Samuel S. Gross

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


After graduating high school, Sam Gross enlisted in the Marine Corps. Gross served in Kosovo, Africa, and Iraq. After serving, Gross studied Remedial Mathematics and later received his Ph.D in Mathematics and Cryptography. Gross has since served in several jobs in academia, most recently serving as a professor at NVCC (Northern Virginia Community College). Furthermore, Gross is currently a Non-Profit Contractor. Gross has kids currently attending Manassas City Schools [1,3].

Key Issues


Gross hopes to increase the emphasis on math, reading, and writing. Furthermore, Gross believes the academic standard has been lowered through actions such as a minimum grade on an assignment and that deadlines are less emphasized. Gross also wants to address the learning loss caused by COVID-19 [1, 3].


Gross believes that the government should release the detailed reports of analysis and assessments commissioned by the school board. Gross also advocates for effective oversight of Manassas City Public Schools [1, 3].


No endorsements could be found.


1 Sam 4 School Board
2 Facebook
3 Prince William Times
4 Ballotpedia