Bancroft Elementary School

Bancroft Elementary School

DCPS School

1755 Newton St. NW 202-673-7280

8:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

After care available

3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Contact school for details.

Not required
Bancroft Elementary School

Our vision is for Bancroft to be a diverse and vibrant community of learners preparing all students to be high-achieving, bilingual global citizens who lead in the 21st century. We are committed to ensuring all our students achieve at high levels through a rigorous dual language program which promotes biliteracy and bilingualism.

Dual Language/Immersion
Interscholastic Sports

Everybody Wins!, Tools of the Mind, Young Playwrights Theater

• Bancroft Elementary is entering its second year of launching the Saturday Academy program for parents and students who are reading below grade level
• We have classes for parents on how to support their children at home as it pertains to reading
• Parents and their children get an opportunity to learn together during Saturday Academy


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 20%
  • 26%
  • 26%
  • 23%
  • 5%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 27%
  • 19%
  • 27%
  • 22%
  • 5%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 7.9%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 6.0%  Asian
  • 67.5%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 0.4%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • 0.2%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 16.8%  White non-Hispanic
  • 1.1%  Multiracial
Federal and District law require equal access to services for students with special education needs and English Language Learners. For additional information, please contact the Office of the State Superintendent of Education at (202) 727-6436 or at

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1755 Newton St. NW

Ward 1

Ward 1
52, 53, 54, 60, 62, 63, 70, 79, D33, S1, S2, S4, S9, W45
Columbia Heights