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School leader:  Alison Auerbach
1755 Newton Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20010

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(202) 673-7280
(202) 671-5033
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Best known for
"We are best known for dual immersion program (spa)."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Transportation provided for special education students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    World languages
  • Arts
    Choir / Chorus, Band, Drama, Poetry
  • World languages
    Spanish
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16 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a community member · January 17, 2013
School has hard working teachers, and wonderful student and family population. Leadership leads lots to be desired: not accomodating and mistreat staff. Hard working teachers is what drives this school, not the leadership. I would look at other... more

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Submitted by a parent · June 20, 2012
My husband and I had a difficult choice, as we were accepted at Eaton -- a well regarded school where some of our Mt Pleasant neighbors send their kids. We are very happy with our choice to stay at Bancroft, the local school nestled against Rock... more

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Submitted by a parent · June 08, 2012
This school is a hidden gem. My daughter has had a very successful school year. She is in the PS-3 immersion class. Neither my husband or I are Spanish speakers and my daughter is pretty fluent. I could not have had selected better teachers. The... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 17, 2010
We have been pleased with the school as a whole and very impressed with her teacher in particular. The PS 3 immersion class is wonderful and we love that we walk to school and see friends and neighbors along the way. It really makes you feel part... more

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Last modified: December 30, 2015
Last modified Bancroft Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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