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3524 42nd Ave S

Minneapolis, MN 55406

(612) 668-4900

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Sanford Middle School

Sanford has been a great school for my daughter. She has been a successful participant in the AVID program and has been a consistent A student. The current plan for expansion and adding AC make the welcoming building even more comfortable.

Posted by a parent on 04/22/14

Thank you to the great Sanford teachers and staff who have made our time there an excellent middle school experience!

Posted by a parent on 04/21/14

Great neighborhood school! My daughter picked Sanford over the K-8 magnet she had been attending (the magnet was a nice school, too but she was ready for a bigger school). It has been a good choice for her. Very strong teachers, including math and science teachers who have her loving math and planning ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/21/14

Sanford is a superb middle school. The teachers are fabulous, the curriculum is rigorous and the students are creative and dynamic. Great administrative leadership and support staff--they know the kids-and the atmosphere in the building is happy and productive. There are so many excellent extracurricular ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/21/14

My son had done very well without a whole lot of effort throughout Elementary School. Within the first month we could tell Sanford was really pushing kids to pick it up a level or more. Not just homework/busywork, but an overall concept of responsibility. They're working to prepare him for college; ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/27/10

My son went to Dowling Elementary and is now in his second year at Sanford. He has many good freinds and is doing very well academically. He likes his teacher's and we like them. This is a wonderful school.

Posted by a parent on 01/05/08

Sanford is a great school for my son it offers a great Pre liberal arts program that challenges him everyday. We decided on Sanford because of the PLA program and are so glad that we did. They also have a program called Circle of Discipline that helps kids who need the extra help in getting and staying ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/06

Hard working teachers who made my son feel that he was successful even though he was adopted from africa and didn't speak much english. My other child was involved in advanced courses and got into the high school of her choice.

Posted by a parent on 08/03/04

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Test scores for Sanford Middle School

MCA-II* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Sanford Middle School
Minneapolis Public School Dist.
* In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10, and math in grade 11. The MCA-II is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Minneapolis schools — Sanford Middle School is located at 3524 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55406. 3524 42nd Ave S is in the 55406 ZIP code in Minneapolis, MN The school district for Sanford Middle School is the Minneapolis Public School Dist.. Sanford Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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