Phillipsburg Elementary School

525 Warren Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Phillipsburg Elementary School serves 582 students in grades 3-5.
Phillipsburg Elementary 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Phillipsburg Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Phillipsburg Elementary School's student population of 582 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

Phillipsburg Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Phillipsburg Elementary School is 0.71, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1845 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
25%
32%
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Black
22%
15%
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White
42%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Phillipsburg Elementary School's ranking?
Phillipsburg Elementary School is ranked #1845 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Phillipsburg Elementary School often compared to?
Phillipsburg Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Alpha Borough School, Pohatcong Township School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Phillipsburg Elementary School?
582 students attend Phillipsburg Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Phillipsburg Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Phillipsburg Elementary School?
Phillipsburg Elementary School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Phillipsburg Elementary School offer ?
Phillipsburg Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Phillipsburg Elementary School part of?
Phillipsburg Elementary School is part of Phillipsburg School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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