PEARL ZANKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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1585 FALLEN LEAF DR
MILPITAS, CA 95035
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Phone: 408-635-2882
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 7
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 6th Grade
  • District: Milpitas Unified School District
  • Students/Teacher: 24:1
  • Students/Grade: 92.9
  • Number Students: 650
  • Number Teachers: 30
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5157
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms T Lee
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
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  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
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  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (33 ratings)
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    School Reviews (23 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2015-05-12
    "I so glad to see Zanker catching up with the times. There seems to be a shift from the tired traditional ways of teaching toward more innovation, technology and creativity. There still remains some teachers that need to retire but it is very exciting to see Zanker aligned with the community it serves. The Common Core seems very intimidating and difficult. I just hope my child's teachers can help me help him along the way."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2015-02-04
    "Ms Lee, the new principal, should get on-the-job training somewhere else. I don't quite understand how the district can send someone so unqualified to Zanker. What used to be a good school is not really bad. I cannot wait for the end of this school year to pull my kids out. Now, the old good teachers are either not motivated or planning to or already moved out. Did you guys meet any of the new teachers? Most of the new ones are rude probably thanks to the new culture of Ms Lee. Most of the good programs (setup by the good old principal) are now changed and gone. Principal is rude, culture is rude, new teachers looks like high school kids. So Sad."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-05-30
    "We were very excited about this school when we first moved here, as all indications pointed toward it being excellent. However, we have been sorely disappointed with the promised differentiation and the lack of academic challenge."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-29
    "Both my kids go to Zanker and they absolutely love it. I love Mrs Kim. She is funny, great teacher and challenges each student in their own way. Ms. Cohen is also very nice to students. I can not comment on the principal as a parent. I wish though there was more opportunity to participate as a parent in extra curricular activities. The school needs to invest in that. But overall I would give 4.5 starts to the experience."
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-15
    "Zanker school is circling the drain... so sad they've brought over sub-par staff (principal, teachers) from Russell."
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