Phillipsburg Middle School

Tel: (908)454-5577
Grades: 6-8

578 students

Phillipsburg Middle School serves 578 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Phillipsburg Middle School operates within the Phillipsburg School District.

Overview

The student population of 578 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 39% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 578 students
Phillipsburg Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Phillipsburg Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Phillipsburg Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Phillipsburg Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
9%
Phillipsburg Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
15%
23%
Phillipsburg Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
17%
17%
Phillipsburg Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
64%
51%
Phillipsburg Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Phillipsburg Middle School Sch Ethnicity Phillipsburg Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.66
Phillipsburg Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
29%
Phillipsburg Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Phillipsburg Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,716 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Phillipsburg School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 3,716 919
District Total Revenue $65 MM $20 MM
Phillipsburg School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $65 MM $19 MM
Phillipsburg School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,050 $20,414
Phillipsburg School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,043 $19,395
Phillipsburg School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Phillipsburg High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lopatcong Township Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Andover Morris Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Phillipsburg Phillipsburg Early Child Elementary School
    459 Center St
    Phillipsburg , NJ , 08865
    (908)213-2700
    0.4  mi  |  464  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Phillipsburg Andover Morris Elementary School
    712 South Main St
    Phillipsburg , NJ , 08865
    (908)213-2476
    0.5  mi  |  254  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Phillipsburg Barber Elementary School
    50 Sargent St
    Phillipsburg , NJ , 08865
    (908)213-2560
    0.6  mi  |  220  students  |  Gr.  1-2
  • Phillipsburg Freeman Elementary School
    120 Fillmore St
    Phillipsburg , NJ , 08865
    (908)454-2263
    0.7  mi  |  223  students  |  Gr.  1-2
  • Phillipsburg Green Street Elementary School
    1000 Green St
    Phillipsburg , NJ , 08865
    (908)213-2585
    0.9  mi  |  298  students  |  Gr.  3-5

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