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
Día de Participación de Familias Latinoamericanas! CINCO DE MAYO


¡Los invitamos a desayunar! - 7:30am


Presentaciones y actuaciones de estudiantes!


Acompañe a su hija/hijo a su clase!



Celebramos las culturas latinas!



ÚLTIMO DÍA de DESPUÉS DE LA ESCUELA: miércoles, 3 de mayo

World Café - Equity in Our Schools - MAY 2

You're invited Tuesday, May 2, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Davis Service Center, 1250 W. Broadway Ave., to lend your voice and influence our integration plan going forward.
This is a safe and welcoming venue for everyone to share their opinions and ideas about creating more equitable environments within our buildings. Light food and refreshments will be provided. If you would like to request transportation, interpretation or child care, please call 612.668.0198.

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MCA testing April 12 - May 1 / Exámenes MCA 12 abril a 1 mayo

The MCA standardized state exams will begin for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students on Wednesday, April 12th. Click on the link for the reading test schedule.  Make sure your student gets plenty of sleep, eats well and gets to school on time. 

Los exámenes MCA (del estado) empiezan el 12 de abril para 3er, 4o y 5o grados. Cliquea aquí para ver el calendario de exámenes de lectura. Asegure que su estudiante duerma y coma bien, y llegue a clase a tiempo.

MCA Reading test schedule

Every Friday is WALKING FRIDAY - Todos los viernes son VIERNES DE CAMINATA!

Every Friday is Walking Friday at Bancroft! Starting  April 14, the Friday buses will drop off students at 42nd Street and 13th Avenue. (Please note the route change!) Students will walk the 4 blocks to school, accompanied by staff, volunteers, and the school patrol. We'll do this every Friday, weather permitting. An energizing start for everyone!


¡Todos los viernes son Viernes de Caminata en Bancroft! Empezando el 14 de abril, los buses de viernes dejarán a los alumnos en la Calle 42 y la Avenida 13 (Nótese el cambio de ruta). Todos caminarán las 4 cuadras a Bancroft, acompañados por maestros, voluntarios y la guardia escolar de peatones. Lo haremos cada viernes, si se permite el clima. ¡Un comienzo energético del día para todos!

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! 
We have some new routines for going to/returning from recess, going around the construction zone. 
Our number-one concern is always the safety of students and adults. We will try to keep you updated on progress over the next 18 months. 


El proyecto de renovación de Bancroft ya arrancó! 
Tenemos unas rutinas nuevas para ir/volver del recreo, al otro lado de la zona de construcción. Nuestra primera preocupación siempre es la seguridad de los niños y adultos. Trataremos de mantenerlos informados del progreso en los próximos 18 meses. 

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.