Bancroft Elementary School

Bancroft Elementary School

DCPS School

1755 Newton St. NW 202-673-7280

Shannon Flaherty
[email protected]

8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
PK3-PK4: 8:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m.

7:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m.
3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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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 in all content areas.

Deal Middle School
MacFarland Middle School
Columbia Heights Education Campus 6–8 (CHEC)

Arts Integration
Blended Learning
Dual Language/Immersion
Extended Day
Online Learning
Restorative Justice Program
School Garden

DC Scores
Bancroft PTO After School Programs
Saturday Academy

• We are committed to ensuring that all students receive core subject instruction as separate content areas. Science and Math are taught in Spanish.
• We have classes for parents on how to support their children at home as it pertains to reading.
• We are guided by our vision to be a diverse and vibrant community of learners preparing all students to be high-achieving, bilingual global citizens.


Student Proficiency Levels


Student Proficiency Levels

  • Did not yet meet expectations

  • Partially met expectations

  • Approached expectations

  • Met expectations

  • Exceeded expectations

  • 4%  Black/African-American
  • 2%  Asian
  • 65%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 26%  White non-Hispanic
  • 3%  Multiracial

This school has multiple lottery options, please visit the historic waitlist page HERE for detailed data.
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 [email protected].

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1755 Newton St. NW

Ward 1

Ward 1
52, 54, 59, 60, 62, 63, 70, 79, D33, S1, S2, S9, W45
Columbia Heights