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
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.



Click here for the latest BANCROFT BUZZ!  - December 14

Haz clic para el último BOLETÍN de BANCROFT - 14 diciembre


Updated Construction Photos

Click on the link above to see some of the exciting changes happening to the building.

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!


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.


We ALL Belong at Bancroft!

TODOS pertenecemos a Bancroft!!

Annagu dhan waxaan ka tirsan mahay Bancroft!


School Renovation - La Renovación


Our school construction project is well underway! 
Our number-one concern is always the safety of students and adults. It is exciting to see the progress made over the summer. We will try to keep you updated on progress during this school year. Check out the plans and interior views in the link below!


El proyecto de renovación de Bancroft está en marcha! 
Nuestra primera preocupación siempre es la seguridad de los niños y adultos.  Es impresionante ver el progreso de los meses de verano! Trataremos de mantenerlos informados del progreso durante el año escolar. Echen un vistazo a los planes y a las vistas interiores en el enlace:

  NEW!  Bancroft Remodel Updates 

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.