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



Try Three Sisters soup with lunch on Nov. 13!
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month


The “Three Sisters” is a Native American term for corn, beans, and squash—which, like sisters, help one another grow when planted together. 



School Picture RETAKE Day


Retoma de Fotos - Viernes, 15 de noviembre


Dress for the Weather - ¡Abríguense!

Please make sure your child wears a warm coat, hat and gloves to school because we go outside for recess every day for a half hour! (unless it is raining or the temperature or windchill is below 0 degrees Fahrenheit)

Cold weather school cancellation guidelines


Por favor asegúrese que sus hijas e hijos tengan abrigo, gorro y guantes porque salimos todos los días para el recreo de media hora. (al menos que la temperatura o sensación térmica baje a menos 0 grados Fahrenheit.)

TURKEY BINGO - Bingo de Pavo


Thursday, Nov. 21

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Bring the whole family and be part of our Bancroft School community!  

Enjoy a slice of pizza. Get to know other families and staff. Play BINGO!

Bingo winners will be included in drawings for Thanksgiving meal baskets!



Bingo de Pavo

jueves, 21 de noviembre

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Venga con toda la familia! Somos todos parte de la comunidad de la Escuela Bancroft! 

Disfrute una porción de pizza y conozca a otras familias y personal de Bancroft - y jugamos BINGO!

Los ganadores de Bingo se incluyen en los sorteos para canastas de comida y un pavo!


Bancroft on Minnesota Public Radio

Our brand new kitchen and our discerning students were featured in an MPR News story, "Schools add healthy, local to the menu - and some kids eat it up."

Check out the video too!


Register Your Student!

Click on the link below to register your student.


We ALL Belong at Bancroft!

TODOS pertenecemos a Bancroft!!

Annagu dhan waxaan ka tirsan mahay Bancroft!