Bancroft Elementary School

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Tel: (202)673-7280
  • Bancroft Elementary School serves 521 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the District of Columbia state average of 27%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 28%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Bancroft Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in District of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the District of Columbia state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the District of Columbia state average of 90%.
  • Bancroft Elementary School operates within the District Of Columbia School District.

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School Overview

  • Bancroft Elementary School's student population of 521 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students521 students
Bancroft Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Bancroft Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Bancroft Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2016)
Students by GradeBancroft Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Bancroft Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 200 schools in District of Columbia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bancroft Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
27%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
28%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
Bancroft Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2016)
Asian
5%
1%
Bancroft Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
72%
15%
Bancroft Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
8%
67%
Bancroft Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
15%
10%
Bancroft Elementary School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Bancroft Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic GroupsBancroft Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownDC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.450.52
Bancroft Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
61%
Bancroft Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
10%
Bancroft Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

    District Comparison

    • District Of Columbia School District's student population of 48,895 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $27,070 is higher than the state average of $13,030. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $29,200 is higher than the state average of $13,607. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    115
    1
    Number of Students Managed48,895361
     Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    24%
    27%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    25%
    28%
    District Total Revenue$1,196 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$1,290 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$27,070$13,030
    District Spending / Student$29,200$13,607
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (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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