There are 3,078 schools in Pennsylvania. Rankings don't always go up to 3,078 because some schools have missing data.
1622ndlargest school
1447thhighest number of FTE teachers
1195thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1915thhighest average teaching salary
809thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
94thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2741sthighest diversity index
1003rdhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2.5 hours

1st Grade - 6th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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