Sampson County Schools


The Sampson County Schools district in North Carolina comprises 18 schools, including 9 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 5 high schools, serving students from diverse backgrounds. While the district faces challenges with high rates of economic disadvantage, several standout schools, such as Midway Middle School, Hobbton Elementary School, and Sampson Early College High School, have demonstrated exceptional performance and consistently high rankings within the state.

The data reveals that Midway Middle School and Hobbton Elementary School rank among the top 25% of North Carolina schools in their respective categories, with strong test scores, particularly in mathematics. Meanwhile, Sampson Early College High School stands out as the highest-ranked high school in the Sampson County Schools district, earning a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger.

Despite the district's overall economic challenges, as evidenced by the high rates of free and reduced lunch eligibility, the data also reveals pockets of excellence, with some schools, such as Union Elementary School and Lakewood High School, maintaining relatively low student-teacher ratios. These insights suggest that the district may benefit from identifying and sharing best practices from its top-performing schools to help elevate the overall quality of education across the Sampson County Schools system.

District Detail

 437 Rowan Rd
Clinton, NC 28328

 (910) 592-1401

SchoolDigger Rank:
110th of 243 North Carolina districts

See the 2023 North Carolina District rankings!
Grades served: PK, KG-13
Students: 7,971

Primary Schools: 9
Middle Schools: 4
High Schools: 5
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the North Carolina Dept of Public Instruction.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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