Samson Middle School

  • Samson Middle School serves 158 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Samson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Samson Middle School's student population of 158 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students158 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Samson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Samson Middle School is 0.44, 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#881 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
12%
33%
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White
73%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.440.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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
    0.0 miles
    209 N Broad St
    Samson, AL 36477
    (334) 898-2371
    0.0 9-12 214
  • Samson Samson Elementary School
    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
    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
    10.8 miles
    800 W Meadow Ave
    Geneva, AL 36340
    (334) 684-2294
    10.8 K-5 608
  • Geneva Geneva High School
    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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