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4835 Doyle Road
San Jose, CA 95129

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(408) 874-3500
(408) 253-7321
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April 28, 2014
My school provides great education. The teachers are fully skilled and are nice to students. The students are nice and great during class and recess.

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2014
Easterbrook Discovery School has a great learning Environment. Teachers support you and makes you feel like you fit in. I don't see any bullying, but this is from my small perspective. The middle school students can also interact with the younger students by doing reading buddies. The teachers support you so so much. It's such a great school!

- submitted by a community member
January 18, 2013
I have 3 children at this school, and EDS is a school we elected through intra-district transfer. I am so glad we did! We have attended this school for 6 years and counting. One of my kids has an autism spectrum disorder and ADHD, and is very intelligent. The teachers here have done an excellent job of both differentiating curriculum to keep this bright child challenged, and supporting weaknesses through various accommodations. The multi-age classroom format (each child has the same teacher for two years) has allowed the teachers to really understand the kids and figure out what is needed for growth -- and then do it, instead of needing to hand it off to the next grade teacher. The principal is excellent, and all the staff is genuinely caring and committed to helping every child be successful. I can't rave enough about EDS!

- submitted by a parent
December 06, 2012
My kids love EDS and most importantly, they have developed a love a learning while at this school. I have a 1st grader and a 4th grader. My 1st grader enthusiastically goes to school every day, always coming home saying that her day was "fabulous." They work on large themes, such as the ocean or the rain forest, and she has been able to tell me all sorts of interesting facts about the animals and the ecosystems. My son also loves school. He was able to start playing cello, and receives weekly lessons free of charge at school. The program is dynamic and interesting for the kids, while it teaches higher level thinking, writing and communication skills. While the kids do take tests, it's not oriented to the test, which I think is very important and why I wouldn't want my kids to go to Cupertino, no matter how high their API's are compared to EDS's. One other thing that is unique about EDS is that the teachers work extremely well together, collaborating and helping each other. This is readily apparent. The principal is extremely well-loved and respected by parents, teachers, and staff alike. It definitely shows!

- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2012
My children are very happy at EDS. The environment is friendly and caring. Children enjoy learning.

- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2011
EDS is a great school with an excellent principal and assistant principal, dedicated teachers, and a philosophy of education that is hard to find these days. The school teaches to the whole child and values art, music, PE, and field trips. The school works hard to build a sense of community and hosts many educational and fun family events throughout the year. The thing that I most like about the program is the parent participation in the classroom. Many studies have found that this allows for better differential learning and alleviates pressures that our schools are faced with in the light of budget cuts and increased class sizes. In addition, I get to see how my child is performing in school and address things before they become a problem. I also get to know the other kids and teachers in the school in a way that would be impossible if I weren't involved in that way. My only complaint would be that more parents aren't involved because participation isn't mandatory.

- submitted by a parent
September 08, 2011
Please send your student to this school if you are looking for an elementary school or a middle school for your child. I'm an 8th grader and I have been going to this school for 8 years. I started going here from kindergarten and progressed up onto the 7th grade, by the way, this is a joint middle and elementary school. in 8th grade, i moved to fremont not by choice, but well, my family couldnt afford a cheap place here. Fremont schools are horrible. I have attended Thornton Junior High for 2 weeks now and I hate it. It lacks teacher support, and all the staff are there for the job, not to help the students. Easterbrook Discovery School is the right school for your child. I repeat, it is the right school for your child. Do not even think about sending your middle school child to Thornton. Don't move there. Easterbrook Discovery School has the support, caring teachers and staff, that Thornton does not. I love everyone there. The kids and staff were all friendly to me while i was there for my 8 years. it would have been 9 if i hadn't moved. i still hope i can move back before i move on to high school. Easterbrook Discovery For Life! BELIEVE IT! I loved it here, I'm sure you will.

- submitted by a community member
April 16, 2011
My daughter is in the 4th grade and absolutely loves this school. I couldn't ask for any better! She is thriving and happy and the variety they offer the kids is unsurpassed. Great School!

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2011
Great program! Excellent caring teachers. Pricncipal is very involved, alot of parent participation opportunites. K-8 program, stability for the children, many school activities and group gatherings like School Sing! Best school around!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2011
Great school all around. Very involved teachers, staff, students and parents. The fact that is a K through 8 is great too - it all works seemlessly.

- submitted by a parent
March 20, 2011
My son goes to kindergarten. This school is really special, with the mix of K-1 and 2-3, so older kids can help younger kids. The parent participation makes it a very nice place to be where my wife and I feel really involved in the community. We influence the formal education of our son and his peers directly, with in class reading, the cooking program, getting to see that this is a place where teachers and parents care.

- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2010
Extremely happy with the great projects that kids at all grades get to do, focus on teaching real life skills and emphasis on positive behavior. All the teachers are awesome and are very accessible to parents and love the parent participation aspect of the school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 21, 2010
Wonderful holistic school environment that nurtures the whole child, academically, emotionally, and physically. Wonderful community of parents and teachers!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
Very Nice Teachers. Good environment. Parent participation.

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2010
my son loves this school. It provides excellent education. Teachers are wonderful and care for their students.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
November 02, 2009
This is a wonderful school with excellent teachers. My daughter's 3rd grade teacher was a Phd from Stanford. She's been here since Kindergarten. Don't be fooled by the API scores since despite what the scores you see, she got a perfect score in Math and in the top bracket in reading and writing as well. The API scores here are cumulative of the diverse population this school serves unlike other schools in this area, which are just not as diverse. I like the diversity here- which is missing in other schools at Moreland school distirct and neighboring Cupertino. Now in 4th grade, my daughter once again has an excellent teacher and is really happy to go to school everyday.

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2009
Experienced teachers and combo classes make this school's performance outstanding from many other schools.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 08, 2009
Very good Teachers . Excellent learning. Parents participation. Over all the best.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 08, 2009
It is a school where children can learn using different 'intelligences', it is not all read and write. It is math in cooking and writing in gardening and so on.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 07, 2009
Teachers are relly good and kids really like the teachers

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2009
The teachers are, by far, the best!! They care so much about my child's education, it's amazong!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 15, 2009
Easterbrook has parent involvement and they teach to the needs of children rather having children fit the curricula.

- submitted by a community member
September 15, 2009
EDS is a unique school that teaches with hands on curriculum. The students learn in an engaging environment. Parent participation is key to it's program. The staff is cohesive and supportive of one another.

- submitted by a teacher
June 06, 2009
I am very impressed with the organization and attention the teachers pay to the students, they do an excellent job. I have volunteered to participate in the classroom and I can see how the children thrive and learn to respect each other. I wish I could volunteer more since I have experienced first hand how important is to have the parents participating in their children's education, no job is too small, teachers in partnership with parents make a huge difference in the children's lives.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2009
I love this school!! My children love it as well. They are both doing well despite my sons challenges with sitting still! The teacher are just fantastic!! I can't sat it enough, I love this school!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 03, 2008
My son started off in the 6th grade at EDS. We came from a K-5 where he spent every year since Kindergarten--so naturally, I worried that he would have a tough time transitioning. I am happy to say my son is now on the honor roll and doing great~

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 04, 2008
Easterbrook Discovery School (EDS) was a merger of two schools in the Moreland School District. I was there first at the Discovery School then stayed when they merged with Easterbrook School. Though it was a rough transisition in the beginning as with any merge of two schools, they have come thru with stronger than ever.Now a K-8 school with most of the original teachers from Discovery along with some from Easterbrook. They continue to expand adding new teachers. Don't confuse this school with the Discovery Charter School which is housed on Teale Ave. Been there, done that and came back. Originally at Hibiscus, then Eastus Dr, now Doyle Rd...they continue to grow.

- submitted by a parent
December 30, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2007
My son transferred to this school this year, after attending a very expensive private school for two years. He absolutely loves the diversity of the student body and activities and we love how this school and the teachers have re-invigorated his love of learning. He actually enjoys going to school and does his homework and projects without being nagged. We're all very happy and look forward to the years to come.

- submitted by a parent
July 14, 2007
This school is undergoing change, and has huge potential. The parents and teachers are nice. My children are doing very well here.

- submitted by a parent
July 06, 2007
Great school. My kids love it.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2006
Best school in the Moreland School District, My kids really enjoy the challenging classes.

- submitted by a parent
April 08, 2006
Public school based on the old Moreland Discovery program. Multi-aged classrooms (2 grades are combined). Afterschool care provided by YMCA on campus. API scores deterioriated after merge with Easterbrook so now there is a new charter school spun off. In 2006-2007 Easterbrook will move to the Rogers school campus.

- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2006
This school is undergoing a transition, as it is a product of a merger between a traditional neighborhood school and an alternative, parent participation school. The district is making changes due to declining enrollment and hopes to protect this particular school from suffering additional upheaval. I would say that as soon as the political and administrative decisions are made and the environment settles down, this school has the potential to become the jewel of the district. As an attempt to change a neighborhood school into an alternative, parent participation school, this is a feat not easily achieved. If it does succeed, however, it will become a model for educational reform. The best thing this school has going for it is its dedicated staff, and in my opinion it is teacher quality, above all else, that counts.

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2006
The school is currently a mess. Falling down buildings, falling down programs, too many children stuffed onto too small of a campus. There is supposed to be a parent participation program, but much of it is not in place due to the lack of support from the district. Supposedly the district is going to remodel the school next year, but they haven't told us what that will look like or where are children will be during the construction. The district has such financial problems that I wonder if they will actually complete the remodel. Currently it is a yearly struggle for the parents to raise the money for the music programs and library.

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2006
Very good school, meets all expectations.

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2006
Believing the gossips that Easterbrook discovery is better than Latimer, I transfered my daughter to easterbrook for 1st grade. She dropped from a very good student to a disaster. Teacher, principal, programs, and atmosphere were all in chaos. Some parents were leading the school in parallel with the whole staff. My daughter dropped down in math, self-confidence and lot more. Teacher could not give a solid answer to any question. My child is now back to Latimer, trying to make up for the great loss. I should appreciate Latimer teacher & principal.

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2005
As a parent for a kindergarten I have been happy with my selection for EDS. My child will have the same teacher for 2 years until he starts 3rd grade. This will aide him with his adjustment to new situations. EDS offers an extended day for kindergartens starting the end of November for children that are academically and emotionally ready which is a great idea in my opinion since it gets the child ready for a longer day in 1st grade. I have been participating in the classroom weekly and feel this is an important addition for the education process. EDS school encourages participation. I wish that all the parents were involved in the school. That would [make] EDS even more as a school and a community

- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2005
Please note that EDS is going through a lot of pain. Staff there is under a lot of pressure so they cannot give a fair, objective trade-offs of going to a non-traditional school. By 2006, it may not be a parent participatio the way it currently is anymore ...

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2005
I was an involved parent during the merger of Easterbrook and Discovery. EDS has made a wonderful transition and is continuing to evolve. Parents are still as involved as ever. If you're on this site, I'm sure your going to continue to be involved in your childs education. This school is loaded with teachers, parents and staff that really go the extra mile to make education a priority. I've had experience with 5 different principals while my childern have been going through the grades and Honey Berg, the principal of EDS, is one of the best administrators I have had the pleasure of knowing. She's wonderfully honest, straight forward, and has a real gift of communication. If you visit the campus, you really must stop in and meet her.

- submitted by a parent
March 23, 2004
Our school is great! We have fun activities and a great princible, Ms. Osbourn. We also have a great plege, Believe It! There are great teachers, students and any 'new kid' will feel welcome right away!

- submitted by a student
November 14, 2003
I am a kid that use to go to this school.I have been here for 4 years and not a single thing have gone wrong. The principal,Cleo Osborn,had been very nice to the students even though they have done something bad or wrong.I think that every single child in San Jose should go to this school because this school teaches your child very and many things that a child has to know,depending on what grade they are in.This school has been very self control,very friendly,kind,and nice.I think this school should be voted as best school sprited because they always have fun school programs that envoled school realationship.I also think that this school should be voted as: best elementary school in C.A.,most cleanest school,if you been inside this school,it has very many pretty flowers and a water fountain, representing a teacher of our school that had past by in 1999.I also would like to tell you that my name is Nguyen Thu Julie. I think you know me pretty well. Well these are the comments that I think that are good about this school.

- submitted by a community member
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Easterbrook Discovery
4835 Doyle Road, San Jose, CA  95129
(408) 874-3500
Last modified Easterbrook Discovery is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Easterbrook Discovery Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 45 reviews. Top