Bancroft Middle School

1150 Bancroft Ave.
San Leandro, CA 94577
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 930 students in grades 6-8, Bancroft Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 930 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : Bottom 50% in CA
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bancroft Middle School's student population of 930 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
930 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Bancroft Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bancroft Middle School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#7486 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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16%
33%
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28%
47%
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16%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
55%
56%
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Black
15%
5%
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White
9%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bancroft Middle School's ranking?
Bancroft Middle School is ranked #7486 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 28% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Bancroft Middle School?
930 students attend Bancroft Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Bancroft Middle School students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 13% of students are Asian, 9% of students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bancroft Middle School?
Bancroft Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Bancroft Middle School offer ?
Bancroft Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Bancroft Middle School part of?
Bancroft Middle School is part of San Leandro Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Bancroft Middle School located?
Bancroft Middle School is located in the Estudillo Estates Glen neighborhood of San Leandro, CA.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 930 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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