Walter Colton School is an educational facility that offers a range of learning opportunities. It serves students in kindergarten through eight. The school provides classes in various subjects, such as art, music, and special and physical education. Walter Colton School manages a student council and organizes field trips. The school organizes several athletic activities, including basketball, football, soccer and volleyball. It maintains a cafeteria that offers breakfast and lunch options. In addition, the school operates drama and yearbook clubs. Walter Colton School is governed by the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, which has a human resources department and serves students in kindergarten through grade 12.