Phillipsburg Primary School is located at 1000 Green Street, Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Most students attending PPS are bussed to school. The school day officially begins at 8:40 AM and ends at 3:00 PM. Upon arrival students are provided breakfast in the classroom followed by a Morning Meeting. Academically each day, students receive 120 minutes of Literacy, 90 minutes -of Mathematics, 30 minutes of Science, Social Studies, or World Language, 15 minutes of recess and 55 minutes of one of the following: art, library, physical education, music and Health. A 30 minute Response to Intervention (RTI) period, is provided during the day, to assist struggling students.
According to New Jersey Education Statute 18A:37-15, "School districts shall adopt a policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation or bullying on school property, at a school-sponsored function, or on a school bus."
The Phillipsburg School District, a proud and diverse learning community with a strong sense of tradition, ensures all students are afforded a safe, nurturing, and secure environment, while providing them with opportunities to be engaged in a rigorous and enriching program of study designed to prepare them for college and career. Mastery of the New Jersey Student Learning Standards empowers our graduates to become effective, lifelong learners and contributing members of their communities, representing the ideals of the Stateliner family.