My teen is having a good time at Woodside. He likes all his teachers. We are especially happy with the Chinese class teacher. Ms. Chen is very responsible and serious about teaching yet she makes learning Chinese fun. The campus of WSH is nice and clean. As a parent I really like the 8 conditions of student success which promote a positive culture in this school.
Woodside High School is a public high school in Emerald Lake Hills. The principal of Woodside High School is Diane Burbank, who can be contacted at email@example.com. 1,764 students attend Woodside High School and identify mostly as Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 19% of the Woodside High School students have "limited English proficiency." 49% of the 1,764 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Woodside High School is 18:1. Redwood High School is one of the nearest high schools.
- Ceramics sculpture
- Theater drama
- Video film production
- Cross country
- P.E. classes
- Water polo
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||3%||%|
|Native American or Native Alaskan||0.4%||0.3%|
|Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program||49%||36%|
|Limited English proficiency||19%||18%|
Woodside has an amazing performing arts program. Director Barry Woodruff and his team offer productions that rival Broadway. Music director Bill Tolles has done astounding work with the Jazz Marching and Symphonic bands and the choir is fantastic! You can see an equal (and usually better) quality production at Woodside than the SF professional theaters offer. AMAZING to think the performers and crew are just kids and it's a great way for them to make fast friends with one another. Our theater friends from SF are always eager to see Woodside's productions and bring more people with them each time. This is not your typical high school performing arts program.
I think that my son is getting an excellent education. The staff is awaesome. We have many friends that send their kids to $15-$30K private schools and I believe our son is getting the exact education. In his two years at the school he has not seen any violance or has he been harrassed. We are putting the $15-$30K per year towards college.
I've been at Woodside for 3 years now and I just love it!
The teachers are sincere is trying to stay focused on their pupils. I don't think there is much control of the classrooms therefore learning is not at a prime.
I am a recent graduate of Woodside High School and although it is an excellent choice for academics the school needs to work harder to asses students in the English and math classes. I am currently attending a junior college with about 50% of my class and majority of them are in English 100 and Math 101. These are remedial courses that shouldn't need to be taken. So in order to make sure that Woodside students excel beyond Woodside create a better plan that will help students pass assesment tests and actually keep the knowledge.
I am not a parent at Woodside however my husband graduated from there in 1967 and I am a public school teacher. I want to congratulate the principal on her stance regarding the football team behaviors. If there are no consequences for inappropriate behaviors those behaviors and others similar arelikely to continue. Keep up the good work. Parents who support the team playing are teaching their students that there are no consequences for behaviors.