Bancroft Elementary School

  • Bancroft Elementary School serves 508 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the DC average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 91%.
  • Bancroft Elementary School operates within the District Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 508 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students508 students
Bancroft Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Bancroft Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
Bancroft Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by GradeBancroft Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
Bancroft Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
5%
1%
Bancroft Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
75%
14%
Bancroft Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
8%
68%
Bancroft Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
12%
9%
Bancroft Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Bancroft Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Bancroft Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsBancroft Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownDC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.420.51
Bancroft Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
100%
86%
Bancroft Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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
2%
Bancroft Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

  • District Of Columbia School District's student population of 47,895 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $26,611 is higher than the state average of $19,103. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $28,705 is higher than the state average of $17,991. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Managed
118
1
Number of Students Managed47,895358
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,196 MM$6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$1,290 MM$6 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$26,611$19,103
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$28,705$17,991
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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5  4/21/2008
Bancroft has soccer and has won 3rd place and 1st in poetry slams. The PTA is also very involved.
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