The Willow Glen Neighborhood
Willow Glen is centrally located in San Jose southwest of Downtown San Jose. The neighborhood is bordered by Willow Street and Bird Avenue; Almaden Expressway, the Guadalupe River and State Route-87 to the east; Foxworthy Avenue to the south; and a zig-zag that borders the city of Campbell on the west side, Hamilton Avenue, Leigh Avenue, and Dry Creek Road.
See the Google map, here (directing off our website).
Central and Historic Willow Glen
Long ago, Willow Glen was its own city before being annexed by the City of San Jose. The central and historic district is a smaller area that's basically at the cross of Lincoln and Minnesota Avenues, bordered by the Los Gatos Creek as it traverses from the west side to the north; Pine and Malone Avenues to the south; the Guadalupe River and Lick Avenue to the east. See a historic map here.
Downtown Willow Glen, is Lincoln Avenue from Coe Ave to Minnesota Avenue. (The district is represented by the Willow Glen Business Association (WGBA), a WGNA partner.)
Willow Street-Frank Bramhall Park Area, which includes the area around Willow Street, Meridian Avenue, Minnesota Avenue, Glen Eyrie Avenue, Camino Ramon, and Cherry Avenue. Bramhall Park is one of Willow Glen's oldest, and most central parks, approximate to downtown Willow Glen. The park is named after the City of San Jose's first dedicated parks director, Frank Bramhall.
Schools & Enrollment Zones
Willow Glen includes several public schools in the San Jose Unified School District, a single elementary school in the Campbell Union School District plus multiple private schools. See more here.
Amenities Included in Willow Glen are the Willow Glen Public Library, Los Gatos Creek Trail, Three Creeks Trail, and numerous parks.
Buffington House (Lincoln Avenue)
Cozzens house (Minnesota Avenue)
The Willow Glen Planning Area includes the following Schools and Enrollment Zones:
San Jose Unified School District
|Booksin Elementary School|
|Ernesto Galarza Elementary and Hammer Montessori (dual campus)|
|Schallenberger Elementary School|
|Willow Glen Elementary School|
|Riverglen K-8 School (Two-Way Bilingual Immersion)|
|Willow Glen Middle School|
|Willow Glen High School|
Campbell Union School District
|Blackford Elementary School (joint Campbell/Willow Glen)|
|Morgan Autism Center|
|Carden Day School|
|Primrose School (preschool, prekindergarten, toddlers)|
|Sinai Nursery School|
|Willows Nursery School|
|Willow Glen Academy (Preschool & Kindergarten)|
|Valley Christian (K-12)|
|Presentation High School|