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

At Bancroft Elementary School, our mission is to meet the educational, developmental and social needs of all students, inspiring and enabling them to reach their full potential in and beyond elementary school. As a community of learners, we are committed to working together to ensure all our students achieve at high levels through a rigorous dual language program which promotes biliteracy and bilingualism.

Dual Language/Immersion
Interscholastic Sports

Dual Language Instruction, Everybody Wins!, Tools of the Mind, Young Playwrights Theater

•We are committed to ensuring our students achieve at high levels through a rigorous dual language program which promotes biliteracy & bilingualism.
•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

  • 7%  Black, non-Hispanic
  • 5%  Asian
  • 68%  Hispanic / Latino
  • 19%  White non-Hispanic
  • 1%  Multiracial
Lottery Seats
Matches on Results Day
Waitlist offers made by October 2019
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, 53, 54, 60, 62, 63, 70, 79, D33, S1, S2, S4, S9, W45
Columbia Heights