Sanford Junior High School

  • Sanford Junior High School serves 678 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Sanford Junior High School's student population of 678 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students678 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sanford Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sanford Junior High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank#390 out of 525 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
2%
2%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
92%
90%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.150.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanford Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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  • Sanford Willard School
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    0.2 miles
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  • Sanford Carl J Lamb School
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    0.8 miles
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  • Sanford Lafayette School
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    0.9 miles
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    Sanford, ME 04073
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