Sanford Middle School

1500 Lee Road 11
Opelika, AL 36804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 (2 reviews)
Sanford Middle School serves 568 students in grades 5-8.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Sanford Middle School's student population of 568 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Sanford Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Sanford Middle School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#573 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
55%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
47%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
22%
33%
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White
71%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.450.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sanford Middle School is Beauregard High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Samford School (8.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beauregard Elementary School (3.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Opelika Beauregard High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 645 students
    3.5 miles
    7343 Al Highway 51
    Opelika, AL 36804
    (334) 705-6010
    3.5 9-12 645
  • Opelika Beauregard Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 668 students
    3.9 miles
    300 Lee Road 431
    Opelika, AL 36804
    (334) 705-6011
    3.9 PK-4 668
  • Auburn Ogletree Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 3-5 | 517 students
    5.8 miles
    737 Ogletree Rd
    Auburn, AL 36830
    (334) 887-4920
    5.8 3-5 517
  • Auburn Auburn Early Education Center
    Grades: PK-2 | 562 students
    7.5 miles
    721 E University Dr
    Auburn, AL 36830
    (334) 887-4950
    7.5 PK-2 562
  • Auburn Wrights Mill Road Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 3-5 | 463 students
    7.9 miles
    807 Wrights Mill Rd
    Auburn, AL 36830
    (334) 887-1990
    7.9 3-5 463

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
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  
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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