Sanford Middle School

  • Sanford Middle School serves 621 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Sanford Middle School operates within the Lee County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 621 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students621 students
Sanford Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Sanford Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Sanford Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSanford Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Sanford Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Sanford Middle School American Indian Students (2008-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Sanford Middle School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Sanford Middle School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
19%
33%
Sanford Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
77%
56%
Sanford Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Sanford Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Sanford Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSanford Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.370.58
Sanford Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
56%
47%
Sanford Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
8%
5%
Sanford Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lee County School District's student population of 9,876 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,553 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,805 is higher than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameLee County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
6
Number of Students Managed9,8762,879
Lee County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$94 MM$30 MM
Lee County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$106 MM$30 MM
Lee County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,553$10,181
Lee County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,805$10,301
Lee County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  1/13/2017
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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5  9/28/2013
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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