Sanford High School



Sanford High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sanford High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 235
10 209
11 247
12 244

Sanford High School is a public high school of the Sanford School Department School District located in Sanford, ME. It has 935 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sanford High School is the 13th largest public high school in Maine and the 6,258th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.7 to 1.

Total Students: 935
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 87.12

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Sanford High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 472
(50%)
708
(51%)
 Female 463
(50%)
682
(49%)

Sanford High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 866
(93%)
1,283
(92%)
 Asian 27
(3%)
43
(3%)
 Black 16
(2%)
22
(2%)
 Hispanic 12
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
16
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Sanford High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 461
(49%)
704
(51%)
 Not Eligible 375
(40%)
543
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 99
(11%)
143
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sanford High School is ranked 3rd out of 0 ranked schools in Maine, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sanford High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.9%) is higher than the state average of 42.5%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1468
2006 1339
2007 1333
2008 1317
2009 1282
2010 1245
2011 1121
2012 935

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 14.4
2007 14.3
2008 14.5
2009 14.4
2010 14
2011 12.3
2012 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29019073569482
2006 0.30171769977595
2007 0.32633158289572
2008 0.37433561123766
2009 0.44071762870515
2010 0.43855421686747
2011 0.057983942908118
2012 0.59893048128342

Compare Sanford High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
1,131.9% 11.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 59.9%
 

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