Bancroft Elementary School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Bancroft Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in District of Columbia for:

School Overview

  • Bancroft Elementary School's student population of 521 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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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 2015-16 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 more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bancroft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bancroft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
5%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bancroft Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
72%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bancroft Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
8%
67%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bancroft Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
15%
10%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bancroft Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bancroft Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score0.450.24
This chart display the diversity score of Bancroft Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bancroft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bancroft Elementary School 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: 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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