The O'Farrell Charter School

Winner of the National Excellence in Urban Education Award

News and Announcements

AVID Schoolwide Site of Distinction

We are excited to share that The O’Farrell Charter School has been named an AVID Schoolwide Site of Distinction. This designation represents the highest level of AVID implementation fidelity demonstrating excellence in instructional practice and the promotion of college readiness schoolwide. Congratulations to our staff and students. We are proud of the hard work we do in our classrooms!
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Hands United For Children: The O'Farrell Charter School

In reviewing its mission, Hands United for Children's Board of Trustees set the goal of assisting a domestic U.S. school to develop facilities and programs for less privileged children. A sideline discussion between soccer dads about education began the process of exploration leading to our selection of the The O'Farrell Charter School as Hands United for Children's domestic education project for 2012 and beyond.

The O'Farrell School's unique vision and situation fit perfectly into the goals of Hands United. Namely, they are determined to provide a top education to students who are frequently left behind in the American educational system. The elements which led us to select O'Farrell are as follows.
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