Mission and Site Plan


The mission of Neihardt Elementary School, a collaborative community of Knights, is to empower each student to discover and develop the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve personal excellence and responsible citizenship through:
  • perseverance and engagement

  • the development of the unique talents and strengths of each student

  • a supportive and respectful environment that promotes a love of learning


  • All students will meet or exceed district and state standards; the achievement gap between subgroups will decrease annually; and overall performance on district and state assessments will increase annually.

  • Each student will set and achieve challenging educational and career goals tailored to his/her abilities, interests and aspirations.

  • The percentage of students participating in and performing at high levels on measures of national and/or international educational excellence will increase annually.

  • All students will develop and consistently demonstrate character traits and positive behaviors necessary for personal excellence and responsible citizenship.


  1. We will increase positive behavior and address the social and emotional needs of all students.

  1. We will foster hope in our students by nurturing their individual talents and strengths.

  1. We will refine and expand our instructional practices to improve student achievement.

School Improvement Team Minutes 2017-2018

(will link to Google Agendas/Minutes)

All School Improvement Team meetings are held in the Library from 4p.m. - 5p.m.  Meeting dates are

                                September 13
        November 8        January 17        April 11

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