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Purchase Line School District


Purchase Line School District is located close to the center of Pennsylvania. Purchase Line School District has 145.22 square miles of land area and 0.42 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Purchase Line School District population is 7,124. Purchase Line School District median household income is $40,893 in 2010-2014. Purchase Line School District median house value is $78,500 in 2010-2014. On average, Purchase Line School District is close to the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (190 out of 496, top 38%)
Elementary/Middle School: (432 out of 498, bottom 13%)*
Rank: #315
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Kindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:2
Population7,124 (2010-2014), rank #429
Population Growth-3.92% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:48.92/sq mi, rank #454
Median Household Income:$40,893 at 2010-2014—15.03% increase since 2005-2009, rank #425
Median House Price:$78,500 at 2010-2014—22.46% increase since 2005-2009, rank #454
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:145.22 sq mi, rank #89
Water Area:0.42 sq mi (0.29%), rank #268
County:Indiana County, Clearfield County
City:Marion Center, Hillsdale, Cherry Tree, Glen Campbell, Arcadia, Gipsy, Clymer, Commodore, Dixonville, Starford, Northern Cambria, Alverda, Dicksonville, New Washington, Newburg, Mahaffey, Burnside, Punxsutawney
Zip:15759, 15746, 15724, 15742, 15712, 15741, 15728, 15729, 15734, 15777, 15714, 15710, 15757, 15753, 15721, 15767
Area:Indiana, PA;DuBois, PA
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Purchase Line School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

16559 Route 286 Hwy East
Commodore PA, 15729, Indiana County
Phone: 724-254-4312

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:9789781,0141,0351,0601,0951,119
English Language Learner Students:0620000
Total Teachers:70.1374.9580.9284.5087.5088.5062.90
Total Other Staff:76.4183.1584.6886.1088.1090.50118.70
Instructional Aides:15.0013.0013.0015.0016.0016.0019.00
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:NA1.
Total Guidance Counselors:3.913.893.
Elementary Guidance Counselors:1.911.891.
Secondary Guidance Counselors:
Other Guidance Counselors:NANANANANANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:0.000.661.081.501.501.500.80
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:2.002.602.603.
District Administrative Support:
School Administrators:2.502.503.503.
School Administrative Support:
Student Support Services:NA0.501.502.502.502.9030.40
Other Support Services:39.0042.0042.0040.0041.0042.0041.50
Student-Teacher Ratio:13.9513.0512.5312.2512.1112.3717.79


Purchase Line Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 6   16957 Route 286 Hwy East, Commodore PA 15729
Purchase Line JshsGrade 7 to Grade 12   16559 Route 286 Hwy East, Commodore PA 15729

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2003Math11th Grade% met std34.9%49.1%
2004Math11th Grade% met std41.6%49.1%
2005Math11th Grade% met std47.9%50.9%
2006Math11th Grade% met std49.5%52%
2007Math11th Grade% met std53.6%53.7%
2008Math11th Grade% met std54.8%55.9%
2009Math11th Grade% met std65%55.6%
2010Math11th Grade% met std71.6%59.6%
2011Math11th Grade% met std70.1%60.3%
2012Math11th Grade% met std66.3%60%
2003Reading11th Grade% met std49.6%59.2%
2004Reading11th Grade% met std61.8%60.8%
2005Reading11th Grade% met std63.9%65%
2006Reading11th Grade% met std70.1%65.1%
2007Reading11th Grade% met std69.6%65.4%
2008Reading11th Grade% met std66.7%64.7%
2009Reading11th Grade% met std68.9%65.2%
2010Reading11th Grade% met std67.4%67.2%
2011Reading11th Grade% met std77.2%69.1%
2012Reading11th Grade% met std61.1%67.8%
2008Science11th Grade% met std47.5%35.7%
2009Science11th Grade% met std52.6%39.7%
2010Science11th Grade% met std44.5%39.8%
2011Science11th Grade% met std48.5%40.8%
2012Science11th Grade% met std57.9%41.8%
2005Writing11th Grade% met std75.8%69%
2006Writing11th Grade% met std91.9%85.6%
2007Writing11th Grade% met std92.6%87.9%
2008Writing11th Grade% met std86.7%85.8%
2009Writing11th Grade% met std85.9%82.7%
2010Writing11th Grade% met std87.9%80.7%
2011Writing11th Grade% met std89.4%84.7%
2012Writing11th Grade% met std85.5%82.9%
2005Math3rd Grade% met std79%81%
2006Math3rd Grade% met std79%83%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std73%78.5%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std77.6%80.5%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std80.4%81.7%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std79.7%84.5%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std87.3%83.5%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std65.1%80%
2005Reading3rd Grade% met std68%68%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std74%69%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std78.8%72.8%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std67.1%76.8%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std78.2%77%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std73.9%75.2%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std82.2%77.2%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std73.1%74.1%
2006Math4th Grade% met std64.5%77.2%
2007Math4th Grade% met std78.2%78%
2008Math4th Grade% met std72.7%79.6%
2009Math4th Grade% met std67.9%81.8%
2010Math4th Grade% met std87.5%84.9%
2011Math4th Grade% met std84.7%85.2%
2012Math4th Grade% met std84.7%82.6%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std65.4%68.1%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std71.8%70.1%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std72.8%70.1%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std61.5%72.6%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std77%72.9%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std67.6%73.3%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std76.7%72.1%
2008Science4th Grade% met std85.7%81.5%
2009Science4th Grade% met std79.3%83.4%
2010Science4th Grade% met std92.3%81.4%
2011Science4th Grade% met std93.2%82.9%
2012Science4th Grade% met std93.6%82.3%
2003Math5th Grade% met std68.2%56.3%
2004Math5th Grade% met std57.9%61.8%
2005Math5th Grade% met std80%69%
2006Math5th Grade% met std67%66.9%
2007Math5th Grade% met std72.9%71%
2008Math5th Grade% met std69.8%73.2%
2009Math5th Grade% met std65.3%73.5%
2010Math5th Grade% met std45.2%74.4%
2011Math5th Grade% met std73.4%76.3%
2012Math5th Grade% met std65.7%73.3%
2003Reading5th Grade% met std66%58%
2004Reading5th Grade% met std64.5%62.7%
2005Reading5th Grade% met std74.6%64.2%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std64.9%60.6%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std54.1%60%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std60.3%61.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std61.6%64.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std50.6%64.1%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std60.6%67.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std49.2%65%
2006Writing5th Grade% met std61.5%54.1%
2007Writing5th Grade% met std59.3%57.3%
2008Writing5th Grade% met std49.3%57.3%
2009Writing5th Grade% met std57.1%58.1%
2010Writing5th Grade% met std35.1%61.8%
2011Writing5th Grade% met std35.2%67.1%
2012Writing5th Grade% met std26.6%64.2%
2006Math6th Grade% met std71.5%68%
2007Math6th Grade% met std60%69.6%
2008Math6th Grade% met std57.1%72.3%
2009Math6th Grade% met std66.6%75.7%
2010Math6th Grade% met std75%78%
2011Math6th Grade% met std50%78.8%
2012Math6th Grade% met std66.3%77.2%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std70.2%65.9%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std60%63.5%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std57.1%66.9%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std65.3%67.6%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std65.9%68.8%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std55.2%69.9%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std55.7%68.5%
2006Math7th Grade% met std61.3%66.5%
2007Math7th Grade% met std65.8%67.2%
2008Math7th Grade% met std64.1%70.6%
2009Math7th Grade% met std72.7%75.3%
2010Math7th Grade% met std71.6%77.9%
2011Math7th Grade% met std80.1%78.6%
2012Math7th Grade% met std64.7%80.1%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std62.4%68.1%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std68.4%66.8%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std60.8%70%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std66.3%71.4%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std68.7%73.5%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std67.6%76%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std55.3%76%
2003Math8th Grade% met std45%51.3%
2004Math8th Grade% met std54.9%57.9%
2005Math8th Grade% met std54.2%62.9%
2006Math8th Grade% met std62.4%62.2%
2007Math8th Grade% met std58.4%67.9%
2008Math8th Grade% met std72%70.4%
2009Math8th Grade% met std72%71.3%
2010Math8th Grade% met std76.2%75.2%
2011Math8th Grade% met std65%76.9%
2012Math8th Grade% met std69.7%76.4%
2003Reading8th Grade% met std64.2%63.4%
2004Reading8th Grade% met std69.5%68.9%
2005Reading8th Grade% met std66.7%64.1%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std72%70.6%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std71.9%75%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std73.3%78.3%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std75.5%80.5%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std73.3%81.9%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std68.3%81.8%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std71.4%79.8%
2008Science8th Grade% met std76.4%52.7%
2009Science8th Grade% met std69.4%54.8%
2010Science8th Grade% met std68.2%57.2%
2011Science8th Grade% met std61.5%58.3%
2012Science8th Grade% met std73.1%59.7%
2006Writing8th Grade% met std66.6%66.1%
2007Writing8th Grade% met std72.8%71.8%
2008Writing8th Grade% met std68.9%69.1%
2009Writing8th Grade% met std55.1%71.2%
2010Writing8th Grade% met std69.4%75.2%
2011Writing8th Grade% met std46.3%73.1%
2012Writing8th Grade% met std68.8%72.7%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$17,976,000$17,728 $18,371,000$17,750 $17,695,000$16,693 
Total Expenditures:$22,165,000$21,859 $19,654,000$18,989 $16,923,000$15,965 
Total Current Expenditures:$15,421,000$15,208 $15,706,000$15,175 $15,495,000$14,618 
Instructional Expenditures:$8,257,000$8,14353.5%$8,409,000$8,12553.5%$8,295,000$7,82553.5%
Student and Staff Support:$1,695,000$1,67211.0%$1,884,000$1,82012.0%$1,837,000$1,73311.9%
Operations, Food, Other:$3,691,000$3,64023.9%$3,677,000$3,55323.4%$3,588,000$3,38523.2%
Total Capital Outlay:$5,675,000$5,597 $3,032,000$2,929 $523,000$493 
Construction:$5,339,000$5,265 $2,652,000$2,562 $248,000$234 
Total Other:$30,000$30 $50,000$48 $43,000$41 
Interest on Debt:$545,000$537 $345,000$333 $250,000$236 
Total Salary:$7,721,000$7,614 $7,876,000$7,610 $8,085,000$7,627 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$5,309,000$5,23668.8%$5,391,000$5,20968.4%$5,604,000$5,28769.3%
Other Salary:$2,412,000$2,37931.2%$2,485,000$2,40131.6%$2,481,000$2,34130.7%
Total Benefit:$3,957,000$3,902 $3,805,000$3,676 $3,670,000$3,462 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$2,356,000$2,32359.5%$2,273,000$2,19659.7%$2,158,000$2,03658.8%
Other Benefit:$1,601,000$1,57940.5%$1,532,000$1,48040.3%$1,512,000$1,42641.2%

* Purchase Line School District was rated 2.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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