Sanford Middle School

Sanford Middle School serves 649 students in grades 5 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Sanford Middle School operates within the Lee County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 649 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 649 students
Sanford Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Sanford Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Sanford Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Sanford Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Sanford Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Sanford Middle School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
20%
34%
Sanford Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
77%
57%
Sanford Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Sanford Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.37 0.32
Sanford Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
53%
52%
Sanford Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
6%
Sanford Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Lee County School District's student population of 9,847 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,660 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,926 is higher than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Lee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
7
Number of Students Managed 9,847 3,026
Lee County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $30 MM
Lee County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $106 MM $30 MM
Lee County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,660 $10,181
Lee County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,926 $10,301
Lee County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Beauregard High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Auburn Farm Center (8.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beauregard Elementary School (3.9 miles away)
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