O'Dea High School

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O'Dea High School
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Omnia Omnibus
All things to all men
Address
802 Terry Avenue
Seattle, Washington, (King County), 98104
United States
Coordinates 47°36′28″N 122°19′29″W / 47.60778°N 122.32472°W / 47.60778; -122.32472Coordinates: 47°36′28″N 122°19′29″W / 47.60778°N 122.32472°W / 47.60778; -122.32472
Information
Type Private,
Single-sex high school
Religious affiliation(s) Catholic[1]
Established 1923
Oversight Congregation of Christian Brothers[1]
CEEB Code 481130[2]
Dean Mr. Ke'Andre Magee [3]
Principal James Walker[3]
Faculty 37[1]
Grades 9-12[4]
Enrollment 450 (2012[7])
Student to teacher ratio 12:1[5]
Campus type Urban
Color(s) Maroon and Gold         
Athletics conference Metro 3A
Nickname O'Dea[1]
Team name Fighting Irish
Accreditation Northwest Accreditation Commission[6]
State of Washington[1]
School fees $9,306 (Catholics)
$10,626 (non Catholics)[5]
Athletic Director Monte Kohler
Website

O'Dea High School is a Catholic boys' high school located on Seattle's First Hill, in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle. The school is named after Edward John O'Dea who was bishop of Seattle when the school was built.

Founded in 1923, O'Dea is owned by the Archdiocese of Seattle and run by the Congregation of Christian Brothers. Of its 424 students in four grades in 2011, 80% were Catholics, 52% were Caucasian, 14% were African American, and 12% were Multi-Racial.[7][8]

There are 37 instructors, all of which have a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. The student-teacher ratio is 13 to 1.[5] O'Dea charged Catholics $10,000 in annual fees for the 2013-2014 academic year while levying non-Catholics a fee of $10,626.[5]

Clubs[edit]

O'Dea High School has many school clubs, each supported and sponsored by the school by a yearly club fair and funds from the school's treasury. A list of some O'Dea Clubs:[9]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "About O'Dea". O'Dea High School. Retrieved 2009-03-30. 
  2. ^ "High School Code Lookup". www.collegeboard.com. Retrieved 2010-08-03. 
  3. ^ a b "O'Dea High School Handbook". O'Dea High School. 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-17. 
  4. ^ K-12 Directory of Schools
  5. ^ a b c d O'Dea Facts. O'Dea High School. Retrieved: 2011-12-17.
  6. ^ NWAC. "Northwest Accreditation Commission". Retrieved 2009-07-29. 
  7. ^ a b Students O'Dea High School. Retrieved: 2011-12-17.
  8. ^ "Course Descriptions". O'Dea High School. Retrieved 2009-04-02. 
  9. ^ Student Activities
  10. ^ Keane, John F. (2007). Irish Seattle. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7385-4878-4. 
  11. ^ Raley, Dan (2006-11-13). "Burlesons are the first family of Seattle sports". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2009-03-30. 
  12. ^ "Nate Burleson Bio". Seattle Seahawks. Retrieved 2009-03-30. 
  13. ^ Raley, Dan (1998-08-06). "COMING HOME: FRED COUPLES RETURNS TO SEATTLE HERE FOR PGA, GOLFER FEELS LUCKY TO GET OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY IN HIS HOMETOWN". Seattle Post Intelligencer. Retrieved 2009-03-30. 
  14. ^ Raley, Dan (1999-04-28). "DEMETRIUS DUBOSE 1971-1999 INNOCENCE LOST". Seattle Post Intelligencer. Retrieved 2009-03-31. 
  15. ^ "Charles Greene". USATF. Retrieved 2009-03-30. 
  16. ^ "Taylor Mays Profile". University of Southern California. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  17. ^ Raley, Dan (2006-06-14). "Where Are They Now? WSU's Clint Richardson". Seattle Post Intelligencer. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 

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