Sanford Middle School serves 535 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 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
- Grades: 5-8
- Enrollment: 535 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 37%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 27% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 46% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Sanford Middle School's student population of 535 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sanford Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Sanford Middle School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#414 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sanford Middle School's ranking?
Sanford Middle School is ranked #414 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Sanford Middle School?
535 students attend Sanford Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Sanford Middle School students are White, 20% of students are Black, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 8% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sanford Middle School?
Sanford Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Sanford Middle School offer ?
Sanford Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Sanford Middle School part of?
Sanford Middle School is part of Lee County School District.
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