Samson school information

IndexSamsonAlabamaNational
Average Test Scores37%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools31,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Samson, AL educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Samson public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 1% lower than than the Alabama average and 25% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Samson public schools is 13:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 64.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 60.9% have completed high school, 8.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Samson are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Samson.
  • 64.0% of people in Samson have completed 8th grade.
  • 60.9% of people in Samson have completed high school.
  • 8.7% of people in Samson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Samson

IndexSamsonAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade64.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school60.9%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college34.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.7%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Samson (high school & post-secondary)

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Samson, AL2,12037%25%

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Source: The Samson, AL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.