Sampson County Schools School District

437 Rowan Rd
Clinton, NC 28328
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Sampson County Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 18 public schools serving 7,834 students in Sampson County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Sampson County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
18 Schools
2,752 Schools
# Students
7,834 Students
1,524,291 Students
# Teachers
521 Teachers
100,983 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Sampson County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 325 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#169 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sampson County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
53%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sampson County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
46%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sampson County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
79%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sampson County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.67
0.70
# American Indian Students
73 Students
17,561 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
20 Students
58,380 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
3,375 Students
302,316 Students
% Hispanic Students
43%
20%
# Black Students
1,367 Students
380,019 Students
% Black Students
17%
25%
# White Students
2,711 Students
684,977 Students
% White Students
35%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
2,197 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
297 Students
79,811 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
172
21,304
# Students in K Grade:
631
112,495
# Students in 1st Grade:
597
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
575
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
562
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
582
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
591
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
601
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
580
121,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
622
123,350
# Students in 9th Grade:
718
142,947
# Students in 10th Grade:
616
119,163
# Students in 11th Grade:
542
110,398
# Students in 12th Grade:
445
97,258
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,830 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,501 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$93 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sampson County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$90 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Sampson County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$11,830
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sampson County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$11,501
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sampson County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Sampson County Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sampson Early College High School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1801 Sunset Ave
Clinton, NC 28329
(910) 900-4046
Grades: 9-13
| 221 students
Rank: #22.
Midway High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15274 Spiveys Corner Highway
Newton Grove, NC 28366
(910) 567-6664
Grades: 9-12
| 736 students
Rank: #33.
Plain View Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4140 Plain View Hwy
Dunn, NC 28334
(910) 891-4354
Grades: PK-5
| 371 students
Rank: #44.
Midway Middle School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1115 Roberts Grove Road
Dunn, NC 28334
(910) 567-5879
Grades: 6-8
| 551 students
Rank: #55.
Union Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10400 Taylors Bridge Hwy
Clinton, NC 28328
(910) 532-2104
Grades: PK-2
| 452 students
Rank: #66.
Clement Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3220 Maxwell Rd
Autryville, NC 28318
(910) 567-2112
Grades: PK-5
| 328 students
Rank: #77.
Hobbton Elementary School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12361 Hobbton Hwy
Newton Grove, NC 28366
(910) 594-0392
Grades: K-5
| 453 students
Rank: #88.
Hargrove Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7725 Faison Hwy
Faison, NC 28341
(910) 533-3444
Grades: PK-5
| 353 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Hobbton High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12201 Hobbton Hwy
Newton Grove, NC 28366
(910) 594-0242
Grades: 9-12
| 471 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Lakewood High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
245 Lakewood School Rd
Salemburg, NC 28385
(910) 525-5171
Grades: 9-12
| 456 students
Rank: #1111.
Roseboro Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
180 Butler Island Road
Roseboro, NC 28382
(910) 525-4538
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
Rank: #1212.
Salemburg Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
404 E. College Street
Salemburg, NC 28385
(910) 525-5547
Grades: PK-5
| 452 students
Rank: #1313.
Midway Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15375 Spiveys Corner Highway
Dunn, NC 28334
(910) 567-2244
Grades: PK-5
| 508 students
Rank: #1414.
Hobbton Middle School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
12081 Hobbton Hwy
Newton Grove, NC 28366
(910) 594-1420
Grades: 6-8
| 416 students
Rank: #1515.
Union High School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1189 Kader Merritt Road
Rose Hill, NC 28458
(910) 532-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 437 students
Rank: #1616.
Union Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
455 River Road
Clinton, NC 28328
(910) 592-4547
Grades: 6-8
| 432 students
Rank: #1717.
Union Intermediate
(Math: 47% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1190 Edmond Matthis Road
Clinton, NC 28328
(910) 592-2287
Grades: 3-5
| 393 students
Rank: #1818.
Roseboro-salemburg Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
305 West Pleasant Street
Roseboro, NC 28382
(910) 525-4764
Grades: 6-8
| 404 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Sampson County Schools School District?
Sampson County Schools School District manages 18 public schools serving 7,834 students.
What is the rank of Sampson County Schools School District?
Sampson County Schools School District is ranked #168 out of 325 school districts in North Carolina (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of North Carolina school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Sampson County Schools School District?
43% of Sampson County Schools School District students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 17% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Sampson County Schools School District?
Sampson County Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the North Carolina state average of 15:1.
What is Sampson County Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,501 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

Recent Articles

Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Learn about how your child's public school may be the best source of after school and vacation day care.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 18 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 7,834 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : 79% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Quick Links