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Welcome to San José Unified

TK students outside eating lunch at table outside

Founded in 1853, San José Unified is a large, urban school district in San José, California offering Transitional Kindergarten (TK) through grade 12. Serving approximately 25,000 students in 41 schools from downtown San José to the Almaden Valley, San José Unified is Silicon Valley’s largest and most diverse school system.

San José Unified has a long and rich history. The district is home to the second oldest public high school in California and has notable alumni who have made important contributions at a local, state, and national level. San José Unified embraces its role as a changemaker, having engaged in transformative practices and weathered controversial and challenging times.

Our highly trained and diverse workforce, innovative career programs, and strong relationships with labor groups are just a few of the differentiators that set us apart from other education systems. San José Unified remains steadfast to ensuring that our decision-making aligns with our longstanding commitment to equity and doing what is best for our students. We are excited to welcome you to our community!

Our Vision
Preparing today’s students to be the thinkers, leaders, and creators of tomorrow.

Our Mission
Uniting as one community, we elevate opportunities for all.

Address: 855 Lenzen Avenue, San José, CA 95126
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 408-535-6000