Sanford school information

Average Test Scores52%49%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:117:116:1
Total public schools273,38879,221
Total private schools71,64024,874
Total post-secondary schools24667,963
The Sanford, FL educational system consists of 27 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Sanford public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 5% higher than than the Florida average and 5% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sanford public schools is 13:1, compared to 17:1 in Florida and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.2% have completed high school, 21.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sanford are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 27 public schools in Sanford.
  • 84.8% of people in Sanford have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.2% of people in Sanford have completed high school.
  • 21.8% of people in Sanford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sanford

Completed 8th grade84.8%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.2%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college58.0%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.4%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.8%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chuluota, FL2,39278%59%
Wekiwa Springs, FL23,95976%54%
Oviedo, FL37,54573%48%
Heathrow, FL6,15768%38%
Maitland, FL16,91166%34%
Sanford, FL57,03952%5%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tinley Park, IL57,12541%16%
Midwest City, OK56,93064%31%
Brentwood, CA56,92349%1%
Medford, MA57,18053%7%
Santee, CA56,83949%1%
Sanford, FL57,03952%5%
Source: The Sanford, FL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.