Sanford Middle School

1500 Lee Rd 11

Opelika, AL 36804-9104

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

680 students

Sanford Middle School serves 680 students in grades 5-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% 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.

Overview

The student population of 680 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-9
Total Students 680 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Hispanic
2%
5%
Black
23%
34%
White
74%
57%
Hawaiian
1%
2%
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.
0.40 0.31
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.
54%
52%
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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,793 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
7
Number of Students Managed 9,793 2,979
District Total Revenue $86 MM $29 MM
District Spending $93 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,830 $9,620
District Spending / Student $9,549 $10,180
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • OpelikaBeauregard High School
    7343 Al Hwy 51
    OpelikaAL 36804
    (334)745-5916
    3.5 mi | 653 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • OpelikaBeauregard Elementary School
    300 Lee Rd 431
    OpelikaAL 36804
    (334)745-2972
    3.9 mi | 719 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • AuburnOgletree School
    737 Ogletree Rd
    AuburnAL 36830
    (334)887-4920
    5.8 mi | 538 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • AuburnAuburn Early Ed Center
    721 East University Dr
    AuburnAL 36830
    (334)887-4950
    7.5 mi | 697 students | Gr. KG                      
  • Auburn Wrights Mill Road Elementary School
    807 Wrights Mill Rd
    AuburnAL 36830
    (334)887-1990
    7.9 mi | 445 students | Gr. 1-5                      

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