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Welcome to Bret Harte Middle School

Bret Harte Middle School is a National Blue Ribbon and California Distinguished School. Our 26 acre campus is located in the southern part of San Jose, California, near the historic quicksilver mining area of Almaden Valley.

All students in our diverse population successfully develop maximum potential during this special period of growth. We create a safe and secure learning environment where students are creative and are motivated to greater academic success preparation. By deepening their reservoir of knowledge and experiences, we prepare students for their lives beyond formal schooling. We plan instruction addressing multiple intelligences and learning styles, establish a positive and supportive environment, and provide extended and enrichment activities in all disciplines including the arts, technology, and communication.

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