Sanford Middle School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

School Overview

  • Sanford Middle School's student population of 622 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students622 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Sanford Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sanford Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sanford Middle School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sanford Middle School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Sanford Middle School and the average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Sanford Middle School and percentage of American Indian students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sanford Middle School and the percentage of Asian students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sanford Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
19%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sanford Middle School and the percentage of Black students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
77%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sanford Middle School and the percentage of White students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sanford Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.370.33
This chart display the diversity score of Sanford Middle School and the average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sanford Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sanford Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee County School District
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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