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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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31 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · November 01, 2016
There are simply NO bullies on campus. My son hasn't met or seen one single person whom he would consider unkind in any way.

Supports LD students: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · November 01, 2016
BOD seems to have a very strong program for students with learning differences.

Effective school leaders: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · November 01, 2016
The leadership is well established. A former parent once said, "The inmates do not run the asylum at BOD!"

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · November 01, 2016
BOD is ALL about compassion and respect. They seem to be careful in accepting students who have a strong moral compass, and they celebrate one another's differences each and every day. It's one of the most caring and nurturing environments you... more

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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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Last modified: November 1, 2016
Last modified Bishop O Dowd High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
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