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Bishop O Dowd High School

Bishop O Dowd High School is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Bishop O Dowd High School says

Bishop O'Dowd High School, one community of many parts, is an extraordinary place to grow in to young adulthood. It is a healthy, vibrant, family-friendly center for college preparation and adolescent development. Students graduate eligible for the University of California and Ivy League schools while participating in some of the finest and most inclusive athletic, co-curricular, and visual and performing arts programs in California. Bishop O'Dowd's diverse community, renowned for its warmth and appreciation of all kinds of minds, will bring life-long friendships and great joy. Our enriched environment nourishes each student's intellectual, emotional, social, physical, and spiritual growth. On the high school journey, each student will have the guidance of our exceptional faculty, counselors, campus ministers, coaches, activity moderators, and administrators, who are at the forefront of preparing each student for a dynamic 21st century world. We focus on each student's personal and moral growth, how you learn, and we provide world-class technology to assist in that learning. Together these resources and services will allow students to pursue what they love and reward them with the exhilaration of true excellence. In this way we achieve our purpose; to graduate even more exemplary citizens who will transform society with their values, intelligence, skills, and leadership as they seek to find God in all things.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (510) 577-9100
Email
  tkreitz@bishopodowd.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,141
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 314
10 250
11 280
12 297

Bishop O Dowd High School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Bishop O Dowd High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 15 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 46%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4%
Multi-racial 7%
Hispanic/Latino 7%
Black or African American 21%
Asian 13%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Extracurriculars

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo

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