San Leandro USD

Tradition and Innovation

John Muir Middle School

John Muir Middle School is a safe, inclusive community where everyone is actively engaged in learning. Located at 1444 Williams Street94577, John Muir serves half of the ten to thirteen-year-old children living in San Leandro, California. Enrollment for John Muir is approximately 998. Demographics: Hispanic or Latino, 42%; Asian, 18%; Filipino, 13%; African-American, 10%; White, 8%, two or more races, 8%; Pacific Islander, 1%; Native American, 1%. Classes begin at 8:20 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. except Tuesdays and Wednesdays, when school ends at 2 p.m. for professional development. Principal: Vernon Walton.

School mascot: the falcon. School colors: red and black. 


Main Phone/Front Office: 510-618-4400, x3700

  • Vernon Walton, Principal: x3795
  • Diane Burns, Asst. Principal; x3776
  • Christopher Caban, Asst. Principal: x3777
  • Claudia Costa, Administrative Assistant: x3760
  • Reina Guzman, Registrar: x3761
  • Bigda Valdez, Attendance: x4401
  • Jasmin Vega, Parent Facilitator: x3703
  • Denise Farrell, Counselor: x3769
  • Mark Hamilton, Counselor: x3764
  • Arcy DeVera and Mycel Jacob, Student Activities x3749 and x3721
  • ASES, After-school program: 510-566-9930
  • Rachel England, Library/Textbooks: x4431