1700 S French Ave
Sanford, FL 32771
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Sanford Middle School serves 1,570 students in grades 6-8.
Sanford Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

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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 Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,570 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
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School Rankings

Sanford Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1137 out of 3628 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
14%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
33%
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Black
22%
22%
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White
41%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,570 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 5%)

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