Bancroft Elementary School
 Date updated - Summer 2018
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District: Christina School District Telephone: (302) 429-4102
Address: 700 North Lombard Street, Wilmington DE 19801 Web: Bancroft Elementary School Page
Principal: Dolores Kingery
School Demographics
Fall Enrollment

Grade 16457
Grade 25540
Grade 35033
Grade 46152
Grade 54456

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School Promotion by Grade

Grade 183.6%
Grade 296.7%
Grade 396.4%
Grade 4100.0%
Grade 5100.0%

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Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

African American83.4%82.2%

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Other Student Characteristics

English Language Learner2.8%
Low Income81.1%
Special Education12.6%
Enrolled for Full Year100.0%

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Recently Arrived ELL Students

Number of Students Not Tested on ELA Assessment0

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Class Size (Percentage by Range) (2017-18)
* Elementary and special schools provide their own class size data

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School Finances

District Expenditure per Pupil (2016-17)


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District Sources of Revenue (2016-17)

Percent District Allocation of Current Expenses by Category (2016-17)

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Exemplary Programs
In addition to exemplary academic programs, Bancroft has established a variety of community partnerships. J. P. Morgan Chase and Children and Families First, our lead partners, have joined together to establish the East Side Community School Partnership. With this partnership, Bancroft has been able to strengthen community ties resulting in positive community relations that have a direct effect on student achievement. This partnership continues to garner resources and support from many other businesses and community organizations. Bancroft has also gained mentor support from the Big Brothers and Big Sisters organization resulting in close to 100 mentors volunteering their time to and for the students of the school. Bancroft’s PBS / PAWS system has also aided in the improvement of the school’s overall climate and culture.

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Curriculum Highlights
Bancroft implements a framework for Reading that includes systematic and explicit instruction in five critical areas essential to reading success: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension and fluency. Instructional strategies implemented in the classroom are research based and support the response to intervention initiative in Reading and Math. Bancroft implements Math Connects, that is aligned with the Common Core. Bancroft also implements a Math intervention program using research based instructional strategies that include using multiple methods for problem solving, use of manipulatives, and communicating mathematically. Science kits, which are hands on investigative science units, are implemented in every grade level. These units are aligned with the state science standards and provide students with authentic experiences around a variety of science topics.These programs support the needs of diverse learners.

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