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About Us
New Beginnings! On February 13, 2018, the Christina Board of Education approved an agreement with the Governor’s Office and the Department of Education that included new ideas for the City of Wilmington schools to improve student achievement. Beginning in the 2019-20 school year, The Bancroft School will start its conversion to a grade 1-8 school.
  • 2019-20 School Year: The Bancroft School will serve students in grades 1 through 6for the 2019-20 school year.
  • 2020-21 School Year: The Bancroft School will serve students in grades 1 through 7 for the 2020-21 school year.
  • 2021-22 School Year: The Bancroft School will serve students in grades 1 through 8 for the 2021-22 school year and thereafter.


Our Mission
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The mission of The Bancroft School is to provide an inclusive and culturally relevant community that academically challenges and inspires students in a safe and nurturing environment.

Our Vision

Excellence today, tomorrow and beyond.