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Purnell School

Back in February, we announced that Purnell's Board of Trustees made the difficult decision
to close the school at the end of the academic year due to ongoing challenges related to
enrollment and financial sustainability. We chose to act while we were in a position to ensure a
thoughtful and carefully managed transition for our students as well as for our faculty and staff,
which has been our focus for the past four months.

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Boarding and day school will cease operations at the end of the academic year

Purnell School, the only college preparatory boarding and day school for motivated girls who learn differently, today announced it will cease operations on June 30, 2021, at the end of the current academic year. The board of trustees of the independent, not-for-profit private school, which played an important role in the lives of many young women over its 57-year history, made the difficult decision based on challenges related to the competitive landscape.

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