O'Dea High School

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O'Dea High School
O'Dea High School logo.png
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
Motto Brotherhood for Life
Religious affiliation(s) Catholic[1]
Established 1923
Oversight Congregation of Christian Brothers[1]
CEEB code 481130[2]
Principal James Walker[3]
Faculty 36[1]
Grades 9-12[4]
Enrollment 490 (2014[7])
Student to teacher ratio 14:1[5]
Campus type Urban
Color(s) Maroon and Gold         
Athletics conference Metro 3A
Sports Football, Golf, Cross Country, Basketball, Wrestling, Swim & Dive, Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field
Mascot Irish
Nickname O'Dea[1]
Team name Fighting Irish
Accreditation Northwest Accreditation Commission[6]
State of Washington[1]
School fees $13,783
Athletic Director Monte Kohler
Website

O'Dea High School is a Catholic all boys high school founded in 1923 and is located in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood. The school is named after Edward John O'Dea who was bishop of Seattle when the school was built. O'Dea is a part of the Archdiocese of Seattle.

Of its 490 students in four grades in 2017, 65% were Catholics, 53% were Caucasian, 11% were African American, and 19% were Multi-Racial.[7][8] There are 36 instructors and the student-teacher ratio is 14 to 1.[5] The tuition at O'Dea High School for the 2017-2018 school year was $13,783; the school provides over $1 million in financial aid every year.[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]

Athletics[edit]

O'Dea High School has had many notable alumni go on to great success in College and Professional athletics. A list of currently offered sports by season:[5] Fall: Cross Country, Football, Golf Winter: Basketball, Swimming, Wrestling Spring: Baseball, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track

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". collegeboard.com. Retrieved 2010-08-03. 
  3. ^ "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, odea.org; 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, odea.org; accessed December 1, 2014.
  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. ^ Jude, Adam (2016-04-18). "UW's Myles Gaskin excited to build on record-setting freshman season". Seattle Times. Retrieved 2016-10-11. 
  16. ^ "Charles Greene". USATF. Retrieved 2009-03-30. 
  17. ^ "Taylor Mays Profile". University of Southern California. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  18. ^ Raley, Dan (2006-06-14). "Where Are They Now? WSU's Clint Richardson". Seattle Post Intelligencer. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  19. ^ http://www.washingtonyouthsoccer.org/washington_youth_soccer_alum_deandre_yedlin_signs_pro_contract_with_sounders_fc/
  20. ^ Corbyn, Zoë (2015-05-24). "Can we save the rhino from poachers with a 3D printer?". the Guardian. Retrieved 2016-07-30. 
  21. ^ https://acd-ext.gsfc.nasa.gov/People/Newman/

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