Sampson Middle School

  • Sampson Middle School serves 661 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Sampson Middle School's student population of 661 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students661 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sampson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sampson Middle School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1366 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
17%
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Black
34%
26%
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White
28%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sampson Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.730.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sampson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClinton City s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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