Sanford School

6900 Lancaster Pike,
Hockessin, DE, 19707-0197
Tel: (302)239-5263
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)
Delaware Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
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.: 21%
Students by Grade Sanford School Students 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 16 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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Towle Institute (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Towle Institute (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cacc Montessori School (0 miles away)
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  • Hockessin Cacc Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Po Box 1599
    Hockessin , DE , 19707
    (302)239-2917
    Montessori School
    0  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Hockessin
    Towle Institute
    (Christian)
    Po Box 580
    Hockessin , DE , 19707
    (302)234-4442
    (Christian)
    0  mi  |  157  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Hockessin
    Hockessin KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    6696 Lancaster Pike
    Hockessin , DE , 19707
    (302)234-8680
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.4  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Hockessin
    Wilmington Christian School
    (Christian)
    825 Loveville Rd
    Hockessin , DE , 19707
    (302)239-2121
    (Christian)
    0.5  mi  |  551  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Hockessin
    The Hockessin Montessori School
    Montessori School
    1000 Old Lancaster Pike
    Hockessin , DE , 19707
    (302)234-1240
    Montessori School
    0.8  mi  |  142  students  |  Gr.  NS-8

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