All San Jose Unified School District Students are inspired and prepared to succeed in a global society.
San Jose Unified School District’s mission is to eliminate the opportunity gap and provide every student with the finest 21st century education.
Willow Glen Middle School focuses on academic excellence and college readiness for all students by providing a strong academic curriculum supported by core instructional teams at each grade level. Electives include art, band, choir, computer technology, drama, journalism, leadership, robotics, speech, solar energy science, French, Spanish, and yearbook. Advanced math and foreign language courses are offered, as are support courses in reading and math. Additional academic support and student activities are also provided through the YMCA wide variety of sports are popular after school through the San Jose Middle School Athletic League.
If your child will not be at school, please call the Absence Reporting line at
Please note that there will be a revised bell schedule for April 24th thru May 5th. Click here to see the upcoming 2017 testing bell schedule.
Willow Glen Middle School State Testing is scheduled for Monday, April 24th to Friday, May 5th. We will be operating on a block-schedule and there will be adjustments to your student’s schedule.
All eighth grade students are eligible to take the Math SBAC, English SBAC, and CAST Science Pilot. Regardless of course studied, all eighth grade students take the Math 8 SBAC exam.
Please connect with me if you have any questions regarding testing or the schedule.
Please see below for details regarding the dual-enrolled student’s schedule:
Monday 4/24 & 5/1* (Periods 1, 3, 5)
Students will attend 1st and 2nd period at the high school and then come to the office to get a pass to their 3rd period class. Students will arrive to 3rd period approximately 15 minutes late.
*On 5/1, students that have ELA 3rd period should report to the library rather than their 3rd period to start their ELA SBAC test.
Tuesday 4/25 & 5/2 (Periods 2, 4, 6)
Students will attend 1st period at the high school and will have a break of approximately 37 minutes during which time they will report to the Little Theater. After the passing period, students will go to their 4th period class.
Wednesday 4/26 & 5/3 (Late start, All periods)
Students will attend 2nd period at the high school and then report to the library to begin their Math SBAC test. Depending on when a student completes the test, they will go to their 3rd period or lunch.
Thursday 4/27 & 5/4 (Periods 1, 3, 5)
Students will attend 1st period at the high school and will have a break of approximately 37 minutes during which time they will report to the Little Theater. After the passing period, students will go to their 3rd period class.
Friday 4/28 & 5/5 (Periods 2, 4, 6)
Students will attend their 2nd period at the high school and will have a gap of approximately 37 minutes during which time they will report to the Little Theater. After the passing period, students will go to their 4th period class.
Please contact the main office if your students needs help or has questions about next year’s course selection. Below you will find the appropriate forms for your student, a guardian will need to sign the forms in order to be considered. Click here for the elective description information, the Elective information is for incoming 7th and 8th grades only.
Incoming 7th grade form
Incoming 8th grade form
Incoming 6th grade form
This year’s promotion ceremony is scheduled for June 8 at 2:45PM at the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden.
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Click here for a calendar of the end of year activities.
Make sure you check out (Student Link Ups )for log on access to English magazines and news sources from your classes.
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Uniform Donations are Appreciated
All students are encouraged to donate outgrown uniform items in room D104. Clean items only, not torn or stained items, please.
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San José Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, marital or parental status, color, mental or physical disability, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in its educational programs and activities or employment practices as required by Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 or the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Vocational Education Act of 1976. The lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the District’s program s. Students, parents, employees, or others who wish further information about these regulations, or who wish to file a complaint, should contact the following persons: Director of Student Services, Dane Caldwell-Holden at 408-535-6080 ext. 13212; Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Dominic Bejarano at 408-535-6139 ext. 15015; Manager of Academic Supports, Michelle Herlth at 408-535-6008 ext. 14314; SJUSD 504 Coordinator, Teresa Langner at 408 535-6195 ext. 13229.
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El Distrito Escolar Unificado de San José no discrimina por motivos de edad, sexo, orientación sexual, género, raza, identificación de grupo étnico, linaje, religión, color de piel o discapacidad física o mental, en sus programas y actividades educativos ni en sus prácticas de empleo, de acuerdo con los requisitos de la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA), el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, el Título IX de las Enmiendas a la Educación de 1972, la Ley de Discriminación por Edad de 1975, Artículo 504 o la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973 y la Ley de Educación Vocacional de 1976. La falta de destrezas en el idioma inglés no será una barrera para ser admitido y participar en los programas del Distrito. Los estudiantes, padres de familia, empleados u otras personas que deseen más información acerca de estos reglamentos o que deseen presentar una queja, deben ponerse en contacto con las siguientes personas: Director de Servicios Estudiantiles, Dane Caldwell-Holden, 408-535-6080 ext. 13212, Superintendente Auxiliar de Recursos Humanos, Dominic Bejarano, 408-535-6139 ext. 15015, Administradora de Apoyo Académico, Michelle Herlth 408-535-6608 ext. 14314, Coordinadora del Artículo 504 del Distrito, Teresa Langner 408 535-6195 ext. 13229.