Phillipsburg High School

5/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
18
Grades
9-12
Students
1,631
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


English
47%
State avg: 39%
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Algebra I
20%
State avg: 36%
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Geometry
16%
State avg: 22%
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3/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
88%
State avg: 90%
ACT participation rate
5%
State avg:
AP course participation
12%
State avg: 16%
Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
73%
Hispanic
11%
Black
11%
Asian
4%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
258 :1
State avg: 419 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
5%
State avg: 11%
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Neighborhood
200 Hillcrest Blvd
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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