Samson High School

209 North Broad St, Samson, AL 36477 | (334) 898-2371
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 235
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 209 N Broad St, Samson, AL 36477
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Gerry L Pippins
  • Fax: (334) 898-7576
School Operational Details
  • Shared Time School
School District Details
  • Geneva County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,124
  • Graduation Rate: 66.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.4
  • Enrolled Students: 2,729

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 235
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 13.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 119 (50.6%)
  • Females: 116 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 16 (6.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 112 (47.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 128 (54.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Samson High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black4318.3%
Asian20.9%
Hispanic20.9%
White18880.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Samson High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade5423.0%
10th Grade6728.5%
11th Grade4920.9%
12th Grade6527.7%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Samson High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 24, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • A wonderful small school with a family-like atmosphere, where the education is quality and the faculty truly know their students. A recently compiled faculty, mixing excellent veterans mentoring fresh, young teachers eager to continue the success of Samson create an atmosphere conducive for learning and growing. We love Samson and hope that you are able to join in our successes.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Samson High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on AHSGE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Biology
  • Language
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

AHSGE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201083.7%90.8%93.3%
200972.6%82.5%87.6%
200860.5%66.4%72.6%
 
Language Test
201065.3%73.1%78.5%
200962.9%73.2%81.8%
200867.4%68.2%77.0%
 
Math Test
201087.2%80.4%84.3%
200984.1%83.7%85.6%
200883.7%75.8%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201068.8%74.5%81.8%
200971.4%75.0%81.6%
200869.8%72.0%81.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201054.2%64.6%73.1%
200963.5%67.4%78.9%
200862.8%59.9%72.6%
 
Science Test
200950.9%68.4%75.8%
200879.1%80.3%81.2%
 

Grade 12 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201082.0%89.1%94.0%
 
Language Test
201082.3%84.9%91.1%
200989.7%87.3%92.8%
2008100.0%92.4%94.5%
 
Math Test
201091.9%90.8%94.7%
200994.9%90.9%95.4%
2008100.0%94.5%95.5%
 
Reading Test
201082.3%84.9%93.6%
200987.2%88.0%94.2%
200895.8%91.0%95.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201077.4%77.3%90.5%
200982.1%85.2%91.6%
200889.6%88.3%93.0%
 
Science Test
200992.3%89.4%93.6%
200897.9%94.5%95.2%
 
Source: AL Department of Education 2009-2010

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