Academic Program

The staff at Willow Glen High School have a long standing commitment to high academic standards and building life long learners.

The school serves a highly diverse community through a wide variety of curricular offerings such as: academic assistance, enrichment programs, competitive athletics programs, school clubs, service organizations and student government. 

San Jose Unified High School Course Catalog

WGHS is offering a new course next year…AVID.  Please click here ​for additional information.

WGHS Schedule Change Policy

Students may request a schedule change during the first week of school.  Once the first week has concluded, students are enrolled in their course of study for the school year unless there is a change in program or graduation status. Students are required to work to their fullest potential. Students are also encouraged to utilize the tutorial period for additional support. Students must demonstrate that they have attempted to fulfill all course expectations along with the following:
1. Talk to the teacher
2. Seek extra help
3. Study and review at home
4. Completion of all assignments
5. Meeting all other conditions established by the teacher
6. Participate in class and ask questions
7. Parent/Teacher conference
8. Attend Tutorial session
Parents/Guardians should access Parent Portal.  The portal is designed to inform parents/guardians of their student’s academic performance in the classroom. See the registrar, Mayra Jakaitis, N102 for more information. Parents are encouraged to contact the teacher by email to correspond or to set up an appointment.  The counselors in the College and Career Center, Room L102, are also available to support student success.  There are also a variety of online resources such as khancademy.org for math support.