Sanford Middle School

  • Sanford Middle School serves 1,570 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Sanford Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Sanford Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Sanford Middle School's student population of 1,570 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,570 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sanford Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sanford Middle School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#762 out of 3650 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
14%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sanford Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
22%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sanford Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
41%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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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 public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.730.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sanford Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sanford Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSeminole School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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