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Sanford School

Mark J. Anderson, Head of School
Map6900 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE 19707
  • Independent School


Rigorous academics are coupled with exceptional athletics, as well as technology, visual and performing arts, and world languages. With new course offerings, upgraded facilities, and a continued focus on sustainability and environmental stewardship, Sanford helps students find their paths to excellence.

HS Short Description

Rigorous academics; exceptional athletics, technology, visual & performing arts, world languages. Focus on environmental stewardship. Support for moderate learning differences. Extended Day and After-School programs available.

Additional Information:

Select State: DE
County: New Castle
Grades of School: *PreK
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 585 (167 Lower, 184 Middle, 234 Upper)
Students per teacher: 12:1
Tuition: $12,650–$26,650
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: Technology instruction offered for K-8 students
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 17
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 595/593/598
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-K; Latin-K; Spanish-K
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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