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San Jose, CA
Students enrolled: 697

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6515 Grapevine Way
San Jose, CA 95120

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(408) 535-6251
(408) 268-6868
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November 04, 2014
2 stars only because the new principle is not supportive at all! The teachers and the administration are nice and is willing to help the parents/students, but the principle is not.

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April 17, 2014
My kids absolutely love(d) Simonds. The teachers are caring and attentive, and the administration is willing to address any problems that arise and try to resolve them hands-on. The introduction of common core standards is a new change that the teachers and staff are doing their best to embrace for the kids. Overall, I am very happy with the school.

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November 01, 2012
We love Simonds! The staff, the principal, the other parents and the students are wonderful, smart, and creative. We are beyond delighted with the school and are so happy our children can be a part of something so special. Highly recommend Simonds!

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February 17, 2011
We also transferred here and WOW we are extremely pleased with what we have found here. My child transitioned here easily and loves her new school and its offerings, especially that's she's learning keyboard and has a fabulous teacher. We look forward to our years here and being involved. Go Simonds!

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no rating
May 13, 2010
As a transfer parent we love this school. The kids are enjoying the teachers and activities. Great principal and staff.

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May 13, 2010
My child loving going to school here and the staff is excellent. They are always willing to listen and address any concerns I have.

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April 26, 2010
There is a sense of community when you walk on the school grounds. Kids are happy, they feel safe and the education is fabulous!

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April 26, 2010
It feels like family.... Teachers are great. Simonds has a wonderful principal and I feel that my kids are so safe there.

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April 25, 2010
The teachers, staff and principle CARE about my kids. They work with the students that need help and 'push' the ones that can do more. I love Simonds!

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May 14, 2009
We have a fourth grader at Simonds who started there as a kindergartner. As we've described our fantastic experiences with Simonds teachers, parents and students over the years, we're always asked - is Simonds a private school? (which of course it is not) We're proud that the educational standards, the school environment and the parent involvement all combine to delivery a terrific eco-system for education and growth for our children.

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May 13, 2009
This school is excellent on many levels. My son is in KG and has enjoyed his first year of school tremendously. I have many friends with older children attending Simonds and they all rave about it. Lot's of parent participation which continues to make a great difference in this school. We contemplated a private local school and know we made the best decision with Simonds as the school of choice.

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December 27, 2006
Previous principal did not keep up with competitive environment around her. The prinicipal and teachers need to follow-through.

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January 06, 2006
Academics are great. Teachers are great. Location is beautiful!

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October 27, 2004
Excellent students, staff and teachers.

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March 09, 2004
Simonds is an example of a public school that works, because we all work together for the benefit of the children. The children are well behaved, nice and smart and the teachers have not forgotten common sense. Their down to earth, straight-forwarded approach is refreshing in today's world of double-talk. They have high expectations for quality work and also bring a lot of creativity into the classroom. We are so grateful that we live in this neighborhood with this wonderful school!

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Simonds Elementary School
6515 Grapevine Way, San Jose, CA  95120
(408) 535-6251
Last modified Simonds Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Simonds Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top