Bancroft Elementary School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (202)673-7280
  • Bancroft Elementary School serves 521 students in grades PK-5.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 90%.
  • Bancroft Elementary School operates within the District Of Columbia School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 521 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades PK-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

This School(DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a12:1
Bancroft Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Bancroft Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Bancroft Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
Bancroft Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
Bancroft Elementary School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
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
Bancroft Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 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 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 years.
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed48,895361
 Of Columbia School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$1,196 MM$5 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$1,290 MM$5 MM
 Of Columbia School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$27,070$13,030
 Of Columbia School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$29,200$13,607
 Of Columbia School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

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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