Bancroft Elementary School

Bancroft Elementary School serves 415 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Bancroft Elementary School operates within the Christina School District.

School Overview

The student population of 415 students has grown by 29% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 52% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 415 students
Bancroft Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bancroft Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Bancroft Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Bancroft Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Bancroft Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Bancroft Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
8%
15%
Bancroft Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
79%
31%
Bancroft Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
10%
47%
Bancroft Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Bancroft Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.36 0.52
Bancroft Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
79%
39%
Bancroft Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
n/a
Bancroft Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

Christina School District's student population of 16,326 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $15,104 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,118 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 16,326 970
Christina   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $257 MM $8 MM
Christina   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $274 MM $9 MM
Christina   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $15,104 $7,010
Christina   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $16,118 $7,367
Christina   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Delaware Academy Of Public Safety And Security (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Prestige Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stubbs (frederick Douglass) Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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