Nesbitt School is one of the largest elementary schools in the English Montreal School Board. It is one of the few elementary schools east of St. Laurent Blvd. that offers a full French immersion program; therefore, serving a large geographic area. Nesbitt also offers a regular English program, serving a somewhat smaller surrounding area of Rosemount. In addition to the regular teaching staff, Nesbitt has several specialists including Physical Education, Computers, Music and French Second Language teachers. Nesbitt also provides resource services to students who require additional help in English, as well as in the first cycle of French. Nesbitt School has a large computerized library, housing over 15,000 books. Two fully equipped computer labs, with internet access throughout the school. As well as two gymnasiums, for a thriving physical education program promoting fitness, participation and sportsmanship.
Within a caring and stimulating environment, we, the school staff and parents try to inspire a love of learning in all children.
We are partners dedicated to the development of each child by providing a comprehensive curriculum and diversified activities through which our students can grow.
Children have the right to be educated in a safe and secure environment.
Relationships within the school environment are based on mutual respect.
Each child can learn and experience success.
Learning is a lifelong process.
Effective communication among children, staff and parents is essential to the student's growth and development.
Education is a shared responsibility between the students, teachers, support staff and parents.
To ensure a safe and secure environment which promotes respect for self and others.
To promote harmony and understanding among the diverse cultures at Nesbitt School.
To provide intellectually challenging activities that foster creative and critical thinking.
To ensure every student masters the core objectives of the English Language Arts and Mathematics Programs.
To provide second language learning experiences, including a full early French immersion program.
To encourage and promote the use of information technology. To provide a physical education program that fosters sportsmanship, confidence and self-development.
To develop an appreciation of music and the arts.
To encourage and promote effective communication among students, staff and parents.
To involve parents meaningfully in their children's learning