Samson Elementary School

  • Samson Elementary School serves 329 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Samson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Samson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Samson Elementary School's student population of 329 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Samson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Samson Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#565 out of 1263 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
13%
8%
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Black
9%
33%
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White
74%
55%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.430.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGeneva County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Samson Samson High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 214 students
    0.5 miles
    209 N Broad St
    Samson, AL 36477
    (334)898-2371
    0.5 9-12 214
  • Samson Samson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 158 students
    0.5 miles
    209 N Broad St
    Samson, AL 36477
    (334)898-2371
    0.5 6-8 158
  • Kinston Kinston School
    Grades: PK-12 | 531 students
    10.1 miles
    201 College Street
    Kinston, AL 36453
    (334)565-3016
    10.1 PK-12 531
  • Geneva Mulkey Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 608 students
    10.7 miles
    800 W Meadow Ave
    Geneva, AL 36340
    (334)684-2294
    10.7 K-5 608
  • Geneva Geneva High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 334 students
    11.3 miles
    505 Panther Dr
    Geneva, AL 36340
    (334)684-9379
    11.3 9-12 334

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