About Bannockburn ES

Bannockburn Elementary School is located in Bethesda, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C. Bannockburn serves 350 students from Kindergarten to fifth grade and is part of the Whitman Cluster.

The elementary schools in the Whitman Cluster include Bradley HillsBurning Tree,Carderock Springs and Wood Acres. The middle school in the Whitman Cluster is Thomas Pyle and Walt Whitman is the high school.

The main office opens at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 4:30 p.m. daily. The school hours are 9:25 a.m. to 3:50 p.m.

Office Phone Numbers

  • Main Office 240-740-1270
  • FAX 301-320-6559

Policies and Procedures

  • Discipline Policy
  • Parent Handbook 
  • What You Should Know About Riding the Bus 
  • School Crisis Plan Letter 
  • Drop Off and Pick Up Procedures 

School Improvement

  • School Improvement Plan  

Vision Statement

 Bannockburn is an inclusive community of innovative thinkers; we challenge, we inspire, we achieve greatness.

Mission Statement

 We will: 


  • Create a peaceful and respectful environment.
  • Value and share in the experiences and perspectives of others.
  • Teach children to be problem solvers.
  • Foster creativity, kindness, and compassion.
  • Establish and maintain high expectations that meet all student needs.
  • Prepare students to live in and contribute to a dynamic world.


Homework Policy