Sanford school information

IndexSanfordNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores63%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools121,89579,235
Total private schools351024,875
Total post-secondary schools11837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Sanford are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Sanford.
  • 74.4% of people in Sanford have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.8% of people in Sanford have completed high school.
  • 21.2% of people in Sanford have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Sanford

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  • Benjamin T Bullock Elem1410 Mcneill RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 631 · Ratio: 17:175
  • Bragg Street Academy504 Bragg StreetGrades: 06 - 12Students: 51 · Ratio: 6:121
  • Deep River Elementary4000 Deep River RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 654 · Ratio: 17:169
  • East Lee Middle1337 Broadway RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 649 · Ratio: 17:167
  • Floyd L Knight Children Ctr607 W Mcintosh StGrades: PK - 12Students: 153 · Ratio: 10:149
  • Highland Elementary1915 Buffalo Lake RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 862 · Ratio: 18:173
  • J Glenn Edwards Elementary3115 Cemetery RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 676 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • J R Ingram Jr Elementary3309 Wicker StGrades: KG - 05Students: 67 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Lee County High1708 Nash StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,385 · Ratio: 15:161
  • Lee Early College1105 Kelly DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 265 · Ratio: 25:169
  • Sanlee Middle School2309 TramwayroadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 806 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Southern Lee High School2301 Tramway RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,102 · Ratio: 16:150
  • Tramway Elementary360 Center Church RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 70 · Ratio: 20:184
  • Warren Williams Elementary901 Lawrence StGrades: PK - 05Students: 122 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • West Lee Middle3301 Wicker StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 715 · Ratio: 17:176

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Education level achieved in Sanford

IndexSanfordNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade74.4%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school72.8%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college51.5%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree29.8%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.2%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters5.1%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Sanford (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Moncure, NC45581%19%
Goldston, NC24276%12%
Broadway, NC1,29174%8%
Cameron, NC35672%6%
Carthage, NC2,23868%1%
Sanford, NC28,79863%7%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Atascadero, CA28,79251%25%
Post Falls, ID28,78688%29%
Winter Park, FL28,77156%18%
Henderson, KY28,84070%2%
Norwood, MA28,84464%6%
Sanford, NC28,79863%7%
Source: The Sanford, NC education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.