Sanford Middle School

1500 Lee Rd 11,

Opelika, AL, 36804-9104

Tel: (334)745-5023
Grades: 5-9

674 students

Sanford Middle School serves 674 students in grades 5-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Sanford Middle School operates within the Lee County School District.

Overview

The student population of 674 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-9
Total Students 674 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
15:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
5%
Black
22%
35%
White
73%
58%
Unknown
4%
n/a
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.42
0.55
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 54%
51%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,790 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Lee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
n/a
Number of Students Managed 8,790
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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