Sanford Middle School

Serves grades 5 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1500 Lee Road 11
Opelika, AL 36804
Phone
(334) 745-5023
District
LEE COUNTY
County
LEE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
622
Classroom Teachers
37

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alabama

5

(10 is best)

Better than 48.9% of AL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Sanford Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 39 41
Proficiency in Reading 29 36
Proficiency in Math 49 45

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 49
Proficiency in Reading 30 43
Proficiency in Math 69 54

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 31 36
Proficiency in Reading 26 35
Proficiency in Math 36 37

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 41 40
Proficiency in Reading 40 46
Proficiency in Math 41.25 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.81
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.88
AVG FOR STATE 17.63
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 0 0.0%
Grade 1 0 0.0%
Grade 2 0 0.0%
Grade 3 0 0.0%
Grade 4 0 0.0%
Grade 5 147 23.6%
Grade 6 149 24.0%
Grade 7 167 26.8%
Grade 8 159 25.6%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 622 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.5% 70.7% 56.8%
Black 19.2% 23.6% 33.9%
Hispanic 3.1% 4.7% 7.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.7% 1.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 66.6% 56.3% 50.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 57.1% 47.6% 46.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.5% 8.7% 4.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 59,797 4,874,747
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 122.1 96
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.6% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.7% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.1% 32.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.3% 26.5%
65 OR OLDER 11.3% 15.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 22,331 1,856,695
Single Parent Households With Children 12.9% 11.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.4% 85.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 19.8% 24.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.2% 7.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.5% 11.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.1% 11.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.6% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.4% 19.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.2% 17.8%
$15,000 or less 14.1% 15.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,210 $51,302,870 55.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $506 $4,982,582 5.4%
Staff $230 $2,264,810 2.5%
General Administration $166 $1,634,602 1.8%
School Administration $462 $4,549,314 4.9%
Operation $744 $7,326,168 7.9%
Transportation $562 $5,534,014 6.0%
Other $157 $1,545,979 1.7%
Total Support $2,827 $27,837,469 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,323 $13,027,581 14.1%
Total Expenditures $9,361 $92,177,767 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,181 $3,853,754,156 50.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $528 $392,753,493 5.1%
Staff $386 $287,274,933 3.8%
General Administration $236 $175,482,614 2.3%
School Administration $561 $417,351,156 5.5%
Operation $860 $639,832,954 8.4%
Transportation $464 $345,014,003 4.5%
Other $202 $150,128,511 2.0%
Total Support $3,237 $2,407,868,398 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,869 $1,389,958,557 18.2%
Total Expenditures $10,287 $7,651,597,730 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%