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9-12|Private
1,100 students
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School leader:  Dr. Vorbach
6600 North Little Falls Road
Arlington, VA 22213

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(703) 237-1400
(703) 237-1465
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"Our School is best known for its commitment to Academic Excellence"

BASIC INFORMATION

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

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subjec...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics, Video and film production...
  • World languages
    French, German, Latin, Spanish
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39 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a community member · February 14, 2017
They provide a strong academic environment with a number of upper level classes. They could do a bit better with supporting the students. For example there is no benefit from students doing homework the week they have AP exams. Also they could do... more

Supports LD students: Agree
Submitted by a parent · February 06, 2017
O'connell has recently begun an expanded services program targeted at educating students with significant disabilities. Additionally, there is a program in place which supports students with learning disabilities and other needs.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · February 06, 2017
Teachers are willing to work with students to provide additional support to help them achieve success.

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · February 06, 2017
Homework seems reasonable for my students - there's more in higher level classes honors and AP.

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Last modified: February 14, 2017
Last modified Bishop Denis J O'connell High School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
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