BISHOP O DOWD HIGH SCHOOL

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9500 STEARNS AVE
OAKLAND, CA 94605
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Phone: 510-553-8677
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 0
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Catholic
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Diocese Of Oakland
  • Students/Teacher: 15:1
  • Students/Grade: 286
  • Number Students: 1144
  • Number Teachers: 80
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Pam Shay
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  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
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  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
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School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (34 ratings)
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    School Reviews (31 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-08-20
    "Image 1st - Education 2nd! All entries over the past 2 years with negative comments were removed..YEP that's BOD! This school is a paid for, safe school, there is nothing special about it and the education is just ok. For the past 3 years I have watched as the school is focused on image not dealing with problems. Look at the date comments were written..this will give you a clue how much they don't want you to know about their dirty little secret..drugs and alcohol! Would not recommend it - so many better choices like Saint Mary's!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-11-12
    "After reading the reviews I had to add my own. One said he did not like the school,because he was put on academic probation,tough.This school prepares kids for college if you are getting a 2.0 you will not go to 4 year and that is what they are preparing you for. My child has learning disabilities & gets a 3.75! The teachers are fantastic & want to see the kids succeed. There is a place for everyone at this school it is not just for the athlete.As far as being Catholic, they do not shove it down their throat they have mass,retreats,services. As in anything it is what you put into it, if your child is not participating in the Christian aspect of the school that is their own choice. My child is having an excellent experience, and growing into a smart, self assured, compassionate person."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-01-13
    "As a parent, this school is large on publicity and short on dealing with or responding to problems. My child identified and photographed a teacher out of line, the administrations response was to do nothing, typical of BOD. IThis truly is a paid for private school, nothing more!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-09-11
    "The low rating is due to the lack of support and care students receive from the counselors and administrative staff. 4 years at the school and the counselor still doesn't know my child's name. 2 laptops, 1 phone, numerous books and clothes stolen from lockers, classrooms, etc. No catholic identity and very ghetto. On a positive note, a lot of the teachers are amazing and the sports programs are great. However, it's unfortunate that the people that are most involved in college planning and transition are uncaring and unaware."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-07-13
    "I loved this school so much. Its my freshman summer (going into sophomore) Sadly I cannot attend next year due to financial issues. But the school is so warm. Once you find your friends you know that you will be friends with them the rest of your lives. The atmosphere is beautiful, you are surrounded by high achieving students like yourself. The catholic education is not forced on students who aren't catholic, but it is explored. I'm so so very sad that I will not be able to attend, every day I cry my eyes out. I hope that whoever gets the chance to attend this school is very thankful because it is truly the best school on earth <3 The english department is amazing, however freshman! Do not be intimidated if you take honors english it all pays off and you realize it at the end of the year. All the departments are quite magnificent."
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