Students enrolled 737
School leader Brian Weems
Transportation options Yes
District Fremont Unified
After school Yes

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39600 Logan Drive
Fremont, CA 94538

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(510) 656-7211
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4 stars
Based on 36 ratings

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September 12, 2014
Walters is great for its Staff. Mr. Weems & Mrs Holmes are positive and amiable with all students and truly care for their well being displayed through their consistent positive actions taken at school on a daily basis from walking students accross the street and greeting them in the morning to open and honest dialogue around campus.

- submitted by a parent
August 03, 2014
Walters Jr. High is a VERY good school, and I have been extremely impressed with the teachers, staff, and student body. The leadership at the school is involved, aware, and proactive about making sure the students have a healthy learning environment. My son is an overachiever, and I was worried about whether he would be challenged and grow. The teachers are excellent, and have provided a compassionate, collaborative, challenging environment for him to thrive. I highly recommend this school. The staff and teachers have worked with me and my family to make it a great year.

- submitted by a parent
July 03, 2013
Pretty fun school, but the food is horrible. Parents could say what they want, but as a student who went there last year I can say it's a good school. The kids are really nice and funny for the most part and make school relatively enjoyable. Are all the teachers great? No, but when are they. Most of my teachers were really nice and helpful though. The one thing I hate about the school is the lunch food. Usually the food tastes like cardboard. I know you adults don't really care about that, but us kids look forward to eating lunch.

- submitted by a community member
December 20, 2012
This school is great.The teachers are great,the students and office members are kind and helpful,and the grade point average is high.I highly recommend going to this school

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2012
The 7th grade year was OK but the 8th grade year was the worst ever! The principal yelled at my mom! and it was so unorganized only one teacher was the best Mr.kilcrease! But overall this was the worst school i ever had!

- submitted by a community member
March 23, 2011
my friend went there and she loved it!!!! :) She said it was the best school ever!

- submitted by a community member
February 08, 2011
i disagree with the first review. you have to teach your kids to make the right choices as to whom they should be with or not as friends. All schools have students that have bad influence on others. Usually children who become easily influenced have a need or want to belong to something or someone and not be of themselves, usually they dont feel good about themselves and this is bad attention. So you cant say its just Walters. I have had 4 children 1 attended and others were in private school through this time and the 1 who attended Walters has had no problems. What I dont like is the teachers only call when child is in trouble not when school work has become a problem.!!!

- submitted by a parent
December 05, 2010
So this is my second/last year at Walters and what I have experienced .... I wouldn't recommend letting your own kids going here. The teachers aren't that bad, but it's the students. Why would you want to surround your kids with bad influence. Sorry Walters, but that's the truth. Now, there are some good students, but there's about a 80% chance, that they will be hanging out with the bad kids.

- submitted by a community member
no rating February 15, 2010
This is an amazing school! Although, the teachers aren't so great.I'm currently a sevie at Walters. They have great food and people. I love this school so much. (:

- submitted by a student
November 11, 2009
Im a student that goes to Walters. This is my second year at Walters. Although i have been not so good in school the teachers never gave up. This is year has been hard because i am going throuh a lot of problems. Mrs. Dana (Vice Priciple) helped me and listened to what was going on. Although i was not a huge fan of one of the counslers.. I really am enjoying my 2 years here. Im the class of 09

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May 07, 2009
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April 02, 2009
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March 13, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating March 12, 2009
This school is the best kept secret in Fremont, the Principal and Vice Principal are the best, the kids are very well mixed cultural/academics and the teachers for the most part are great. They have an excellent special needs program. I have had two children and my third is just starting and they have all thrived at Walters

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December 05, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating September 04, 2008
My kid just started this year so I am looking forward to hear from earlier students and parents. I liked their Academy that they have for a week. That was a great way to introduce the students.

- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2008
I am a former student of Walters and I feel that WJHS is a great school. The teachers werre caring and helpful and very eager to help us, students. I learned a lot from all of my teachers, even though I did not get along with all of them. I found that the school was very safe and secure, although many people underestimate the school. I had the best of times at this school and I made a lot of lifelong friends. The rules at WJHS are very easy to understand and the consequences for rule-breaking is very secure. I feel that this is probably the best junior high school any kid can attend to because the kids there are friendly and nice and the shcool curriculum is very nice. The teachers there try to challenge us.

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March 13, 2008
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January 30, 2008
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- submitted by a student
November 18, 2007
Walters is underestimated just because of recent gang activities and the students that go there. Walters actually is a really good school. I go to another school now, and i hate it. I still feel like a Walter Warrior. I wish i could come back.

- submitted by a student
November 13, 2007
Parents could say what they want but Walters is a good school.Teachers really care about the students and it is a very school {*class of 08*}

- submitted by a student
September 05, 2007
This school is pretty good so far, but the teachers are very caring. My son has constantly told me how nice the teachers are. He says the are always willing to help whne he needs it. Thanks a lot, This is a great school.

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August 10, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2007
All in all, the school is disorganize, but hopefully with a permanent principal, things will look up for future students.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2006
This is my first experience with Walters Junior High and I have been very pleased with the school. I attended Back to School Night and found my son's teachers to be knowledgeable about their subject matter and very organized. They all appear to care about the students. The principal was open and enthusiastic about the upcoming year. She is new to the school and has wonderful ideas about what a junior high should be. She spoke to the students about behavior and my son said it was positive and fun. I think we will have a great experience at Walters.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2006
Very disappointing administrative, teacher, parent involvement. Teachers have little or no control of classroom. Racism seems to be tolerated by administration. Extremely low test scores. Very disappointing!

- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2006
My son was an attendant to Walters 06', He was transferred from another Jr. High school, and He really didnt like it at all, the kids were kids, but I was extremely dissappointed in the Teachers. My Son says that the Teachers didnt care at all about how the students acted or participated.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2006
As a recent former student of Walters (04-06) this is a good school. It's good enough for kids. This school is like any other middle school. They say middle school are the worst years of your life but I know your kid will have fun at this school, unless he's not normal, has high expectations of people, or some other sort of reason, then he will dread the 2 years at this school. But your child will have unforgettable memories at this school, she'll even cry at the 8th grade promotion, or the last day of school, even if she didn't like all the teachers.

- submitted by a former student
June 17, 2006
We were new to the area when my son attended Walters. He got off to a rockie start but the former Principal and the current vice principal never gave up on him. Tell gave chances they communicated with me and he graduated three days ago from walters with a 3.5 g.p.a and he was on the honor roll. I am very grateful to the vice principal who helped my son and I for the past two years. Thanks You Mary Miller (vice principal)

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2006
An average school but with good teaching method, especially Maths and Science, that my son manage to absorb and learn then move from ordinary Maths into Honors.

- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2006
Walters is a good school that often gets a bad rap. The teachers are very dedicated. The students work hard and are held to high standards. The parents that support the school are strong but there are too few. Many students have special needs and come from low economic backgrounds which has been show to have an effect on learning.

- submitted by a teacher
January 04, 2005
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- submitted by a teacher
May 21, 2004
My son currently attends Walters, and I believe it is no different from any other school. The kid will get from school what he or she is willing to put in. His teachers have all given positive comments, but he does his assignments, does his homework and does not 'goof around' in class as he says many other kids do. The teachers were all very clear at the beginning of the year as to their expectations, and the kids are aware of those expectations. Any 'issues' I have brought up (and there have been a few) with the principal or a teacher have been handled quickly and with respect. This is junior high school, not day care. Kids and parents have to actively participate. This school has addressed issues like bullying and discrimination with the kids; many schools ignore that.

- submitted by a parent
May 08, 2004
I strongly believe this school is a waste of time. My daughter, who goes to Walters, always comes home stressed out. She says all her teachers have a problem with her and that the principle is rude and not caring. To investigate, I volunteered to help out with their binder check, and I believe my daughter. The vice principle isnt any better. Sincerely, Worried Parent

- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2004
The school is ok if your son or daughter must attend. I would not let my daughter attend another year, because some of the teachers have attuides with the minority students. Some english teachers that teaches 7th grade treat students not fair when it comes to marking grades. Teachers are suppose to treat each student fair and have concern just like he or she would for the rest of the students. You are a teacher and you should not make a difference between students. Each student have a different learning skill. If the teacher think something is wrong, then the teacher should talk about it with the parents and not make a difference!

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2004
I was student that attended this school of the year 2003-2004. The teachers in this school teach very well and the school rules I think were excellent.

- submitted by a former student
February 23, 2004
I was a student at Walters Junior High and I think that Walters is a great school because the teachers were great I was there for the year 2001-2002 and I don't know how some people say that Walters is a bad school when here in Florida the schools are terriable! The teachers don't know how to teach!

- submitted by a former student
August 26, 2003
I am a student who attended both years at Walters... I attended 2001-2003 and I had fun, but I feel that our school was not the best. Walters was not very secure...

- submitted by a former student
August 10, 2003
This school was the beginning of a long road of difficulties and terrible influences for myself as for many others. I would not recommend for parents to have their children attend this school.

- submitted by a former student
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G. M. Walters Junior High School
39600 Logan Drive, Fremont, CA  94538
(510) 656-7211
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