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 report cards in student backpacks on Thursday!
Remember, the report card shows progress made at this point in the school year towards the year-end goals.  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 el jueves!
Recuérdese que la boleta muestra su progreso en este momento del año escolar hacia las metas de fin de año escolar. QUÉDESE CON LA BOLETA. Por favor, firme y devuelva el sobre vacío a la maestra de su estudiante.



It's Family Arts Night at Bancroft!  

Thursday, December 12 - 5:00-7:00pm

Join us for a light dinner, followed by performances, art projects, music, movement and all sorts of creativity! 

Music Performances:
6:00 - 1st Grade
6:30 - 2nd Grade


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.)

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!