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A 2014-2018 Columbia University TCRWP Project School
A 2015 Kent Award Recipient
A 2014 California Distinguished School


Robin K. Pang-Maganaris

Jessica Ross
Assistant Principal

Linda Fonseca
Administrative Assistant


500 Biddulph Way, Belmont, CA 94002, phone: 650-637-4860, fax: 650-637-4867

Nesbit PTA



Important Dates at a Glance

September 9 -- High School Panel for grades 6-8 from 2-3:00 p.m. in MUR.

September 13 -- District-wide School Site Council Meeting at 3:45 p.m.  All are welcome!

September 15 -- "It's a Party!"  This our ALL school BBQ.  5:00 - 8:00 p.m.  BBQ, jumpies, obstacle courses, sports, mobile library plus more at this really, really fun schoolwide tradition.  Save the date now!

October 2 -- Save the Music festival at Twin Pines Park.  All are welcome to join in the fun.

October 9 -- Staff Development Day.  NO SCHOOL for students.


School Site Council Meetings are the 1st Tuesday of the month at 2:45 p.m. in the Staff Room. -- 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 2/6, 3/6, 4/3
ELAC Meetings are the 2nd Friday of the month at 8:45 a.m. in the MUR -- 10/13, 11/10, 12/8, 1/12, 2/9, 3/9
PTA Meetings are the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Staff Room.



Every Friday is Puma Pride day.  Wear teal and black OR a Puma shirt and proudly wear your Puma Pride!


Donate to PTA and you'll help to turn Nesbit from a GREAT school to an AWESOME school.  Don't delay, donate today!


To volunteer at Nesbit, please go through the District's registration process by clicking on the link below.



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Our History

A quaint school with a bright future opened its doors in 1953 with only five classrooms and almost 200 students. On January 28, 1954, this school was named after Mrs. Mae Nesbit. Mrs. Nesbit came to Belmont in 1932 as a teaching principal. She then became a supervising principal and in 1942 she was appointed superintendent of Belmont Elementary School, now Nesbit.

In 1996, Nesbit received its first California Distinguished School Award.

In 2004, Nesbit celebrated its 50th birthday.

In 2008, Nesbit was honored for a second time with a California Distinguished School Award.

In 2014, Nesbit was honored for a third time with a California Distinguished Schools Award.

In 2015, Nesbit was honored with a San Mateo County's School Board Kent Award.

Nesbit has come a long way since it first opened its doors.  There are now over 650 students in TK - 7th and SDC classes, as well as, 70 staff members who call Nesbit School their home.


Nesbit's Mission and Values

Nesbit School seeks to create a safe, nurturing and respectful learning environment where diversity is valued. To achieve this vision, Nesbit students, parents, and staff work collaboratively to help students acquire a solid academic foundation, build strong character, resolve conflicts, develop confidence, set and achieve challenging goals, communicate effectively, and develop a love of learning. Nesbit Elementary School is committed to equipping our students with the tools they need for academic, personal and social achievement.



2014 California Distinguished School


Achieved in 1996, 2008 and 2014.