209 N Broad St
Samson, AL 36477
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Samson High School serves 183 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 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 183 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Samson High School's student population of 183 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
183 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 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 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
14%
9%
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Black
9%
32%
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White
77%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
91%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day for Students
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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5   9/26/2007
love this school
- Posted by Student/Alumni - kavia

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 183 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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