Bancroft Elementary School At Sharpe

  • Bancroft Elementary School At Sharpe serves 544 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is equal to the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bancroft Elementary School At Sharpe placed in the top 30% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Bancroft Elementary School At Sharpe's student population of 544 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bancroft Elementary School At Sharpe is ranked within the top 30% of all 208 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bancroft Elementary School At Sharpe is 0.50, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank#53 out of 208 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
68%
16%
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Black
7%
69%
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White
19%
11%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bancroft Elementary School At Sharpe. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.500.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
9%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bancroft Elementary School At Sharpe and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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Bancroft has soccer and has won 3rd place and 1st in poetry slams. The PTA is also very involved.
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