Sanford School

Private School
6900 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE 19707
New Castle County
(302) 239-5263

Religious Affiliation
Nonsectarian

Co-Ed Status
Coed

Associations

  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • State or regional independent school association



Sanford School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sanford School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 25
1 23
2 28
3 41
4 48
5 35
6 47
7 43
8 53
9 65
10 52
11 61
12 61

Sanford School is a private elementary school located in Hockessin, DE and enrolls 599 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th. Sanford School is the 9th largest private school in Delaware and the 820th largest nationally. It has 8.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 599
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Full Time Teachers: 64

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Sanford School Students by Gender

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 Female 305
(51%)
24,155
(59%)
 Male 294
(49%)
16,552
(41%)

Sanford School Students by Ethnicity

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 White 443
(76%)
26,943
(81%)
 Black 68
(12%)
3,080
(9%)
 Two or More 26
(4%)
925
(3%)
 Asian 23
(4%)
1,395
(4%)
 Hispanic 22
(4%)
879
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
62
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
40
(0%)

Sanford School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 706
2007 675
2009 617
2011 599

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8
2007 8
2009 8
2011 8

Compare Sanford School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
800.0% 8.0:1
 
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sanford School
Hockessin, DE
Private PK - 12 599 8:1  
Wilmington Christian School
Hockessin, DE
Private PK - 12 486 13:1 1 miles
Hockessin Montessori School
Hockessin, DE
Private PK - 08 143 5:1 1 miles
Dupont (h.b.) Middle School
Hockessin, DE
Public 06 - 08 826 15.6:1 2 miles
The Independence School
Newark, DE
Private PK - 08 752 16:1 3 miles
Linden Hill Elementary School
Wilmington, DE
Public KG - 05 881 16:1 3 miles
North Star Elementary School
Hockessin, DE
Public KG - 05 751 16.3:1 3 miles
Brandywine Springs School
Wilmington, DE
Public KG - 08 1,090 15.8:1 3 miles
Cacc Montessori School
Hockessin, DE
Private PK - KG 86 4:1 3 miles
The Tatnall School
Wilmington, DE
Private PK - 12 666 8:1 4 miles
Developing Minds Preschool and Learning Center
Wilmington, DE
Private PK - TK 67 2:1 4 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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