Samson High School

  • Samson High School serves 241 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Samson High School's student population of 241 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students241 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Samson High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Samson High School is 0.37, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1015 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
8%
7%
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Black
14%
33%
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White
78%
55%
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Diversity Score0.370.34
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGeneva County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Samson Samson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 143 students
    0.0 miles
    209 N Broad St
    Samson, AL 36477
    (334)898-1317
    0.0 6-8 143
  • Samson Samson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
    0.5 miles
    823 North State Hwy 87
    Samson, AL 36477
    (334)898-7439
    0.5 PK-5 320
  • Kinston Kinston School
    Grades: PK-12 | 532 students
    10.1 miles
    201 College Street
    Kinston, AL 36453
    (334)565-3016
    10.1 PK-12 532
  • Geneva Mulkey Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 640 students
    10.8 miles
    800 W Meadow Ave
    Geneva, AL 36340
    (334)684-2294
    10.8 K-5 640
  • Geneva Geneva High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 336 students
    11.4 miles
    505 Panther Dr
    Geneva, AL 36340
    (334)684-9379
    11.4 9-12 336

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