West San Jose
West San Jose
West San Jose is the western region of San Jose, California in Silicon Valley. The area of West San Jose is bounded on the north by the city of Santa Clara, on the east by San Tomas Expressway, on the south by Prospect Road, and on the west by De Anza Boulevard. The eastern boundary of San Jose City Council District 1 is at State Route 17.
Attractions in West San Jose include the historic Winchester Mystery House, a California historic landmark, as well as over 20 movie theaters, such as AMC Saratoga 14, and Santana Row's Ciné Arts.
Most of the housing was built in the 1950s as moderately priced housing. In the last several decades, the neighborhood became upscale as the median housing value rose to over one million dollars, especially in the western portion of West San Jose bordering Cupertino and Saratoga. Nearby commercial/retail includes Santana Row, the Westgate Mall (San Jose), and El Paseo de Saratoga.
The eastern portion of West San Jose is served by the Elementary and Middle Public Schools at the Moreland School District, including multiple California Distinguished Schools. The western portion of the neighborhood is served by the Cupertino Union School District and the Fremont Union High School District.
Private schools include:
- Archbishop Mitty High School
- Harker School, a private college preparatory school
- Lynbrook High School
- Prospect High School
- Map of West San Jose, California
- City of San Jose, Council District 1
- All About West San Jose
- Calabazas branch of the San Jose Public Library system
- West Valley branch of the San Jose Public Library system
- "City Council District Maps". City of San Jose. Retrieved 2008-02-03.
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