Philipsburg Primary School

1000 Green Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Philipsburg Primary School serves 425 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% 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

Philipsburg Primary School's student population of 425 students has grown by 81% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 70% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
Total Students
425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Philipsburg Primary School is 0.67, 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 Data
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State Level (NJ)
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
23%
29%
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Black
17%
15%
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White
50%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Students: 425 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 20% in NJ)

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