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

33 Parent Reviews for Bret Harte Middle School

This school is not what they seem to be. Teachers inflate grades, and do not get involved in students that are struggling. How does that help a student ?? We are defiantly taking our child to a different school next year.

Posted by a parent on 01/12/15

Bret Harte was great for my two oldest children. You see, if you are "normal" you are welcomed, appreciated, care for, and supported. However, it was hell for my high functioning autistic son. He was handcuffed by the police in campus, that were not informed my son is autistic, for refusing to sign a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/23/14

45/100 teachers/staff are alright, but the students and parent community of the school are appalling. Bullying and student hierarchy is rampant, and the teachers are either unable to intervene (in fears of instigating a poor reaction from the parents) or just don't care. The lunch isn't exactly superb ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/11/14

Three days in, and loving it so far. Great teachers, moderate homework, and lunch that doesn't taste like cardboard. Haven't had any trouble with bullies so far. Then again, most of this is due to being, you know, three days in. Will post update once I've been here longer. -Bret Harte Sixth Grader

Posted by a other on 08/16/14

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

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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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