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 7 public preschools serving 2,864 students in Sampson County Schools School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public pre schools in North Carolina.
Public Preschools in Sampson County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the North Carolina public pre school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the North Carolina public preschool average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
18 Schools
976 Schools
# Students
7,834 Students
449,714 Students
# Teachers
521 Teachers
32,939 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
0.72
# American Indian Students
73 Students
6,715 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
20 Students
16,990 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
3,375 Students
98,653 Students
% Hispanic Students
43%
22%
# Black Students
1,367 Students
113,088 Students
% Black Students
17%
25%
# White Students
2,711 Students
188,648 Students
% White Students
35%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
659 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
297 Students
24,961 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
172
21,054
# Students in K Grade:
631
72,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
597
69,634
# Students in 2nd Grade:
575
71,332
# Students in 3rd Grade:
562
68,518
# Students in 4th Grade:
582
67,887
# Students in 5th Grade:
591
65,758
# Students in 6th Grade:
601
4,881
# Students in 7th Grade:
580
3,622
# Students in 8th Grade:
622
3,587
# Students in 9th Grade:
718
226
# Students in 10th Grade:
616
242
# Students in 11th Grade:
542
194
# Students in 12th Grade:
445
379
# 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 Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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

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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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