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Love What You Learn!

Bancroft School is the premier college preparatory PreK to 12 Independent Day School in Central Massachusetts. Our talented faculty use innovative teaching methods designed for active learning to meet students where they are academically, socially, and emotionally. We help students become the best versions of themselves.

Early Learning & Lower School

It’s a time of self-discovery, curiosity, imagination, and cultivating kindness. Lower School students learn one-on-one with faculty or in small cohorts, with lessons tailored to individual learning styles, levels of mastery, and interests.


The Middle School years are about acquiring new academic responsibilities, building confidence, and cultivating leadership skills that foster self-respect—and respect for others.

Upper School

Our liberal arts curriculum—combined with countless opportunities for scholarly, athletic, artistic, social, workplace, and global engagement—gives students the broad education they need to succeed in the world’s top colleges and beyond.

The Butterfly Project

Another group of brightly colored butterflies hang from the ceiling of the second floor, Middle School wing of the McDonough Building. 

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Spreading the Joy

Earlier this month our Lower School community came together to create hundreds of holiday cards to be delivered to shelters and hospitals throughout Worcester this holiday season.

Read More about Spreading the Joy


Summer is better at Bancroft. Shoot some hoops. Sharpen your math skills. Take up the violin.

What are you doing this summer? Bancroft offers a wide range of enrichment programs throughout the summer to help students of all ages discover new interests, sharpen skills, and meet new friends.

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Experience what it means to own your learning. Schedule a visit to our campus today.