PROFICIENCY 40% 5% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Geneva County
37%Samson
37%Alabama

Samson High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Geneva County" in Samson, AL. There are a total of 230 students and 13 teachers at Samson High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 146 free lunch students and 15 reduced lunch students.

Samson High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.5%, which is 5% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students230
Teachers13.24
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch146
Reduced lunch15

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Samson High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All20-29%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School20-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50-59%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50-59%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Samson High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 81.2% 76.7% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 14.2% 12.8% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 0.3% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.6% 6.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 3.1% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Samson Middle School32%0.0Samson, AL
Samson Elementary School40%6.1Samson, AL
Kinston School39%10.1Kinston, AL

Samson demographics profile

StatisticSamsonAlabamaNational
Population2,1204,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5869291
Median age34.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Speak English93%95%79%
Speak Spanish6%3%13%

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%
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Source: The Samson High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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