Educare California at Silicon Valley

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Educare California at Silicon Valley serves as a model early learning school and the region’s leading professional development and research institute. Located in San José’s Franklin-McKinley School District, the school is a laboratory for teacher training and high-quality early learning. Teachers work with children to develop literacy and early math skills, as well as social-emotional skills: the ability to focus on a task, persistence, impulse control and cooperation with peers.

The 34,000-square-foot school contains a Teacher Professional Development Institute, learning technology for the teacher training programs, 16 state-of-the-art classrooms, multiple indoor and outdoor learning spaces, and a resource center for families and the community.


Year-Round Gardens Serve Educare California at Silicon Valley Community

November 11, 2020

The campus of Educare California at Silicon Valley (ECSV) is thriving with the sounds of birds, sights of butterflies and the aroma of fresh multi-ethnic herbs and vegetables. Over the past year, ECSV staff and students have planted 24 garden… Read More



Educare California at Silicon Valley
1399 Santee Drive
San Jose, CA 95122

Quick Facts:

  • Serves 168 children birth to age five and their families
  • Opened September 2015
  • Partners: AT&T, Buffett Early Childhood Fund, Children’s Discovery Museum of San José, Cisco, De Anza College, East Side Union High School District, Educare Learning Network, First 5 California, FIRST 5 Santa Clara County, Franklin-McKinley Children’s Initiative, Catholic Charities, Franklin-McKinley School District, Green Standards, The Health Trust, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, The Heising-Simons Foundation, George Kaiser Family Foundation, The Opportunity Fund, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Perkins Coie, Polaris Associates, San José Public Library, Santa Clara County Office of Education, S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Start Early, Sugimura Finney Architects, US Bank, Verizon, and Warmenhoven Family Foundation