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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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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - January 15

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day – NO SCHOOL
Bancroft honors Dr. Martin Luther King and his life's work.
"Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?"

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El lunes es el Día de Martin Luther King Jr. – NO HAY CLASES
Bancroft honra a Dr. Martin Luther King y el trabajo que hizo para todos.
“La pregunta de la vida más persistente y urgente es: ¿Qué estás haciendo por los demás?

 

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Bancroft Family Night @ ROLLER GARDEN
Join us for roller-skating at Roller Garden on Thursday, January 25, from 6 to 8:00pm. $5 per skater 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, 25 de enero, de las 6:00 a 8:00pm. $5 por patinador/a 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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Register Your Student!

Click on the link below to register your student.

 

http://schoolrequest.mpls.k12.mn.us

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What Makes Bancroft Special? - Video

Students, staff and families love Bancroft! As an IB-PYP (International Baccalaureate-Primary Years Program) school, we help kids grow as active learners to become engaged world citizens!

Hear it in their own words! 

VISIT OUR SCHOOL! Come by Bancroft for a tour and information about our school and how the IB curriculum benefits our students.

Please call to set up a time for a visit!  612-668-3550.

The school request period for the next school year is December 18 through February 17.

 

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Volunteer at Bancroft

Parents and other adult family members, come lend a hand in your child's classroom, or help out in other ways around Bancroft!

Please fill out the online form, and give Linda, our Family Liaison a call 612-668-3574, and we'll get you set up!

Parent/Guardian Volunteer Form

Madres, Padres y otros familiares adultos: vengan a echar una mano en el salón de su hija/hijo, o ayude en otras cosas en Bancroft. Por favor, complete el formulario en línea, y llame a Linda, la enlace familiar 612-668-3574, y arreglamos con la maestra!

 

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MPS Wellness Policy Changes

We ALL like to celebrate! Instead of food treats, here are some ideas for classroom celebrations, like birthdays!

·      bring a pencil, sticker, seed pack for each student
·      donate a book for the classroom
·      participate in the classroom celebration with your child
·      bring a book from home to share during circle time

Let's keep students SAFE, HEALTHY, and HAPPY at Bancroft!

MPS Wellness Policy Changes

- MPS District policy prevents schools from using food for personal celebrations or rewards.