Banks Elementary School, built in 1998, serves approximately 480 students grades K-5. The school is a major source of pride for the city Banks. Parent/Guardian and community volunteers are seen daily assisting small groups of students, helping teachers and support staff. The school boasts a highly qualified, professional, student centered staff; dedicated to forming a safe educational community that embraces the whole child. Staff are committed to respecting one another, life long learning, innovation, and teamwork.
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Mid-Columbia Bus Co.
School Day Information
Our school day begins at 8:25 a.m. & dismissal is at 3:00 p.m.
Please do not drop off your student before 8:00 a.m.
Morning supervision begins at 8:00 a.m.
Wednesdays are late start, the school day begins at 9:10 a.m. Students may be dropped off at 8:45 a.m.
Students should be picked up by 3:15 p.m. everyday.
K/1 - 11:30-11:45, recess until 12:05
2/3 - 12:00-12:15, recess until 12:35
4/5 - 12:25-12:40, recess until 1:00
Friday, March 10th - Grading Day
March 27th-31st - Spring Break
Kindergarten for fall 2017
Do you have a child who will be turning 5 on or before September 1st, 2017
Stop by the office to fill out an information form.
Your child will receive a free t-shirt!!!
Kinder Orientation will be April 27th from 6 pm - 7 pm
Registration will take place that evening
Spanish or German classes are being offered at
They are starting a second session beginning
April 12th - June 7th on Wednesday's from 3:05-3:55
You can enroll your student at the website below
Reminder - late start is every Wednesday