Will C. Wood Middle School serves the South Sacramento/Lemon Hill area with 7th and 8th grade curriculum that is specially designed to meet the academic, social, and cultural needs of a diverse student body.
Will C. Wood has a population of over 700 students that come from many diverse backgrounds. Wood has a very active ASB program as well as offering many different opportunities in the after school clubs and the ASES after school tutoring program.
Beginning in the 2010-2011 School year, Will C. Wood was designated a Superintendents Priority School. This designation provided the school with additional staff, resources and a clear goal, become the pride of the community. As a Priority school Will C. Wood has seen great advancement in school climate, culture, and academics.
Will C. Wood provides students with 21st century skills. Will C Wood offers computer classes. Has two computer labs, and iPod’s and iPad’s for classroom use. Here are some of the ways your student will be engaged in the latest learning technologies:
For the past two years, the Will C. Wood Book Club has explored the World through reading, and has worked in collaboration with the Ethnic Studies department at Sac. State and the 65th St. Corridor Community Collaborative Project to host a field trip for book club members. The mission of the Book Club is to promote literacy.
Book Club members meet once a week on Wednesdays at lunch in room M-29, Ms. Ledbetters classroom.
Exciting Electives; Beginning and Intermediate Orchestra and Art
GATE Programs that actively engage and challenge students
Associated Student Body (ASB) where students are leaders
Will C. Wood Middle School has high expectations for students. Teachers work as a team to encourage students to be independent learners and use a variety of small group methods to develop problem-solving skills, cooperation, and higher-level thinking skills, instead of the standard textbook format. The staff works closely with parents and other community members to be responsive to the needs of students and the community.To view Will C. Woods Accountability report, please go to the SCUSD Web site.