700 North Lombard Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bancroft Elementary School serves 286 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bancroft Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Bancroft Elementary School's student population of 286 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
286 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Calendar

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Date
PK-12 Schools Closed - Professional Development (Offices Open)
May 27, 2022 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed - Grading Day (Offices Open)
June 10, 2022 (Friday)
PK-8 Schools Closed (Extended Calendar) - Professional Development (Offices Open)
June 21, 2022 (Tuesday)
PK-12 Schools Closed (Offices Open)
August 26, 2022 (Friday)
PK-12 Schools Closed (Offices Open) - Teacher Set Up
August 29, 2022 (Monday)

School Rankings

Bancroft Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bancroft Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#182 out of 204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
9%
18%
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Black
82%
30%
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White
5%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 286 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.32 (Btm 50%)

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