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
MPS Math competition

Bancroft 5th graders will be competing in the MPS Math competition on Saturday, April 25th. The competition is at North High, 8:30am-1:30pm.

Latin American Parent Involvement Day

Thursday, April 30th is Latin American Parent Involvement Day. Schedule coming soon...

Coffee, Tea and IB!

Our next one will be held on Friday, May 1st.

Get the answers to your questions at “Coffee, Tea, and IB,” offered the first Friday of every month from 7:30am-8:30am in the media center. Come get to know our principal and IB coordinator and enjoy some light refreshments too.

Parent Survey Results

Here are the results of the Parent Survey. Thanks to all who participated.

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. 


MCA Testing

Here is our schedule for the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment.