PROFICIENCY 20% 49% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%La Mesa-Spring Valley
34%La Presa

Bancroft Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "La Mesa-Spring Valley" in La Presa, CA. There are a total of 652 students and 21 teachers at Bancroft Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 31 to 1. There are a total of 509 free lunch students and 81 reduced lunch students.

Bancroft Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 19.5%, which is 49% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio31:1
Free lunch509
Reduced lunch81


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Bancroft Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Bancroft Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 8.3% 29.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 13.7% 9.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.9% 4.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 69.3% 48.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 2.0% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.3% 6.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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La Presa demographics profile

StatisticLa PresaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)7,10323291
Median age34.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Speak English57%56%79%
Speak Spanish20%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Presa

IndexLa PresaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school77.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college52.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%
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