Welcome to Bancroft!


NO SCHOOL at Bancroft for the entire Thanksgiving Week, Nov. 23-27 (Other MPS schools ARE in session Mon 23rd and Tues 24th).

En Bancroft NO HAY CLASES, 23-24 NOVIEMBRE (Otras escuelas públicas de Minneapolis SÍ tienen clase).

NO HAY CLASES la semana entera de Acción de Gracias (23-27 noviembre). 

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

Bancroft wishes everyone a HAPPY THANKSGIVING! See you back in school on Monday, Nov. 30.

Bancroft le desea a todos un FELIZ DÍA de ACCIÓN de GRACIAS! Nos vemos de nuevo en clase el lunes, 30 de noviembre.
Letter to families from Interim Superintendent Goar

Interim Superintendent Michael Goar has written a letter to families regarding the impact of current events on our children. Please read his letter in English, Spanish and Somali.

Coffee, Tea and IB!

Our next one will be on Friday, Dec 4th.

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. 

Bancroft Promotional Video

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





Bancroft Partners with Urban Arts for After School Program

Urban Arts  partners with Bancroft students for after school program. Click on the link for more information.