Walter Johnson High School

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6400 Rock Spring Dr

Bethesda, MD 20814

(301) 571-6900

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,240

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Walter Johnson High School

My daughter has thrived at this school, making many friends and enjoying the academics. In addition, there are so many activities in which to get involved. She is involved in softball, theater, the Harry Potter Club, music, and more. If you can ignore the heavily political County Board of Education, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/05/15

This school has been great for my son. His English teacher was patient and when he was failing this subject, she made him "snap out of it" and he received an A. All his other teachers has been great and patient too. He is now an honor student. Can I say the school staff, e.g. office personal, counselors, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/27/14

One of the best school's in the country. by far the best school in montgomery county!!

Posted by a student on 12/08/13

It is the best school in the country! The students and teachers are outstanding! The environment is so clean and safe too! The students score so high on their exams, it is unbelievable!

Posted by a parent on 02/21/11

One of my children graduated from WJ and I have another in her Junior year at WJ. I can't say enough wonderful things about this fabulous school. It has everything one would look for in an excellent school - strong leadership, caring and committed teachers, great variety of academic to meet every student's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/24/10

Walter Johnson is known for its school spirit as well as its students' academic achievements. The student body is diverse but has no cliques or gangs--students pull for each other all the time. WJ has a number of fund-raising efforts and a blood drive each year, all student run. How many schools do you ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/27/10

This school is incredible. The attention, concern, passion, and excitement that the teachers and staff have for eduction is beyond measure. My daughter made lasting relationships with teachers and friends. Her teachers as well as the fabulous principal, Dr. Garran, helped guide her to achieve. The education ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/01/08

I am a 9th grader at WJ and I love it! I feel welcome there and all the teachers are terrific! I find myself being challenged and learning everyday.

Posted by a student on 10/18/08

I have been pleased and appreciative of the care and attention that almost every teacher has given to my son. They have shown attention and caring about his medical and emotional state as well as his academic progress. I think that he learns a great deal about the kind of adult he will want to be through ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/03/04

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School Profile for Walter Johnson High School

Test scores
Test scores for Walter Johnson High School

HSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2012
Walter Johnson High School
Montgomery County Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Maryland used the Maryland High School Assessments (HSA) to test students in English 2, Algebra, and Biology upon completion of each course. The HSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. Beginning with the class of 2009, students are required to pass the tests in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Bethesda schools — Walter Johnson High School is located at 6400 Rock Spring Dr, Bethesda MD 20814. 6400 Rock Spring Dr is in the 20814 ZIP code in Bethesda, MD The school district for Walter Johnson High School is the Montgomery County Public Schools. Walter Johnson High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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