Sandburg Middle School



Sandburg Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sandburg Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 641
8 649
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sandburg Middle School is a public high school of the Fairfax County Public Schools located in Alexandria, VA. It has 1,290 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,290
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 100.27

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Sandburg Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 680
(53%)
41,516
(52%)
 Female 610
(47%)
38,428
(48%)

Sandburg Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 530
(41%)
36,422
(46%)
 Hispanic 387
(30%)
15,663
(20%)
 Black 243
(19%)
8,395
(11%)
 Asian 70
(5%)
15,753
(20%)
 Two or More 55
(4%)
3,456
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
100
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
155
(0%)

Sandburg Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 798
(62%)
61,999
(78%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 428
(33%)
13,828
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(5%)
4,117
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sandburg Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 32.6%. 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.

Sandburg Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1047
2006 1114
2007 1105
2008 1123
2009 1175
2010 1213
2011 1229
2012 1290

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 11.7
2007 17.1
2008 19.2
2009 22.5
2010 17.6
2011 13.3
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36771728748806
2006 0.37253141831239
2007 0.34841628959276
2008 0.3606411398041
2009 0.41617021276596
2010 0.40395713107997
2011 0.40195280716029
2012 0.38139534883721

Compare Sandburg Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
This School 38.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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