Evergreen, San Jose, California

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The Evergreen area of San Jose, California, is a large district of Southeast San Jose, bounded by Tully Road to the north, US 101 to the west, San Felipe Road to the south and the East Foothills neighborhood on the eastern edge. The Zip Codes are: 95148, 95121, 95138, and 95135.

Evergreen was the site of gliding experiments in 1911 by John J. Montgomery, an important figure in pioneering aeronautics. In his honor the local community has established John J. Montgomery Elementary School, Montgomery Hill (County) Park, and Montgomery Park (City of San Jose). His last glider, named "The Evergreen" for the region, was restored by the Smithsonian and is currently on display at the San Diego Air and Space Museum in San Diego, California.

Geography[edit]

Evergreen is located on the far eastern edge of Santa Clara Valley with the Diablo Range bordering the area to the east.

Education[edit]

The area is served by Evergreen Elementary School District and East Side Union High School District. Evergreen Valley College is located near the eastern edge of Evergreen. Silver Creek High School, located on Daniel Maloney near Capitol Expressway, was the winner of the Kalin and Myles High School Takeover in 2015.[1]

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Coordinates: 37°18′35″N 121°47′01″W / 37.309664°N 121.783562°W / 37.309664; -121.783562