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    Walker Middle Magnet School

    8282 North Mobley Road 

      Odessa, FL  33556 


    How To Reach Us:

          Main Phone #                (813) 631-4726                       Fax #                                     (813) 631-4738

          School Transportation   (813) 631-4052                       After Hours Transportation    (813) 982-5500

           Absentee Line              (813) 631-4726  and press 1

    School Hours:          8:35 a.m. –3:25 p.m.      2:25 p.m. Every Monday – Early Release Day

    Please bring your child to school by 8:25: this will allow them time to be in first period by 8:30 a.m.  If they arrive in 1st period after 8:30 they will be marked unexcused tardy.  Students may be dropped off in the front of the school NO EARLIER than 7:50a.m.

    Student Sign-In & Tardies:  If your child is tardy to school, you must accompany him/her to the Main Office to sign in.  Those students signing in unaccompanied will be reported as unexcused tardy.

    Student Sign-Out:  Please no sign-outs after 3:00 p.m. to avoid interference with dismissal procedures.  When signing your child out of school, please come to the Main Office.  Students will be called down for pick up ONLY when parent/guardian arrives in the office and I.D. has been verified.  You must present a photo I.D. and must be listed on the emergency card.                                                                                  

    Only individuals indicated on the emergency card will be allowed to sign out students.


    Absences:  Please make every effort to report your child’s absence prior to 8:30 a.m. on the absentee phone line, (813) 631-4489.  Be sure to include the following information:  student name, reason for absence, telephone number, grade level, and homeroom teacher.

    Uniforms:  Walker uniforms and P.E. Uniforms are available at B & B Sports (813) 238-2542



    The school uniform consists of the following:  Hunter Green, Black or White polo shirts.  Note:  You can also purchase plain Hunter Green, Black or White polo shirts and Khaki or Black colored shorts, pants, capri’s or skirts - these may be purchased at any store as long as they comply with the Hillsborough County dress code requirements.  Please follow district guidelines regarding the length of shorts for girls.  “Hemlines shall be no shorter than fingertip length”, per district Student Code of Conduct page 52-53. 



    Cell Phones:  Per District policy, cell phones are allowed on campus, but they must remain turned off at all times during the school day.  The District allows students to carry cell phones for use before or after school.  If there is an emergency, you can call the school (813) 631-4726 and we will contact your child.  Likewise, if your child needs to contact you because of any emergency, they may come to the Main Office and call home.

    Devices are only to be used at the direction of the teacher or administrative staff.

    Breakfast and lunch will be served free to all Hillsborough County students.

    Lunches:   A la Carte items - $1.00 to $3.50 (approximate cost).   MyPayments Plus allows you to prepay for A La Carte items.  To set up auto pay and monitor student spending go to WWW.mypaymentsplus.com .  Students with a negative balance on their meal account will not be allowed to purchase A La Carte items.

    Immunization Requirements for School Entry:  Every child entitled to entrance to kindergarten or entitled to any other initial entrance to a Florida school (K-12), shall present a certification of a school entry health examination performed within one (1) year prior to enrollment into a Florida school.   A pupil shall be exempted from this requirement only upon written request of the parent or guardian stating objections on religious grounds.


                    6th Grade Students


                   7th & 8th Grade Students

    5 doses DPT (diphtheria, pertussis & tetanus)

    5 doses DPT (diphtheria, pertussis & tetanus)

    4 doses polio vaccine (IPV, OPV)

    4 doses OPV (oral polio vaccine)

    2 doses MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)

    2 doses MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)

    Hepatitis B Series

    Hepatitis B Series

    Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine or date of disease

    as verified by parent or physician

    Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine or date of disease

    as verified by parent or physician


    Td (tetanus and diphtheria)

    Tdap (Tetanus,Diphtheria,Pertussis vaccine)



    Bus Information:  In the interest of student safety and accountability, STUDENTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO RIDE BUSES OTHER THAN THE ONE ASSIGNED TO THEM.



    In an effort to respect and maximize instructional time, we WILL NOT receive non-medical items or call classrooms for deliveries at any time during the school day.


    Walker - Quick Reference Guide