RATINGS
District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.


Top 5 Schools in This District
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Sanford Public Schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
ACADEMICS
District Academic Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


ACADEMICS
Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

ACADEMICS
Advanced Courses
Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

ENVIRONMENT
Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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District Finances
How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Sanford Public Schools
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Parent / Guardian
March 21, 2022
My son transferred to Sanford High School from a competitive private school and his experience has been excellent. His transition was made easy by the caring teachers and staff, the course options... More
Review for Sanford High School
Parent / Guardian
August 19, 2021
The teachers are overall good. The principal is fantastic. There are some amazing teachers and some you prefer to avoid. The biggest issue is that the district administration is chronically... More
Review for Carl J Lamb School
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
February 14, 2019
The worst school I've ever seen, should be closed down.
Review for Willard School