Alpha Borough School

817 North Boulevard
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Alpha Borough School serves 208 students in grades Kindergarten-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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Alpha Borough School's student population of 208 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students208 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Alpha Borough School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alpha Borough School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1374 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
16%
29%
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Black
6%
15%
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White
74%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.430.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlpha Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alpha Borough School is Phillipsburg High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pohatcong Township School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phillipsburg Pohatcong Township School Math: 39% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 316 students
    0.8 miles
    240 Rte 519
    Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
    (908) 859-8155
    0.8 PK-8 316
  • Phillipsburg Phillipsburg Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 660 students
    1.3 miles
    525 Warren Street
    Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
    (908) 454-3400
    1.3 3-5 660
  • Phillipsburg Phillipsburg Early Childhood Learning Center
    Grades: PK-1 | 455 students
    1.8 miles
    459 Center Street
    Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
    (908) 213-2700
    1.8 PK-1 455
  • Phillipsburg Phillipsburg Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 645 students
    2.0 miles
    200 Hillcrest Blvd.
    Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
    (908) 454-3400
    2 6-8 645
  • Stewartsville Greenwich School Math: 62% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 444 students
    2.2 miles
    101 Wyndham Farm Boulevard
    Stewartsville, NJ 08886
    (908) 859-2022
    2.2 PK-5 444

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