Bancroft Elementary School

Bancroft Elementary School serves 316 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Bancroft Elementary School operates within the Christina School District.

Overview

The student population of 316 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 316 students
Bancroft Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Bancroft Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bancroft Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Bancroft Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Bancroft Elementary School Asian (1988-2008)
Hispanic
7%
13%
Bancroft Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
90%
32%
Bancroft Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
49%
Bancroft Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bancroft Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Bancroft Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.19 0.65
Bancroft Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
93%
43%
Bancroft Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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
6%
Bancroft Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,303 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Christina School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
1
Number of Students Managed 16,303 1,164
Christina   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $247 MM $13 MM
Christina   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $290 MM $15 MM
Christina   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,339 $11,002
Christina   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,850 $12,421
Christina   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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  • Wilmington Reach/cbip
    Alternative School
    600 North Lombard St
    Wilmington , DE , 19801
    (302)552-2624
    Alternative School
    0.1  mi  |  152  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Wilmington Stubbs (frederick Douglass) Elementary School
    1100 North Pine St
    Wilmington , DE , 19801
    (302)429-4175
    0.3  mi  |  299  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wilmington Howard High School Of Technology
    Vocational School
    401 East 12th St
    Wilmington , DE , 19801
    (302)571-5400
    Vocational School
    0.4  mi  |  895  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Wilmington Delaware Academy Of Public Safety And Security
    Charter School
    100 West 10th St
    Wilmington , DE , 19801
    (302)656-4737
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  117  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Wilmington Las Americas Aspira Academy
    Charter School
    100 West Tenth St
    Wilmington , DE , 19803
    (302)562-7283
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  304  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Wilmington, DE public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.13, which is lower than the Delaware average of 0.49. The most diverse school in Wilmington is College Park Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Delaware or national school diversity statistics.