Bancroft Elementary School

Bancroft Elementary School serves 358 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the DE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Bancroft Elementary School operates within the Christina School District.

Overview

The student population of 358 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 358 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
6%
14%
Black
79%
32%
White
11%
48%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.51
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.
86%
47%
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
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,626 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 15,626 970
District Total Revenue $247 MM $13 MM
District Spending $290 MM $15 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,339 $11,002
District Spending / Student $16,850 $12,421
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Reach/cbip (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Reach/cbip (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Reach/cbip (0.1 miles away)
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    NewarkDE 19713
    (302)454-2720
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    0.1 mi | 148 students | Gr. PK-12                      
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    WilmingtonDE 19801
    (302)429-4175
    0.3 mi | 341 students | Gr. KG-5                      
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    Vocational School
    401 East 12th St
    WilmingtonDE 19801
    (302)571-5400
    Vocational School

    0.4 mi | 851 students | Gr. 8-12                      
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    Charter School
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    NewarkDE 19702
    (302)731-2777
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 192 students | Gr. 9-12                      
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    Charter School
    326 Ruthar Dr
    NewarkDE 19711
    (302)292-1463
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | 338 students | Gr. KG-7                      

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