About Our School

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Nevitt Elementary School Mission

Our mission at Nevitt School is to build a community of learners by nurturing relationships, instilling integrity, and striving for excellence. 

Our Motto
Learning for All Whatever it Takes

Knight's Pledge
I pledge to take care of myself, take care of others and take care of this place.

School History
Harold L. Nevitt Elementary School was originally built in 1973. Harold Nevitt was a Tempe native, attending Tempe Elementary Schools as well as Tempe High School and what was then called Arizona State Teachers College, now ASU. He taught for six months before joining the Naval Corps during World War II. For 22 years, he served the Tempe community, first on the Board of Trustees and then Tempe Community Council.