Sanford Junior High School

Tel: (207)324-3114
Grades: 7-8

486 students

Sanford Junior High School serves 486 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the ME average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the state average of 8%.
Sanford Junior High School operates within the Sanford Department School District.

Overview

The student population of 486 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 486 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Students by Grade Sanford Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is more than the state average of 0.11. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ME) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Asian
3%
1%
Hispanic
1%
2%
Black
1%
3%
White
92%
92%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.15 0.11
Sanford Junior High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
8%
7%
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.
n/a
1%
Sanford Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,376 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Sanford Department School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed 3,376 405
Sanford  Department School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $5 MM
Sanford  Department School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $42 MM $6 MM
Sanford  Department School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,508 $13,007
Sanford  Department School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,014 $14,370
Sanford  Department School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sanford High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Willard School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Carl J Lamb School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SanfordWillard School
    668 Main St
    SanfordME 04073
    (207)324-8454
    0.2 mi | 440 students | Gr. 4-6                      
  • SanfordSanford High School
    52 Sanford High School Blvd
    SanfordME 04073
    (207)324-4050
    0.2 mi | 1121 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SanfordSanford Regional Technical Center
    Vocational School
    52 Sanford High School Blvd
    SanfordME 04073
    (207)324-2942
    Vocational School

    0.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • SpringvaleCarl J Lamb School
    233 Shaws Ridge Rd
    SpringvaleME 04083
    (207)324-8481
    0.8 mi | 572 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • SanfordLafayette School
    69 Brook St
    SanfordME 04073
    (207)324-4160
    0.9 mi | 97 students | Gr. 1-3                      

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York County, ME public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.10, which is lower than the Maine average of 0.11. The most diverse school district in York County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Maine or national school diversity statistics.