Introduction

Bancroft School is an independent, co-educational, college-preparatory day school. From Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12, Bancroft is committed to students’ academic, personal, and social development. Challenged and cheered on by their classmates, students gain the confidence to try new things and work hard to achieve their personal best in and out of the classroom. We celebrate students for the diverse individuals they are—and encourage them to try their best in everything they do.

Expert teachers and small class sizes ensure that every student engages with subject matter on a deep level. Project-based learning teaches students to think critically and grasp complex ideas. They recognize when they need extra help, and how to articulate their needs – skills that serve them well at Bancroft, in college, and beyond. Bancroft’s academic programs ensure that our students master subject matter fully and efficiently, and perform at a consistently high level.

While at Bancroft, students engage in a rich community, develop a broad range of interests and talents, and build the foundations needed to excel in some of the nation’s top colleges and universities. Ultimately, the goal is to help students become lifelong learners, teachers of others, and citizens of the world. Inspired students, a superior faculty, and engaged families thrive in the diverse, safe, and supportive community that is Bancroft School. Our students are smart, joyful, confident learners who are excited to come to school each day. From Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, participate in a kind, compassionate warm community where they are challeneged to be their best selves.

Location 
Worcester,Massachusetts,UNITED STATES
Grades 
k-12
School Type 
Private Non-Religious School
School Size 
Medium (between 300~600 students)

Highlights

Year Established 1900
Total Enrollment 464
College Matriculation 100%
Teacher to Student Ratio 1:8
International Students Ratio 5%
Teachers with Advanced Degree 70%
Gender Co-ed
AP Courses 10
Average Class Size 12
Average SAT Score 1858
Religious Affiliation Independent
Uniform Requirement Dress Code

Campus Features

  • Bancroft upholds the highest standards of academic achievement, and we give students the tools and support they need to reach them. From PreK through senior year, Bancroft prepares students to meet the academic rigors they will face at each next step. Lower Schoolers develop a solid foundation for success in Middle School.
  • Middle Schoolers emerge ready for the rigors of Upper School. And our graduates are fully prepared to perform well in the nation’s top colleges, often reporting that freshman year seemed “easier” than Bancroft’s Upper School.
  • Expert teachers and small class sizes ensure that every student engages with subject matter on a deep level. Project-based learning teaches students to think critically and grasp complex ideas.
  • They recognize when they need extra help, and how to articulate their needs – skills that serve them well at Bancroft, in college, and beyond. Bancroft’s academic programs ensure that our students master subject matter fully and efficiently, and perform at a consistently high level.

Admission

Interview Requirements 
Yes
Application Fee 
$0
Space Available 
Grade 7
0
Grade 8
0
Grade 9
5
Grade 10
2
Grade 11
0
Grade 12
0

Admission Instructions

This school does not require additional admission instructions

Test Score Requirement

TOEFL 
Above 80
TOEFL Jr 
N/A
IELTS 
N/A
Academic Strength 
Top 20%
academic strength explanation!

Estimate Total Cost

Total Annual Cost 
$69,200
Total Annual Cost is Calculated based on tuition, health insurance ($1,650), and average local living expenses.
International Tuition /Year
$46,600.00
Domestic Tuition /Year:
$37,100.00

Courses

AP Courses 
  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • English
  • European History
  • French
  • Latin
  • Physics
  • Spanish
Honor Courses  
NOT AVAILABLE
Special Programs  
NOT AVAILABLE

Student Activities

Clubs 
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer
  • Creative Writing
  • Cultural Club
  • Debate
  • Drama
  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Foreign Language
  • Honor Society
  • Math Team
  • Model United Nations
  • Musical Instruments
  • Peer Leadership
  • Robotics
  • Speech
  • Student Goverment
  • Vocal Performance
  • Volunteer
  • Year Book
Sports 
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Indoor Track & Field
  • Lacrosse
  • Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming & Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball

Matriculations

Acadia University, Allegheny College, American University, Amherst College, Anna Maria College, Assumption College, Auburn University, Babson College, Baldwin Wallace University, Barnard College, Bates College, Bennington College, Bentley University, Berklee College of Music , Boston College, Boston University, Bowdoin College, Brandeis University, Brooklyn College of the CUNY, Brown University, Bryant University, Bryn Mawr College, Bucknell University, Butler University, California College of the Arts, California Institute of the Arts, Carleton College, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, Catholic University of America, Chapman University, Chatham University, Clark University, Colby College, Colgate University, College of Charleston, College of the Holy Cross, College of William and Mary, Columbia College Chicago, Columbia University, Columbus College of Art and Design, Connecticut College, Cornell University, Creighton University, Curry College, Davidson College, Dean College, DePaul University, Dickinson College, Drew University, Drexel University, Duke University, Durham University, Earlham College, Eckerd College, Elon University, Emerson College, Emmanuel College, Emory University, Endicott College, Fairfield University, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles, Fitchburg State University, Florida Institute of Technology, Florida Southern College, Fordham University, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Franklin & Marshall College, Furman University, George Mason University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Gettysburg College, Gonzaga University, Goucher College, Hampshire College, Harvard College, Haverford College, High Point University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Hofstra University, Indiana University at Bloomington, Ithaca College, Jacksonville University, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Johnson & Wales University, Kenyon College, King’s College London, Lafayette College, Lasell College, Lawrence University, Lebanon Valley College, Lehigh University, Lesley University, Liberty University, LIM College (Laboratory Institute of Merchandising), Loyola Marymount University, Loyola University Chicago, Loyola University Maryland, Marist College, Marquette University, Marymount Manhattan College, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, McGill University, McPherson College, MCPHS - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Merrimack College, Miami University, Oxford, Middlebury College, Molloy College, Mount Holyoke College, Muhlenberg College, New England Institute of Technology, New York University, Newbury College, Nichols College, Northeastern University, Northwestern University, Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Ohio State University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Otis College of Art and Design, Pace University, New York City, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University, Pepperdine University, Principia College, Providence College, Purchase College State University of New York, Purdue University, Quinnipiac University, Reed College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rhode Island College, Rhode Island School of Design, Rider University, Rochester Institute of Technology, Roger Williams University, Rollins College, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Sacred Heart University, Saint Anselm College, Saint John’s University (NY), Saint Louis University, Salem State University, Salve Regina University, Sarah Lawrence College, Savannah College of Art and Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, School of Visual Arts, Seton Hall University, Simmons College, Skidmore College, Smith College, Southern Methodist University, St. Lawrence University, Stonehill College, Suffolk University, SUNY Maritime College, Susquehanna University, Syracuse University, Temple University, The New School, Trinity College, Tufts University, Tulane University, Union College (New York), University of Alabama, University of Arizona, University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Davis, University of California, Irvine, University of California, Los Angeles, University of California, Riverside, University of California, San Diego, University of California, Santa Barbara, University of Chicago, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Colorado at Denver, University of Connecticut, University of Denver, University of Edinburgh, University of Hartford, University of Kansas, University of Maine, University of Maryland, College Park, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, University of Miami, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, University of  Missouri Columbia, University of New Hampshire at Durham, University of New Haven, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of Oregon, University of Oxford (Christ Church), University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, University of Rhode Island, University of Richmond, University of Rochester, University of San Francisco, University of South Carolina, University of Southern California, University of St Andrews, University of Texas, Austin, University of Toronto, University of Vermont, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Ursinus College, Vassar College, Villanova University, Wagner College, Wake Forest University, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington and Lee University, Washington College, Washington University in St. Louis, Wellesley College, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Wesleyan University, Western New England University, Westfield State University, Wheaton College MA, Whittier College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester State University

Worcester

Bancroft School is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, which is the second largest city in New England. Centrally located in both Massachusetts and New England, the City of Worcester offers easy access to all New England states and beyond. Nine colleges and universities, including Assumption College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, The College of Holy Cross, and Clark University are located in this city.

Worcester is a place where culture shines. From world renowned museums and concert halls to regionally lauded theaters and galleries, musical groups and ethnic festivals, Worcester can satisfy any appetite for cultural nourishment. Worcester boasts a close proximity to Boston as well. Only a short drive or train ride from Worcester, Boston is a great destination for cultural exploration.

Housing

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