Sanford School

Tel: (302)235-6500
Grades: PK-12 | 577 students
  • The mission of Sanford School is to identify and develop the intellectual and creative talents of a diverse group of students. Within a caring and supportive college preparatory environment, students are encouraged and challenged to achieve their finest in academics, athletics, and the arts.
  • Our ultimate goal is to teach students to live humanely within the Sanford community in order to prepare them to meet the demands and responsibilities of the future in the broader world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Delaware Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1930

Student Body

Total Students 577 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Sanford School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress Code (not uniform) for Middle and Upper School students)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 6 / Jan. 29 / rolling
Tuition Notes Ranges from $11,000 for Half-Day Pre-K to $23,200 for Upper School.
Admissions Director Jaime Morgan
Admissions Associate Heidi McGregor
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