817 North Boulevard
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Alpha Borough School serves 184 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Alpha Borough School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 184 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Alpha Borough School's student population of 184 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
184 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Alpha Borough School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alpha Borough School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1526 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
18%
31%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
69%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 184 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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