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K-5
Public district
San Jose, CA
Students enrolled: 528
Before care: No
 

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1100 Summerdale Drive
San Jose, CA 95132

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(408) 923-1960
(408) 937-4923
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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
July 08, 2015
great school .!!! nice teacher. The free state funded after school program here at the school are great. All students in grades 1-5 qualify to participate in a free state funded after school program that provides a daily snack and supervised homework time, sports and games time, enrichment activities, special clubs, family events, and is open until 6:00 p.m. every school day. That it awesome!!!!

- submitted by a parent
Amount of homework: Just right
July 08, 2015
Not too much, but it is just right for small kids. They should have some free time to enjoy the life

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Develops grit: Strongly agree
July 08, 2015
Good programs and activities in this school develops persistence, grit and determination in its students.

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Develops respect: Strongly agree
July 08, 2015
As far as I know, the teachers are very nice and respect every students from different backgrounds.

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Develops empathy: Strongly agree
July 08, 2015
Teachers are very nice there! They take good care of students! The students have a good mix with different background and the teachers are respect everyone!

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Develops honesty: Strongly agree
July 08, 2015
They have great programs and the teacher take good care of all the students. The staff are polite and nice. The students have the chance to join a lot of activities.

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July 08, 2015
Great school, nice teaches and staffs. The programs are great, especially the free state funded after school program. All students in grades 1-5 qualify to participate in a free state funded after school program that provides a daily snack and supervised homework time, sports and games time, enrichment activities, special clubs, family events, and is open until 6:00 p.m. every school day. That is really awesome!

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Strongly agree
June 16, 2015
I like the programs here at this school . It is great for the kids to learn.

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June 16, 2015
great school .!!! nice teacher. The programs here at the school are also great. My kids learned alots from here. Thank you.

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Disagree
May 29, 2015
Integrity? honesty? very unfair!!!! Very bad experience! Disrespecting!!! Very unprofessional.!!!!!! Careless!!!! No hearth!!!!! No resolution or solution????

- submitted by a community member

May 29, 2015
One of the worst staffing and teacher we have encounter in my kids life time. A few ok, but beware of a teacher wicth and the worst days of your kids 1st grade experience....! Nightmare to most parents...!

- submitted by a community member

August 28, 2014
Great school . I love the teachers here.:)) my kids learn alots . Everyone here are very friendly and helpful.

- submitted by a parent

July 18, 2014
Summerdale was one of the worse schools I've ever had to deal with. Best move was moving my child from that school and paying for him to attend private. Front office staff was rude and so glad that I never have to deal with them again!

- submitted by a parent

June 18, 2014
I am very pleased that my son is attending Summerdale school, he went to kindergarten there;home work , ST math and RAZ kids all those things help a child completely understand everything they learn not just superficial knowledge. My sons teacher Miss Gee was very nice and her way of teaching was very good, I am so glad that my kids are getting private school kind of education but free of any tuition from Summerdale elementary.

- submitted by a parent

October 13, 2012
Our children are very happy at Summerdale. We have a 2nd grader and a 5th grader. The are both challenged with the work and I feel that I have great access to the teachers and the Principal. This school doesn't just say they care about the children, they show it it how they teach and work with the community. Excellent school.

- submitted by a parent

April 26, 2012
The Teachers, Principal and the staffs are wonderful here at Summerdale! My son was transferred from another school and he just loves going school here. I help out in class once a week and love the dedication from the teachers and how organized they are. They plan out their day and always on top of things.

- submitted by a parent

February 11, 2012
I think this school is just AMAZING. Who else is with me? I think this school deserves a better rating. WHOS WITH ME NOW?!?!?!?

- submitted by a community member

February 01, 2012
My son has been going since 1st grade and have a great foundation. The principal and teachers are wonderful .

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no rating
May 14, 2010
We have great experienced teachers in Summerdale!

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no rating
May 13, 2010
I love this school... the teacher done a incredible job for there students. And the principal work hard for every kids needs. Thanks so much

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no rating
January 18, 2010
Excellent staff and program. My fifth grade student is being challenged and is having an excellent year.

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September 24, 2009
Love the school! My daughter is in 2nd grade, and this is her 1st year at Summerdale. We are pleased with the ciriculum and the extra-curricular activities. The principal is very approachable and amiable. The after-school rec is also an awesome program and it's free!

- submitted by a parent

November 30, 2007
I believe in great success for all students whom attend Summerdale Elementary. I have 5 boys and 3 of them have been to a few different Elementary schools. I can honestly say that Summerdale is the best school for us thus far. The teachers are great. The principal is more then accomodating. She is very soft spoken and just handles everything. She is amazing. I give her a lot of credit for the work she accomplishes and how she goes about doing it. Let's just say that the Summerdale staff is a great bunch of people. They show much concern and see to it that the students learn their cirriculum. The PTA is not real big but we get the job done. The parents that do get involved I want to say Thank You. I am very greatful to be a part of Summerdale School.

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October 04, 2006
This is great school and had top quality teachers. New principal this year is enthusiastic. My son now in third grade. And I have been very impressed with all his teachers dedication and training.

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August 19, 2005
My child attended a summer pre-kindergarten program. I'm glad that this program was available to her, as it helped her to adjust to the school, teachers, and a routine of going to school. The kindergarten teachers were very nice to her and seemed knowledgeable. The school, though going through renovations, seemed to be very inviting as well.

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April 25, 2005
The quality of academic programs is up to par especially regarding educational areas in music, sports and other extracurricular activities. The parents are highly involved what quality of education their children receive.

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April 01, 2005
I really enjoyed Summerdale Elementary as a young boy because the teachers and staff were always so heartwarming in their profession. Its hard to find quality teachers that care about their students the way that the staff at Summerdale does. They really showed me they cared and wanted me to succeed. If I needed help, they would set aside some time in order to help me understand what the subject in which I was struggling. Also, the teachers became more than just teachers to me, they became one of my parents. They acted as though I was one of their children (in essence I was/am) and they taught each of us from the heart...not just from the book. Summerdale is an extrodinary school that has beyond and out of the ordinary to teach wonderful students with wonderful teachers.

- submitted by a student

February 15, 2005
I liked Summerdale for my child. She learned alot and the teachers were all great. I felt like this school was a very positive stepping stone to her future years of school. Everytime I went to parent's night or the awards ceremony, I seen a lot of parents there. My daughter played violin there also; but she did not do any sports except what they did in pe. She is now in 6th grade and she still misses her teachers and the principal at Summerdale.

- submitted by a parent

December 17, 2004
Excellent school! teachers, and staffs are immaculate! my first grader daughter started this school with limited reading knowledge. Within 3 months, she's a reader. School principal, mr. Kin, is very caring and great with the students. Every school should have caring teachers and principal like summerdale elem. I'm glad my children attend summerdale school. Go summerdale!

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May 24, 2004
Summerdale School is an excellent little school that is in the process of growing. It is a good thing that the school is small because it gives the teachers more of an oppurtunity to interact with my children. I am a mother of 6 and all 6 of my children have attended Summerdale School. My youngest 2 are still attending there (5th and 7th grades) I am very satisfied with Summerdale School and they need to keep up the good work!

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June 19, 2003
I was very disappointed with the school year 2002-03 for my 3rd grader. I asked him what he learned, he said nothing. He was not challenged, his homework was very easy. He went 5 to 6 weeks without any home work. I had to make him do additional work at home to keep him from getting lazy.

- submitted by a community member

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Summerdale Elementary School
1100 Summerdale Drive, San Jose, CA  95132
(408) 923-1960
Last modified Summerdale Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Summerdale Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 39 reviews. Top