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Bancroft ES (leave a review)
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+1 (202) 673-7280

1755 Newton St Nw

Washington, District Of Columbia


About Bancroft ES
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Bancroft ES is located in the District of Columbia Public Schools of the state of District Of Columbia. It is one of 120 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 521 students - compared to other schools in District Of Columbia, this is a relatively average sized school.

The number of teachers at Bancroft ES has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Bancroft ES is $78,705, which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of $73,853.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Bancroft ES 521$23,08611$78,7050.46
Bridges PCS (0.77 miles) 333$19,75711$39,2940.65
Carlos Rosario International Pcs Harvard Street Campus (0.88 miles) 0
Bruce-Monroe ES @ Park View (1.03 miles) 470$27,4129$77,5800.38
Cardozo EC (1.07 miles) 783$29,55910$88,4470.53
Center City PCS Petworth (1.24 miles) 251$13,49513$55,0880.53

Bancroft ES

Number of pupils521
Funding per pupil$23,086
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$78,705
Diversity index0.46

Bridges PCS (0.77 miles)

Number of pupils333
Funding per pupil$19,757
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$39,294
Diversity index0.65

Carlos Rosario International Pcs Harvard Street Campus (0.88 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Bruce-Monroe ES @ Park View (1.03 miles)

Number of pupils470
Funding per pupil$27,412
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$77,580
Diversity index0.38

Cardozo EC (1.07 miles)

Number of pupils783
Funding per pupil$29,559
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$88,447
Diversity index0.53

Center City PCS Petworth (1.24 miles)

Number of pupils251
Funding per pupil$13,495
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$55,088
Diversity index0.53
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within District Of Columbia
There are 250 schools in District Of Columbia. Rankings don't always go up to 250 because some schools have missing data.
34thlargest school
29thhighest number of FTE teachers
102ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
91sthighest average teaching salary
1sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
120thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
69thhighest diversity index
76thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Minimum instructional hours unknown.

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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