Walter Johnson High School

Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone: (301) 571-6900
District: Montgomery County Public Schools

9

GreatSchools Rating

public • Grades 9-12 • 2237 students

Bethesda's Walter Johnson High School serves grades 9-12 in the Montgomery County Public Schools district. It is among the few public high schools in Maryland to receive a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 9 out of 10.

Walter Johnson High School is a public school in the Montgomery County Public Schools district located in Bethesda, MD. As of 2014, the students are 56.2% White, non-Hispanic; 16.9% Hispanic; 13.2% Asian/Pacific Islander; 8.3% Black, non-Hispanic; 5.1% Multiracial; 0.2% Native American or Native Alaskan; and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. 7.8% of students are participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District State
White, non-Hispanic 56.2% 32% 40.9%
Hispanic 16.9% 27.4% 13.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 13.2% 14.4% 6.1%
Black, non-Hispanic 8.3% 21.4% 34.9%
Multiracial 5.1% 4.6% 4.1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District State
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 7.8%
English learners 13.5%
# Name Type City State Overall Rating Distance
1 White Flint Neighborhood/Subdivision Rockville MD 1.5 mi
2 Old Farm Neighborhood/Subdivision Rockville MD 2 mi
3 The Willoughby Condominium/Townhouse Chevy Chase MD 4.9 mi
4 Forest Knolls Neighborhood/Subdivision Silver Spring MD 6.1 mi
5 DuMont Oaks Neighborhood/Subdivision Silver Spring MD 7 mi
6 Takoma Park Neighborhood/Subdivision Takoma Park MD 7 mi
7 Hillandale Neighborhood/Subdivision Silver Spring MD 8 mi
8 Lakelands Neighborhood/Subdivision Gaithersburg MD 8.4 mi
9 Iverly Neighborhood/Subdivision Silver Spring MD 8.7 mi
10 Norwood Neighborhood/Subdivision Olney MD 8.8 mi
11 Leeway Overlee - N Arlington Neighborhood/Subdivision Arlington VA 9.9 mi
12 Falls Church City Neighborhood/Subdivision Falls Church VA 10.2 mi
13 Shreevewood Neighborhood/Subdivision Falls Church VA 11 mi
14 Fox Farm Neighborhood/Subdivision Great Falls VA 11.1 mi
15 The VIO Neighborhood/Subdivision Washington SW DC 11.7 mi
# Name City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Silver Spring Silver Spring MD 6.1 mi
2 White Oak Silver Spring MD 8 mi
3 Arlington Arlington VA 8 mi
4 Kentlands Gaithersburg MD 8.9 mi
5 Georgetown Washington DC 9 mi
6 Falls Church Falls Church VA 10.1 mi
7 Washington DC Washington D.C. DC 10.7 mi
8 West Falls Church Falls Church VA 10.9 mi
9 Vienna Vienna VA 11.2 mi
10 Capitol Hill Washington DC 11.6 mi
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