Bancroft Elementary School



Bancroft Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bancroft Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 14
K 65
1 66
2 69
3 76
4 53
5 49
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bancroft Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wilmington, DE in the Christina School District. It enrolls 392 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bancroft Elementary School is the 92nd largest public school in Delaware and the 32,888th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 392
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,888th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 92nd out of 126
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 36th out of 126
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 85th out of 126

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Bancroft Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 213
(54%)
6,500
(52%)
 Female 179
(46%)
5,926
(48%)

Bancroft Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 317
(81%)
4,773
(38%)
 Hispanic 47
(12%)
2,733
(22%)
 White 14
(4%)
3,731
(30%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
535
(4%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
617
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
22
(0%)

Bancroft Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 320
(82%)
5,725
(46%)
 Not Eligible 72
(18%)
6,701
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 125 ranked schools in Delaware, Bancroft Elementary School is ranked 30th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bancroft Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bancroft Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 902
2006 854
2007 703
2008 329
2009 298
2010 321
2011 316
2012 358
2013 415
2014 401
2015 392

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 15.5
2007 12.8
2008 9.9
2009 10.3
2010 12.8
2011 12.2
2012 10.8
2013 10.9
2014 10.3
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67960088691796
2006 0.60070257611241
2007 0.72972972972973
2008 0.92705167173252
2009 0.95302013422819
2010 0.99065420560748
2011 0.94620253164557
2012 0.86033519553073
2013 0.79036144578313
2014 0.80548628428928
2015 0.81632653061224

Compare Bancroft Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,401.8% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.6%
 

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Public PK - 05 392 14:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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