AP Courses

O’Dowd offers more than 25 Advanced Placement and Honors courses. Placement in those courses is determined by individual academic departments. Students who wish to enroll in these courses must fulfill requirements in order to be eligible.

View or download all required forms here »

New Online AP Application Process for 2018

All AP applications must now be submitted in Schoology. Students will self enroll for the AP Application Course in Schoology with an access code. More information will be posted in Schoology. Applications will be accepted starting Monday, January 8, 2018.

Application Deadline: Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

College Credit

Early College Credit Courses: Beginning in their sophomore year, students can take an online college course each semester and each summer. Participating students can earn between 3-21 units of transferable college credit.

Contact the counseling office for additional information and forms.

California Scholarship Federation


The California Scholarship Federation (CSF) exists to promote and recognize high standards of scholarship, service and citizenship on the part of students in California schools. O’Dowd has an official CSF chapter. Life membership requires one of the four semesters of membership to be in the senior year, so seniors are encouraged to apply early.

Application Cycle: January 8 – 26, 2018

Late Applications: January 29 – 31, 2018

CSF Application »

CSF Volunteer Log »

CSF Membership Info »


2017-18 Spring Active Membership »

2017-18 Spring Inactive Membership »

Class of 2018 Life Members »

Attention Seniors:

To qualify for CSF Life Membership, one of your four semesters of membership must be earned with senior grades.

Questions: See Ms. Vinavong in Rm. 11 or email her at dvinavong@bishopodowd.org.


National Honor Society

National Honor Society recognizes and honors students throughout the United States who exemplify academic excellence, personal character, leadership and service to both school and community.

At the beginning of each semester, junior and senior students who are interested in nomination to NHS must submit their selection materials through Schoology. To begin the process, please enroll yourself in the course: NHS Application: Spring 2018 with this access code: 6K39V-PPDT5. Once you enroll, you will have access to detailed instructions and forms on the Schoology Course.

The deadline to submit selection materials to Schoology for second semester nomination to NHS is Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Please stop by the library with any questions or email Ms. Counts.