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
It's Report Card Time! / Boleta de Calificaciones!

Look for your child's report card in his/her backpack this week. Remember, it shows progress made at this point in the school year.  KEEP THE REPORT CARD. Please sign and return the empty envelope to your child's teacher.

Busque la boleta de calificaciones de su estudiante en su mochila esta semana. Recuérdese que la boleta muestra su progreso en este momento del año escolar. QUÉDESE CON LA BOLETA. Por favor, firme y devuelva el sobre vacío a la maestra de su estudiante.

Winter Break!! - ¡Vacaciones de Invierno!

WINTER BREAK is December 17 to January 2 - NO SCHOOL!  

See you back in class on Tuesday January 3rd, 2017!


VACACIONES DE INVIERNO - 17 de diciembre al 2 de enero.

Regresamos a clases el martes, 3 de enero, 2017!

December PTO Meeting/Family Night CANCELLED

The Bancroft PTO (Parent/Teacher Organization) meeting and Family Night for December has been CANCELLED.  December is a busy time for everyone - Catch up with us in the New Year!


La PTO de Bancroft (Organización de Padres/Maestros) SE CANCELÓ la reunión y Noche de Familia de diciembre. Este mes es muy ocupado para todos - Vengan a echar una mano en el Año Nuevo!


Bancroft Family Night @ Roller Garden - January 19
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!   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. If you need transportation to Roller Garden (in St. Louis Park), we are planning to have a bus to and from Bancroft.
MARQUE EL CALENDARIO!- Los invitamos 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. Si necesitan transporte a Roller Garden (ubicado en St. Louis Park), habrá un autobús desde Bancroft.
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.


- 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


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.