Walter Johnson High School

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Walter Johnson High School
Wjlogo.png
Address
6400 Rock Spring Drive

,
20814

United States
Coordinates39°01′34″N 77°08′06″W / 39.026110°N 77.134955°W / 39.026110; -77.134955Coordinates: 39°01′34″N 77°08′06″W / 39.026110°N 77.134955°W / 39.026110; -77.134955
Information
TypePublic high school
Established1956; 63 years ago (1956)
School districtMontgomery County Public Schools
PrincipalJennifer Baker
Teaching staff134.60 (FTE) (2017–18)[1]
Grades912
Enrollment2,475 (2017–18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio18.39:1 (2017–18)[1]
CampusSuburban[1]
Colour(s)     Green
     White
MascotWildcats
NewspaperThe Pitch
Website
Aerial photograph of WJHS taken during construction on April 7, 2002 – credit USGS.

Walter Johnson High School (WJHS) is a public upper secondary school located at 6400 Rock Spring Drive in Bethesda, Maryland.[2] WJHS serves portions of Bethesda, North Bethesda, and Rockville, as well as the towns of Garrett Park and Kensington.

Academics[edit]

Walter Johnson High School was rated as one of "America's Best High Schools" by Newsweek magazine and ranked 148 for best public high schools in the nation for 2013.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Search for Public Schools - Walter Johnson High School (240048000942)". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved October 21, 2019.
  2. ^ "Walter Johnson High School". Montgomery County Public Schools. Retrieved October 6, 2017.
  3. ^ "2013 America's Best High Schools". Newsweek. Retrieved September 6, 2014.
  4. ^ Straehley, Steve (January 19, 2018). "Director of the Peace Corps: Who Is Jody Olsen?". AllGov.com.

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