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Bancroft School from the West
|Worcester, MA USA|
|Head of school||James P. "Trey" Cassidy|
|Athletics conference||Eastern Independent League (EIL) and New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC)|
Located on a 30-acre (120,000 m2) campus in Worcester, Massachusetts, Bancroft School is an independent, co-educational, Pre-K-12, college-preparatory day school serving the communities of Central Massachusetts and MetroWest Boston.
Bancroft has three divisions: Lower School (Pre-K–Grade 5), Middle School (Grades 6-8) and Upper School (Grades 9-12).
Notable alumni of Bancroft School include:
- Esther Forbes, Class of 1908, winner of the 1943 Pulitzer Prize for History for a biography of Paul Revere and the 1944 Newbery Medal for Johnny Tremain
- Mahlon Hoagland biochemist, discoverer of amino-acid activating enzymes.
- Myra Kraft (née Hiatt), (1942–2011), Bancroft Class of 1960: Philanthropist with the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation; Robert K. and Myra H. Kraft Foundation; American Repertory Theatre; Brandeis University; United Way of Massachusetts Bay; Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston; Kraft Stadium for American football in Jerusalem.
- Robert Waring Stoddard, Class of 1923, former editor of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette and one of the founders of the John Birch Society.
- Denise Eisenberg Rich, Class of 1962, New York socialite
- Red, Christian (2012-01-28). "New England Patriots have someone watching over them during Super Bowl journey". NY Daily News. Retrieved 2012-02-02.
- "BANCROFT SCHOOL ALUMNI AWARD DESCRIPTIONS". Bancroft School. Retrieved 2012-05-08.