¡Bienvenidos a la Escuela Intermedia Sanford!
مرحبًا بكم في مدرسة سانفورد المتوسطة
Miigwech Bi-izhaayeg Sanford
Ku soo dhowaada Dugsiga dhexe ee Sanford
Thank you, Minneapolis, for your strong support of the 2016 schools referendum!!! It passed with 83% support. We are so grateful!
We are proud to celebrate 90 years of history as a part of an ever changing, lively river community with a rich multicultural heritage. Sanford is an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. We follow the middle school model serving grades 6-8, and are located in the Longfellow neighborhood in southeast Minneapolis. We are opening this fall with a just-completed new wing, adding a new gym and 14 new classrooms. Come visit us at 3524 42nd Avenue South. We would love to see you.
Our school day for 2016-17 is 8:45am - 3:45pm for students. We are grateful that MPS continues to support the longer school day for secondary IB schools! Our before-school morning program runs 7:30-8:30am, Mon-Friday, and our after-school programs run 4:00-5:30pm, Mon-Thurs. There is no cost for before/after school programs.
If you are interested in touring Sanford, please contact Family Liaison Mara Bernick at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-668-4914. We welcome your visit!
Click here for updates from the principal! (Last update 4-10-17)
Please join us on Sunday April 30th from 11:00am-1:30pm to raise money for the Band Program at Sanford
Here is the schedule for MDE MCA testing.
This year, summer school for students in our area will be hosted at Sanford! Click for more info...
Sanford Chess Team wins 1st in Minneapolis 6th in State!
Sanford sends 27 students and 17 projects to State- the most of any MPS Middle School!
Sanford wins First Place Sweepstakes Award!
Clcik here for an update on current happenings at Sanford!
Parents can check out what's happening at Sanford from the student perspective - click here
Click here to access information about the 7th Grade trip to Eagle Bluff in March!
There is lots to love about Sanford Middle School - check out this video to see us in action!
Please help us finish the lower level space for indoor recess! Click to see how you can help!
Click here for info about Site Council & meeting minutes
The School Board voted to continue last year's athletic plan for another year and continue to study the results. Click for details.
Congratulations to all the staff, students and parents who participated in the hard work of implementing the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) at Sanford, and in the IB authorization visit in May! Click to see the authorization letter from IB that we received on 6-17-15.
Sanford was highlighted as part of a nice City Pages article on 7/22/15 about good things happening in the Minneapolis Schools! Click here for the full article
Click here for details and class options for after school programs.
Our own Eric Sparks (Social Studies) and Luke Wisniewski (PE/DAPE) were honored by the district on Friday... click to learn more!
Click for great profile of two Sanford students from the 6-6-15 Strib...
School Fax Number
Attendance - Ms. Beltran
Transportation - Ms. Alexis
Afterschool Program (Community Ed) - Ms. T.
Ms. Altoro (Latino)
Mr. Abdi (Somali)
Health Office - Ms. Kocon
Secretary - Ms. Daniels
Principal - Dr. Palmer
Asst. Principal - Mr. Pitt
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3524 42nd Avenue S Minneapolis, MN 55406
Telephone: 612.668.4900 | Fax: 612.668.4910