Vision Statement:  All San Jose Unified School District students are inspired and prepared to succeed in a global society.
Mission Statement:  San Jose Unified School District’s mission is to eliminate the opportunity gap and provide every student with the finest 21st century education.

Welcome to Ram Country!

Girl Basket Ball


2013 Women's Swimming

Field Hockey

Girl Basket Ball

Boy Soccer

Girl Soccer 2

Robotics 2

Girl Soccer



Summer Office Hours

Our main office will be open 7:30am-2:30pm, Monday through Friday
We will be closed 7/3 for the holiday
We will be closed 7/13-7/17 for maintenance and cleaning

Become a Link Crew Leader

What is Link Crew?
Link Crew is a school community-building program, where the experience of successful upperclassmen can help to guide and support all freshmen. The program aims to increase academic achievement, improve attendance, and encourage interaction among the grade levels, and build leadership experience. The upperclassmen chosen for this important task are selected based on communication skills, responsibility, self-confidence, organization, and enthusiasm.
Learn more and apply here!

Schedule Pick Up

Early Schedule Pick Up in front of the cafeteria for incoming…
10th grade - Monday, 7/27, 8:00am-9:30am
11th grade - Monday, 7/27, 9:30am-11:00am
12th grade - Monday, 7/27, 11:00am-12:00pm

2nd Chance Early Schedule Pick Up in front of the cafeteria for incoming…
10th, 11th, and 12th grade - Tuesday, 7/28, 9:00am-12:00am

Freshman Link Crew Orientation and Schedule Pick Up in the gym for incoming…
9th graders - Wednesday, 8/5, 8:00am-12:00pm
Incoming Freshmen are to attend the full orientation in which Schedule Pick Up is included.

Last Schedule Pick Up is the morning of the first day of school at the cafeteria,
All Grades, August 12th, 6:45am.

WGHS Ranked among the Most Challenging High Schools in the Nation

Willow Glen High School is one of approximately 2,300 schools on The Washington Post’s Most Challenging High Schools Index out of approximately 22,000 high schools throughout the nation that were evaluated. Inclusion on the list indicates a high ratio of AP and/or IB tests taken compared to the number of seniors graduating. Three SJUSD schools made the list; Willow Glen High School, Lincoln High School, and Leland High School. You can read more here and here.

Linda Pucurimay, WGHS class of 2015, named Gates Millennium Scholar

Linda Pucurimay, WGHS graduate in June 2015, will be heading off to Princeton as a Gates Millennium Scholar. You can see KRON4 news coverage here.

WGHS students Emily Hernandez and Hannah Verdonk selected Downtown Doors Winners

Emily Hernandez and Hannah Verdonk were two of the 22 students who had their art chosen for the San Jose Downtown Doors 2015 project. The student art is converted to decals to decorate service doors and utility boxes throughout the city. Read more here and see the map to locate the work in San Jose.

WGHS Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Mr. Snedden, our Teacher of the Year!
Mr. Snedden

WGHS and Mr. Bursch Saving Water on the News

“Drought: Science Lesson May Save Water For District In San Jose”
Channel 7 News, see it here.