Purnell at a Glance

School History

Year Founded: 1963
Founders: Carroll A. Boynton, Lyttleton B. P. Gould, Mary (Sis) Krech Gould, Ward L. Johnson, Jr., and Ethel G. Stringfellow
Number of Alumnae: 1,375

Type

All girls boarding and day school
5-and 7-day boarding program
Grades 9-12 and post-graduate year

Leadership Information

 

Robert B. Cunningham
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, B.S. Education
Teachers College, Columbia University,
M.A. School Leadership
Ed. M. Learning Disabilities

Anne M. Glass
B.A. Wellesley College
Ed.M. Teachers College, Columbia University

aglass@purnell.org

(908) 439-4100

 

Learning Support

1:1 support for Reading and Writing
1:1 support for Math & Science
1:1 Executive Functioning Coaching

Educational Psychologist
Clyde Beverly III
cbeverly@purnell.org

School Counselor
Lindsey Skerker
lskerker@purnell.org

 

Faculty and Staff

Student/Faculty Ratio: 4:1

Accreditation

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools

 

Why Purnell?

Read more about The Purnell Difference.

Our Founding Guidelines

  • Consideration of Others
  • Truthfulness in all Relations
  • Use of Common Sense

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