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1855 Lencar Way

San Jose, CA 95124

(408) 266-8121

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 501

Students Per Teacher: 23

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for Oster Elementary School

My son went to this great school am so proud of it because l think is the better school

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

My son is going into 3rd grade and has had the best kindergarten, first, and second grade teachers ever. He needed extra support because of a learning disability and the principal and resource teacher had him tested immediately and receiving the services he needed in order to succeed. The new principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/11/13

My twin daughters go to Oster since Kindergarten and now they are in 3rd grade. We love oster community. I really hope that the new principal is also as friendly as Mr. Martino

Posted by a parent on 09/26/12

The school has a real sense of community with the teachers and parents working together to help a very diverse group of kids. Positive attitudes and appreciation all around.

Posted by a parent on 09/05/12

My kids attend Oster elementary. Overall the teachers are good. But I am disappointed about the administration and curriculum. No P.E. no art class, music class only once a month due to the budget cut. The current principal is very difficult to communicate with. It's sad to see many good families are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/07/11

Though now in middle and high school, all 3 of my children attended Oster from Kinder through 5th grade. My oldest is off to UC Berkeley in the fall. The education they received through our public schools in this district have been exceptional. Teachers are dedicated and caring, leadership (both parent ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/25/10

My daughter transferred in when she was in fourth grade. Her teacher was incredible, and my daughter flourished. The private school education my daughter had received from Pre-K -third grade was good, but I have to say, her experiences in fourth and fifth grade at Oster were phenomenal. Oster exceeded ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/04/10

Oster Elementary School is just the best! The teachers are excellent and curriculum allows for creative children to flourish.

Posted by a parent on 04/15/09

Wow! This school is the best! We have a fifth grade student and a third grade student and we have been here at Oster since kindergarten. We love the school and the teachers. The school has a great GATE program. I am a very active parent and the school and classrooms welcome the help and support. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/06/08

This school is great. The new principal is the best!! He's so involved with the students at all activities and events going on..As far as teachers my child has been lucky and had two of the best.

Posted by a parent on 05/23/08

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Test scores for Oster Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Oster Elementary School
Union Elementary 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 — Oster Elementary School is located at 1855 Lencar Way, San Jose CA 95124. 1855 Lencar Way is in the 95124 ZIP code in San Jose, CA The school district for Oster Elementary School is the Union Elementary School District. Oster Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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