Bret Harte Middle School

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7050 Bret Harte Dr

San Jose, CA 95120

(408) 535-6270

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,200

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

29 Parent Reviews for Bret Harte Middle School

Bret Harte Middle School is an excellent middle school in San jose because of their academics, and school spirit. If you are looking for a good school pick this school because you won't find a quiet, peaceful neighborhood/school. The administration is excellent in conducting their duties.

Posted by a other on 06/05/11

Mr.Walker is is the BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. he does realy fun stuf I am a 6th grader at bret hart . he is funny .he is the BEST p.e teacher .my name is Ramiel

Posted by a other on 09/15/10

i love this school!!! it is very friendly and the teachers are very good with us. mr, is the teacher i want to recomend. he is amazing, but he demands. and you will be greatful.

Posted by a student on 01/25/10

I love that the teachers love my kids. It is hard not to love them (totally bias of course) they work their tails off doing homework and getting good grades. I love that the teachers are computer savvy and they respond in a 95% to my requests and my E-mails. But most of all I love that being such a stinky ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/18/09

I think Bret Harte is a wonderful school that get great test scores and anyone who is going/went to bret harte is going to love it. All the teachers and staff are VERY friendly and helpful!

Posted by a other on 11/05/09

Bret Harte is the best middle school in San Jose. Teachers and administrators truely believe in the importance of eduction. The parents in the community are also very proactive in their childs eduction.

Posted by a parent on 09/20/09

Good range of electives. Some teachers are not very available to their students in need of help as they are too busy after school and lunch time is just too short to eat, take a breather & get needed help. It is difficult to get on a sports team as some coaches seem to have pre-picked their team ahead ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/09

The kids love this school! All the kids are nice with each other.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

Yeah, the 8th graders harass the 6th graders a bit, but it's really like any other school. It's part of middle school, and I survived it just fine. Other things; the cheer squad? If you don't try to join, they'll just ignore you. The school is pretty big, but the teachers are good for the most part. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/30/09

I have two sons who attend this school, the teachers and administrators have been fantastic and there is a great amount of dedication and commitment to the student body.

Posted by a parent on 04/30/09

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Test scores for Bret Harte Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
Bret Harte Middle School
San Jose Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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San Jose schools — Bret Harte Middle School is located at 7050 Bret Harte Dr, San Jose CA 95120. 7050 Bret Harte Dr is in the 95120 ZIP code in San Jose, CA The school district for Bret Harte Middle School is the San Jose Unified School District. Bret Harte Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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