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Sun Mar 29, 2015
Jacopo Pianigiani asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental-community/9000038874/Cupertino-Park-Center-20380-Stevens-Creek-Blvd-Cupertino-CA-95014/
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Sun Mar 29, 2015
Jacopo Pianigiani asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental-community/9000061379/Glenbrook-Apartments-10100-Mary-Ave-Cupertino-CA-95014/
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Tue Feb 25, 2014
Grace Keng answered:
Hi, Smithakrao,

You can search homes yourself on internet but the most important the agent understood your needs and she or he can be your partner to
tell you the truth regarding of home purchasing, negotiating the deal and bringing you the home key.

Good luck!

Grace Keng, Keller Williams
20 years help home buyers and sellers in Silicon Valley
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Tue Oct 15, 2013
Juliana Lee answered:
The elementary school for 10200 Miller Ave is Sedgwick Elementary

The school website is at http://www.edline.net/pages/Sedgwick_Elementary_School

The information about registering is at
http://www.edline.net/pages/Sedgwick_Elementary_School/Registration/Online_Registration

I have general information about Cupertino Schools at
http://julianalee.com/cupertino/cupertino-schools.htm

Juliana Lee
Top 2 agent nationwide at Keller Williams Realty, the nations largest
Cell 650.857.1000

Over 20 years experience
Over 1,000 homes sold in Santa Clara County and San Mateo County
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Fri Mar 8, 2013
Zohreh Ghanati answered:
what is elementray school for 175 Calvert Dr Cupertino Ca 95014
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Sun Mar 11, 2012
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
Hi Truliafan:

Silicon Valley is Knowledge centric and values Education and hence Schools.

When all homes are the same, one looks for a "key feature or difference", Schools help maintain or increase values of a home.

So the answer is YES.

Goodluck.
Perry

http://www.ruthandperry.com/
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Wed Mar 23, 2011
Grace Hanamoto answered:
Hello Prkr and thanks for your post.

I'm going to assume, by the wording of your question that you're looking to rent a home near Christa McAuliffe school and not necessarily purchase a home.

You might try moving your question to the "rental section" of Trulia or, what I find to be more effective, go on to Craigslist and post a notice on the site noting that you're looking for housing around this school. It takes some time and multiple postings to find a homeowner or home that you might rent, but you're smart in starting now (March) so that you can find housing that would be suitable for you and your family. I might also suggest that if your housing requirements are this specific, you should be prepared to pay for rent on a vacant unit for up to one month since available rental housing in Cupertino can be quickly find a new renter.

Good luck!!

Sincerely,
Grace Morioka, SRES
Area Pro Realty
Tel (408) 426-1616
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Wed Apr 1, 2009
Investor answered:
i think that will be good way to maintain standard of school district
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Wed Apr 1, 2009
Investor asked:
of sending wrong set of people acceptance letter.
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Tue Aug 12, 2008
Mv Resident answered:
The FUHSD schools do a GREAT job of preparing kids for the UC and CSU systems which are as good as any in the US with 90%+ going to college. The vast majority of kids however end up going to UCs. Getting a good enough GPA is VERY PAINFULLY HARD at Monta Vista, yet even if you do get a 4+ GPA, the school will not release student rank and tends to give negatively biased recommendations to chinese and Indian kids especially girls. On the other hand 3.6 GPA smiling boys are hugged on stage by the FUHSD head of the board. You can guess how the recommendations went!

So if your kid is top class smart but not good as smoozing the principal and counsellors, send to a #2 school like Cupertino high or Los Gatos. But you would be even better off with private schools. However you have to be careful as Harker in particular seems to hurt the chances of Indian and Chinese girls seem to me to be hurt as much as in Monta Vista. They ALSO end up going to UCs as the top IVY recommendations seem to be handed out to 'favorites'. This is not really biased but a calculated method (perhaps conspiracy - wink-wink :) between IVY & Private schools.

Basically if you don't know enough to play the game, get a private counsellor as early as 8th grade. It is very worth it, as both private and public counsellors either don't know anything or won't do anything for your smart kids. Liberal public schools seem to be bent to the lowest common denominator, etc. Don't expect the over-crowded public schools to serve your child in this regard.

If you are looking for a FRIENDLY school to send your kids to Ivy colleges, however Monta Vista hurts the best kids as the counsellors and principal are too busy or give recommendations based on their limited personal contacts. Even small catholic schools give far better recommendations and understand the IVY system better.

Bottom line, you may consider put the house money in a private high school and/or private college counsellors.
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