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
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Bancroft Family Night @ ROLLER GARDEN
Join us for roller-skating at Roller Garden on Thursday, January 19, from 6 to 8:00pm. $5 per person includes admission and skate rental. Food is available for purchase. There will be a free Bancroft bus to and from Roller Garden, leaving at 5:30 and returning at 8:30pm. 
All children must be accompanied by an adult.
PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOUR FAMILY PLANS TO RIDE THE BANCROFT BUS - 612-668-3550
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Vengan a patinar en Roller Garden el jueves, 19 de enero, de las 6:00 a 8:00pm. $5 por persona incluye admisión y alquiler de patines. Hay un autobús de Bancroft: sale 5:30pm, regresa 8:30pm.
Niños deben estar acompañados por un adulto.
FAVOR DE AVISARNOS SI SU FAMILIA QUIERE TOMAR EL BUS DE BANCROFT - 612-668-3550
 
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COME TO SCHOOL ON FRIDAY, JAN 27

REMEMBER, Bancroft's calendar has some days that are different from other schools in Minneapolis.

Friday, January 27 - Yes, BANCROFT HAS SCHOOL (No school at other Minneapolis schools)
Monday, January 30 - NO SCHOOL - Staff Planning Day (All Minneapolis Public Schools)
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VEN A CLASES el VIERNES, 27 de ENERO!! RECUÉRDESE, algunos días de nuestro calendario son diferentes de las otras escuelas de Minneapolis.
 
viernes, 27 de enero - EN BANCROFT HAY CLASES (No hay clases en otras escuelas de Minneapolis)
lunes, 30 de enero - NO HAY CLASES - Desarrollo Profesional de Maestros (Todas las Escuelas Públicas de Minneapolis)
 
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Dress for the Weather - ¡Abríguense!

GET READY FOR FRIGID TEMPS!  Please make sure your child wears a warm coat, hat and mittens to school because we go outside for recess every day for a half hour! (unless the temperature or windchill is below 0 degrees Fahrenheit)

SCHOOL CANCELATION POLICY - BE READY! Minneapolis Public Schools considers canceling classes when:
* Wind chill is -35F or colder at 6:30am.  * 6+ inches of snow falls in 12 hours   * 8+ inches of snow falls in 24 hours

We try to let families know:  * By 6:00pm the day before cancellation, or      * By 5:30am the day of cancellation

Check your phone messages, texts, school website, Facebook, radio, TV.

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¡PREPÁRENSE PARA EL FRÍO! Por favor asegúrese que sus hijos tengan abrigo, gorro y guantes porque salimos todos los días para el recreo de media hora. (al menos que la temperatura o sensación térmica baje a menos 0 grados Fahrenheit.)
 
REGLAS PARA CANCELAR CLASES - ¡APRONTENSE! MPS considera el cierre de las escuelas cuando:
*La temperatura es menos de -35F a 6:30am.
*Cae 6+ pulgadas de nieve en 12 horas
*Cae 8+ pulgadas de nieve en 24 horas

Informaremos a las familias:
*Antes de 6pm el día antes de cancelar,
*Antes de 5:30am el día de la cancelación

Chequear sus mensajes de teléfono, textos, Internet, Facebook, radio, TV.

 
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School Renovation - Renovación de la Escuela

- Phase 1 (gym demolition) is done.
- The next phase of construction will begin in March 2017.
- Our classrooms and new routines will not be affected.

Take a look at the preliminary plans for renovating our school! Click on the link below.
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- La etapa preliminar (demolición del gimnasio) ya se cumplió.
- La siguiente etapa de construcción comenzará en marzo 2017.
- Nuestros salones de clase y nuevas rutinas no se afectarán.

Se puede echar un vistazo ya a los planes preliminares para remodelar nuestra escuela. Cliquear en el enlace...

Bancroft Remodel Updates 

Bancroft 2016-17 School Calendar

Download and print or save to your desktop calendar created by the district.

Bancroft 2016-17 School Calendar

 

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Bancroft Promotional Video

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKp30Io6jbQ

 

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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.