Phillipsburg school information

IndexPhillipsburgNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores42%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools121,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Phillipsburg, NJ educational system consists of 12 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Phillipsburg public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 2% lower than than the New Jersey average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Phillipsburg public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.2% have completed high school, 17.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Phillipsburg are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Phillipsburg.
  • 78.4% of people in Phillipsburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.2% of people in Phillipsburg have completed high school.
  • 17.4% of people in Phillipsburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Phillipsburg

IndexPhillipsburgNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade78.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school74.2%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college40.1%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.4%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Phillipsburg (high school & post-secondary)

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Phillipsburg, NJ14,57042%14%

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Source: The Phillipsburg, NJ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.