Sanford Middle School

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Tel: (334)745-5023
  • Sanford Middle School serves 622 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Sanford Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%.
  • Sanford Middle School operates within the Lee County School District.

School Overview

  • Sanford Middle School's student population of 622 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students622 students
Gender %Sanford Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Students by GradeSanford Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Sanford Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sanford Middle School is 0.37, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
43%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Hispanic
3%
7%
Black
19%
33%
White
77%
56%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsSanford Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.370.33
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Sanford Middle School is Lee County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 136 school districts in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Lee County School District's student population of 9,771 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,606 in this district is less than the state average of $10,349. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,865 is higher than the state average of $10,471. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameLee County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    14
    6
    Number of Students Managed9,7712,907
    Lee County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    44%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    38%
    38%
    District Total Revenue$94 MM$30 MM
    District Spending$106 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,606$10,349
    District Spending / Student$10,865$10,471
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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      5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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    I went to this school in 1971-72 looking for classmates wish I could find some if anyone has a annual from them I would love to see pictures ty
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    I have been pleased with teachers my children have had. I wouldn't want them to be at any other school.
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