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 0
6 306
7 268
8 242
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sanford Middle School is a public elementary school located in Minneapolis, MN in the Minneapolis Public School District. It enrolls 816 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 816
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.79

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Sanford Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 428
(52%)
13,093
(49%)
 Male 388
(48%)
13,664
(51%)

Sanford Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 312
(38%)
9,319
(35%)
 Black 249
(31%)
9,499
(36%)
 Hispanic 130
(16%)
4,839
(18%)
 American Indian 69
(8%)
900
(3%)
 Asian 37
(5%)
1,417
(5%)
 Two or More 17
(2%)
757
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
26
(0%)

Sanford Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 439
(54%)
15,325
(57%)
 Not Eligible 303
(37%)
9,969
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 74
(9%)
1,463
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sanford Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.9%) is higher than the state average of 40.5%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 379
2006 384
2007 416
2008 376
2009 439
2010 600
2011 642
2012 766
2013 782
2014 789
2015 816

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 15.7
2007 19.4
2008 18
2009 17.6
2010 15.3
2011 15.9
2012 17.3
2013 17.9
2014 15.9
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74142480211082
2006 0.72916666666667
2007 0.73076923076923
2008 0.67553191489362
2009 0.6628701594533
2010 0.64666666666667
2011 0.62616822429907
2012 0.62532637075718
2013 0.62787723785166
2014 0.62103929024081
2015 0.62867647058824

Compare Sanford Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 62.9%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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