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
Wellesley College, B.A. Economics
Teachers College, Columbia University,

Ed. M. Reading & Learning Disabilities

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

 

School Counselor
Educational Psychologist

 

 

Faculty and Staff

Number of Faculty and Staff: 40
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
  • Use of Common Sense
  • Truthfulness in all Relations

Memberships