Bancroft Elementary School

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<p>Bancroft Elementary School is part of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District and serves approximately 500 kindergarten through fifth grade students. As the home of the Bobcats, the school's programs include a highly acclaimed music program, a slate of after-school enrichment classes, a gifted and talented program, a weekly homework club, and a student council-run recycling program.</p>
<p>Built in 1968, the school consists of four air-conditioned pods that house classrooms, a library, a technology lab, rooms for instrumental music programs, five newer classrooms, a plaza, outdoor tables, and the student-created Bobcat Mascot mural. New play structures and play surfaces were installed in 2004 on the main and kindergarten yards, and the students help maintain a large school garden. </p> <p>The school's principal is Linda Schuler.</p> <p>The following data is from 2008-09, unless otherwise noted:</p> <ul> <li><b>2009 Base API:</b> 903</li> <li><b>2010 STAR results: </b>77 percent of 2nd-5th graders proficient or advanced in language arts</li> <li><b>Percentage of parents who are college graduates: </b>38</li> <li><b>Percentage of students who are English learners:</b> 13.1</li> <li><b>Percentage of students who are:</b> White, 57; Asian, 21; Hispanic, 8.6; Filipino, 3.4; African-American, 2.5; Pacific Islander, 2.3.</li> <li><b>Percentage who students who receive free or reduced-priced lunches: </b>6.5</li> <li><b>Number of expulsions/suspensions:</b> expulsions, 0; suspensions, 7; 2 involving drugs or violence</li> </ul> <p><i>Sources: California Department of Education and Ed-Data</i></p> <p><i><br /></i></p>
2200 Parish Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
(925) 933-3405
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