Bancroft Elementary School

Bancroft Elementary School

DCPS School

1755 NEWTON STREET NW 202-673-7280

Shannon Flaherty
[email protected]

8:45 a.m.-3:30 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

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. We are guided in this work by our vision 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.

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

Dual Language/Immersion
Online Learning

Saturday Academy, DC Scores, Kindred, Champions, Bancroft PTO Afterschool Programs

• 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

  • 20.5%
  • 22.6%
  • 22.6%
  • 24.8%
  • 9.35%

Student Proficiency Levels

  • 23.2%
  • 16.7%
  • 14.1%
  • 33.4%
  • 12.3%
  • Level 1: Did Not Yet Meet Expectations

  • Level 2: Partially Met Expectations

  • Level 3: Approached Expectations

  • Level 4: Met Expectations

  • Level 5: Exceeded Expectations

  • 2.9%  Black/African-American
  • 1.5%  Asian
  • 63.2%  Hispanic / Latino
  • <1%  Native American / Alaska Native
  • <1%  Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander
  • 29.7%  White non-Hispanic
  • 2.1%  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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52 54 59 60 62 63 70 79 D33 S2 S9 W45
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