Sanford Middle School



Sanford Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sanford Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 152
6 166
7 186
8 176
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sanford Middle School is a public high school of the Lee County School District located in Opelika, AL. It has 680 students in grades 5th through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 680
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.8

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Sanford Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 352
(52%)
2,588
(51%)
 Female 328
(48%)
2,536
(49%)

Sanford Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 503
(74%)
3,703
(72%)
 Black 153
(23%)
1,222
(24%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
114
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
32
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
34
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Sanford Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 373
(55%)
2,197
(43%)
 Not Eligible 237
(35%)
2,455
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(10%)
472
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sanford Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 56.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sanford Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 650
2006 696
2007 707
2008 690
2009 737
2010 725
2011 674
2012 680

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 17
2007 15.9
2008 15.8
2009 15.7
2010 14.2
2011 14.7
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53076923076923
2006 0.45258620689655
2007 0.44978783592645
2008 0.54202898550725
2009 0.59972862957938
2010 0.63724137931034
2011 0.64836795252226
2012 0.65147058823529

Compare Sanford Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 65.1%
 

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