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A 2014-2017 Columbia University TCRWP Project School
A 2015 Kent Award Recipient
A 2014 California Distinguished School


Robin K. Pang-Maganaris

Emily Basey
Assistant Principal

Linda Fonseca
Administrative Assistant


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


Important Dates at a Glance


March 31 -- MultiCultural Night.  Fantastic Food, Festivities and Fun guaranteed for all!  Click here to volunteer.
April 3 -- Family Restaurant Night at Amici's in the Shores

April 10-14 -- No School.  Spring Break
April 18 -- PTA Meeting and PTA Executive Board Elections
April 19 -- Tinsley Family Meeting at 6:30 p.m. at YMCA in East Palo Alto
May 1 -- San Francisco Zoo at Nesbit.  After school until 4:45 p.m.  $25 per child.  Click here to purchase.
May 15 - 26 -- CAASPP testing for grades 3-7.

May 25 -- Incoming 2017-2018 K Orientation meeting from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in room 7.

May 25 -- Open House for grade K-7 at 7:00 p.m.  We will begin together in the quad promptly at 7:00 p.m.

May 26 -- Early dismissal for grades 1-7 at 12:20 p.m.

May 29 -- No School.  Memorial Day holiday.

June 14 -- Last day of School.  Early dismissal for grades 1-7 at 12:20 p.m.



Click here for flyer to bring to restaurant so that 25% of your bill goes straight to Nesbit.  


Sid put together a fantastic video of our inaugural week of Makerspace.  Check it out!


San Mateo County Office of Education will be holding an Educator Recruitment Fair on April 1st, 2017.  Please see the attached flyer (PDF) for more details.


Parent Education Series

Please join us for parent education seminars on the following topics:

March 30 -- Time Management and Motivation @ 8:45 a.m. in the MUR.

May 4 -- Preparing for Summer @ 8:45 a.m. in the MUR.



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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 575 students in TK - 7th and SDC classes, as well as, 50 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.