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 5 public high schools serving 2,321 students in Sampson County Schools School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public high schools in North Carolina.
Public High Schools in Sampson County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 76% (versus the North Carolina public high school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 58% statewide average).
Public High School in Sampson County School School District have a Graduation Rate of 79%, which is less than the North Carolina average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Sampson Early College High School, with ≥90% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in North Carolina or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the North Carolina public high school average of 53% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
18 Schools
738 Schools
# Students
7,834 Students
539,647 Students
# Teachers
521 Teachers
32,877 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
0.68
# American Indian Students
73 Students
5,866 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
20 Students
18,660 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
3,375 Students
100,068 Students
% Hispanic Students
43%
19%
# Black Students
1,367 Students
133,085 Students
% Black Students
17%
25%
# White Students
2,711 Students
256,757 Students
% White Students
35%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
713 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
297 Students
26,206 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
172
543
# Students in K Grade:
631
5,886
# Students in 1st Grade:
597
5,830
# Students in 2nd Grade:
575
6,059
# Students in 3rd Grade:
562
6,186
# Students in 4th Grade:
582
6,315
# Students in 5th Grade:
591
6,848
# Students in 6th Grade:
601
10,258
# Students in 7th Grade:
580
11,024
# Students in 8th Grade:
622
10,933
# Students in 9th Grade:
718
142,946
# 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 High 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: #3 - 43. - 4.
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: #3 - 43. - 4.
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: #55.
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

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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

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