Bancroft Elementary School

Bancroft Elementary School

DCPS School

1755 Newton St. NW
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.

8:45 a.m.–3:15 p.m.

Before and after care available

7:15 a.m.–8:00 a.m.
3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Contact school for details

Not required

Dual Language/Immersion Interscholastic Sports

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

Bancroft will be temporarily located at 4300 13th St. NW for SY17-18.


Student Proficiency Levels

  • 16.3%
  • 24.2%
  • 29.5%
  • 25.3%
  • 4.7%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 25.8%
  • 27.9%
  • 26.3%
  • 19.5%
  • 0.5%
  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 7.9%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 5.6%  Asian
  • 71.2%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 14.4%  White non-Hispanic
  • 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
42, 43, 52, 53, 54, H1, H2, H3, H4, H8, S1, S2, S4, S9, DC Circulator
Columbia Heights