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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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38 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Teacher effectiveness: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · January 03, 2017
Some seem ok, but most are disinterested and detached. More than one teacher is downright mean.

Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · January 03, 2017
There is way too much homework given. The kids are stressed and not learning. No importance is placed by the school on kids spending time with their family or doing work for their family's home or business.

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · January 03, 2017
I wasted precious resources - money, time, energy - towards what I thought would be a good experience for my daughter at Bishop O'Dowd High School. Instead, my daughter's self esteem and courage was destroyed. Counselors do not engage with... more

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · January 03, 2017
My daughter did not have any problems with other students bullying her. . . however, she had two teachers who were bullies.

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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: January 3, 2017
Last modified Bishop O Dowd High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
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