Samson High School

209 N Broad St
Samson, AL 36477
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 (1 review)
Samson High School serves 214 students in grades 9-12.
Samson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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Samson High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Samson High School's student population of 214 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students214 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Rankings

Samson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Samson High School is 0.40, 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 Testing Rank
#635 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
15%
33%
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White
76%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.400.59
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
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

The nearest high school to Samson High School is Kinston School (10.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Samson Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Samson Samson Middle School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 158 students
    0.0 miles
    209 N Broad St
    Samson, AL 36477
    (334) 898-2371
    0 6-8 158
  • Samson Samson Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    0.5 miles
    823 North State Hwy 87
    Samson, AL 36477
    (334) 898-7439
    0.5 PK-5 329
  • Kinston Kinston School Math: 56% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    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
    Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 608 students
    10.8 miles
    800 W Meadow Ave
    Geneva, AL 36340
    (334) 684-2294
    10.8 K-5 608
  • Geneva Geneva High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 334 students
    11.4 miles
    505 Panther Dr
    Geneva, AL 36340
    (334) 684-9379
    11.4 9-12 334

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