Welcome to Bancroft!

Bancroft Elementary provides students with a strong academic foundation as critical thinkers who choose and act responsibly with respect for self, community, and the environment.

Bancroft is an IB World School. The PYP is a world-renowned curriculum framework from the International Baccalaureate (IB) designed to encourage students to be active learners, well-rounded individuals and engaged world citizens.  The Primary Years Programme targets learners in High 5 through 5th grade and aims to create a relevant, engaging, challenging and significant educational environment for all children!


Learn more about the IB PYP at Bancroft.

Bancroft Happenings
PTO Plant Sale - PICK UP - May 6 & 7

Your plants are ready! Come pick up your orders in the Bancroft gym on Friday, May 6: 8am-6pm, or Saturday, May 7: 10am-1pm 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Lend a hand and get first choice on your plant orders!

Sus plantas y flores les esperan! Venga a retirar sus pedidos en el gimnasio de Bancroft el viernes, 6 de mayo, 8:00am-6:00pm, o el sábado, 7 de mayo: 10:00am - 1:00pm. SE NECESITAN VOLUNTARIOS! Ven a echar una mano y puede elegir las plantas!


Coffee, Tea & IB This FRIDAY! 7:30-8:30am

Join us for Coffee, Tea & IB this Friday!  7:30-8:30am. Enjoy breakfast treats, discuss what's going on at Bancroft!

¡Los invitamos a Café, Té & IB este viernes!  7:30-8:30am. Disfrute un desayuno liviano mientras hablamos de lo que pasa en Bancroft!


Walking Fridays at Bancroft! - ¡Viernes de Caminata!

Every Friday is Walking Friday at Bancroft! Starting April 15, the morning buses will drop off students at 42nd Street and 14th Avenue. Students will walk the remaining 4 blocks to school, accompanied by staff, volunteers, and the school patrol. We'll do this every Friday through the end of the school year, weather permitting. If your family lives nearby or drives to school, join us at 42nd & 14th at 7:15am and walk with us! An energizing start for everyone!


¡Todos los viernes son Viernes de Caminata en Bancroft! Empezando el 15 de abril, los buses de mañana dejarán a los alumnos en la Calle 42 y la Avenida 14. Todos caminarán las 4 cuadras a Bancroft, acompañados por maestros, voluntarios y la guardia escolar de peatones. Lo haremos cada viernes hasta el fin del año escolar, si se permite el clima. Si su familia vive cerca o viene en carro, venga a la esquina 42 y 14 a las 7:15am y camine con nosotros!  ¡Un comienzo energético del día para todos!


MPS Superintendent Search: Your Voice Matters

You are invited to participate in Minneapolis Public Schools search for a new superintendent.  

Click here for dates, times, and to register:

Superintendent Search: Your voice matters!

Bancroft starts remodel - La renovaci├│n comienza

The Bancroft School remodel project is beginning in the summer of 2016, with completion by the Fall of 2018. Take a look at the preliminary plans for renovating our school! Click on the link below.

El proyecto de renovación de la Escuela Bancroft comienza el verano de 2016, para terminar antes del otoño de 2018. Se puede echar un vistazo ya a los planes preliminares para remodelar nuestra escuela. Cliquear en el enlace...

Bancroft remodel

Bancroft Promotional Video

View our School video on Youtube...click on the link below.





Come For A Tour!

We offer tours throughout the year, generally between 8:00am-1:30pm. Please call the school office to set up a time that works for you.