Phillipsburg High School

1 Stateliner Blvd.
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Phillipsburg High School serves 1,663 students in grades 9-12.
Phillipsburg High 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 34% (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 55% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Phillipsburg High School's student population of 1,663 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,663 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
125 teachers
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School Rankings

Phillipsburg High 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 Phillipsburg High School is 0.53, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1450 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
15%
29%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
66%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
92%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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: 9-12
  • Students: 1,663 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Btm 50% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Btm 50%)

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