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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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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

Develops empathy: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · October 26, 2015
Yes for students who's families make large donations, then 'rules' don't apply, typical Catholic school mentality.

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Submitted by a parent · October 26, 2015
They are not nearly as great as their image, drugs-alcohol and sex are prevalent, a lot of parents provide liqueur for parties and breath testing for dances was thrown out so there are lot's of drunk kids. Nothing special but a safe alternative... 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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Bishop O Dowd High School
9500 Stearns Avenue, Oakland, CA  94605
(510) 577-9100
Last modified Bishop O Dowd High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
Bishop O Dowd High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 43 reviews. Top