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9-12|Private
1,174 students
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School leader:  Dr. Steve Phelps
9500 Stearns Avenue
Oakland, CA 94605

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(510) 577-9100
(510) 638-3259
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"Our emphasis on academic achievement, moral and leadership development."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Engineering, Environmental, Humanities...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Spanish
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50 reviews

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1 STAR
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Grateful to: Teacher
Submitted by a community member · March 27, 2016
My son would like to thank Mr. Green for making geo-history interesting and enjoyable. And he would also like to thank Mr. Barnes for making English fun.

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Submitted by a community member · March 27, 2016
The math program is challenging if you don't already have a great grasp of mathematics, but my son seems to be excelling in all of his classes. The environment is competitive and students with drive can succeed here. Athletes are provided with... more

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Submitted by a community member · December 15, 2015
Horrible mathematics department. I'm not sure what I'm learning. I feel as though the math teachers do not genuinely care about your success. It is definitely not worth the money. However, I do enjoy the social aspect of the school. The English is... more

Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective
Submitted by a parent · October 26, 2015
Some are better than others, the language and math department are horrible make sure to have very low expectations

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Immersed in a joyful environment, O'Dowd students of diverse cultures and learning styles are educated and supported towards creating positive change within themselves, in our communities and the world at large.

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Bishop O Dowd High School
9500 Stearns Avenue, Oakland, CA  94605
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 50 reviews. (510) 577-9100
Last modified Bishop O Dowd High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
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