Bishop O'Dowd High School Viewbook
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Here are O'Dowd's SAT scores, ACT scores, matriculation to college and AP Courses.
Bishop O'Dowd High School Profile
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Current Enrollment: 1175
Average Class Size: 24
Graduates Who Attend College: 99% attend college, with 95% going to four year colleges: Between 55-60% of each graduating class is admitted to one or more UC campuses each year.
Ethnic Make-up of Students: African American 22%; Asian 14%; European-American 42%; Latino 14%; Other 8%
Campus Size:20 acres
President: Stephen Phelps, Ed.D
Principal: Pamela Shay, M.A.
In 2015, over 99% of the graduating class enrolled in colleges and universities. 94% of the graduates enrolled in four-year colleges with 5% enrolling in two-year colleges. Each year graduates disperse to universities throughout the nation, from East Coast Ivy League schools to the outstanding universities in California. Typically about 33% choose a UC school, 40% attend Catholic, private, or other religious university, 22% enroll in the California State University system and 5% take advantage of our excellent Junior college system.
Signature Programs and Extracurricular Activities
AP Courses: 17
Athletics: 61 teams, 16 sports
Musical Groups: 4
Student Clubs: 45+
Service Learning - Students spend a minium of 100 hours in community service by the time of graduation
The Center for Environment Studies
The Living Lab - a 4 1/2 acre student built vegetable and botanical garden
We are a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.