Evergreen, San Jose
|Neighborhood of San Jose|
Evergreen village square
|Zip Codes||95148, 95121, 95138, 95135,95111|
Evergreen is a neighborhood and district of San Jose, California, in Eastside San Jose. Evergreen is bounded by Tully Road to the north, Capitol Expressway to the west, San Felipe Road to the south and the East Foothills neighborhood on the eastern edge.
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 Park (City of San Jose).
Montgomery's last glider, named "The Evergreen", after the San Jose district, was restored by the Smithsonian Institution and is currently on display at the San Diego Air and Space Museum in San Diego, California.
The area is served by Evergreen Elementary School District and East Side Union High School District. Evergreen Valley High School and Silver Creek High School are the primary comprehensive high schools to serve Evergreen. Evergreen Valley College is located near the eastern edge of Evergreen.
- "San Jose, CA - Official Website - Montgomery Hill". www.sanjoseca.gov. Retrieved 2017-11-09.
- "East Side Union High School District - School Boundaries". www.esuhsd.org. Retrieved 2017-11-09.
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