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
March 27th-31st - Spring Break
April 28th - Grading Day
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
Kindergarten Readiness Academy
We will be offering a six week program this spring.
Students will attend the academy two hours each day and will receive academic and social instruction.
Contact the BES office for more information.
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