New Jersey school districts, charter schools and renaissance school projects are required by statute (N.J.S.A. 18A: 7C-6.6) to annually notify parents or guardians by October 1 of any statewide student assessment or commercially developed standardized assessment that will be administered over the course of the school
Academic achievement in all curricular programs is emphasized, and accelerated students are recognized by placement in advanced courses. Student recognition programs include honor and high honor rolls, Student of the Month selection through faculty committee, and membership in the National Junior Honor Society. This year the creation of a Liner P.R.I.D.E. Society for students as a positive reward system for exhibiting the traits of positive, respectful, involved, determined and excellent. Our daily schedule has allowed us the opportunity to create a 25 minute period each day known as Liner Pride Period. This period is designed to specifically target academic initiatives or online educational programs in the areas of language arts and mathematics for future academic success.
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.