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45%
  • Lafayette School
  • 69 Brook Street, Sanford
  • Sanford Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 134
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
42%
  • Margaret Chase Smith School.-sanford
  • 248 Twombly Road, Sanford
  • Sanford Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 390
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
37%
  • Willard School
  • 668 Main Street, Sanford
  • Sanford Public Schools
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 451
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
34%
  • Sanford Jr High School
  • 708 Main Street, Sanford
  • Sanford Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 631
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Sanford school information

IndexSanfordMaineNational
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.

Education level achieved in Sanford

IndexSanfordMaineNational
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%

Sanford, ME School Districts

Sanford

There are a total of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Sanford. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Sanford, ME schools is 39%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Sanford, ME, an average of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.0% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Sanford schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Sanford, ME schools.

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%

Cities with similar population

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.