Sanford school information

Average Test Scores39%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools834579,221
Total private schools18924,874
Total post-secondary schools2457,963
The Sanford, ME educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Sanford public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 4% lower than than the Maine average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sanford public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Maine and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.0% have completed high school, 17.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sanford are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Sanford.
  • 84.0% of people in Sanford have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.0% of people in Sanford have completed high school.
  • 17.9% of people in Sanford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sanford

Completed 8th grade84.0%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school81.0%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college48.8%58.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.5%39.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.9%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%10.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.3%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.
West Kennebunk, ME1,01163%27%
Kennebunk, ME5,57962%25%
Berwick, ME2,32953%7%
North Berwick, ME1,76451%3%
Rochester, NH30,05242%14%
Sanford, ME20,88739%20%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sugar Hill, GA20,88958%17%
Trussville, AL20,87260%21%
Carrboro, NC20,86770%42%
Shelbyville, TN20,91649%1%
Hazel Dell, WA20,92355%12%
Sanford, ME20,88739%20%
Source: The Sanford, ME 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.