The O'Farrell Charter School

Winner of the National Excellence in Urban Education Award

News and Announcements

Emergency Food Distribution Network

Catholic Charities has created the Emergency Food Distribution Network to DISTRIBUTE food to those in need in a safe, effective, and reliable manner that complies with COVID-19 social distancing requirements.

Individuals and families who need food can place a REQUEST for food with one of the nearest locations by clicking the link in the headline above, or visiting the following website: https://ccdsd.org/food-pick-up/
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Census 2020: Make Sure California's School-Aged Children Are Counted

Every 10 years, people across the country and in
California fill out the Census in order to have an accurate
count of all people in the United States. The Census
determines California’s federal funding for important
community services that help support our families and fair
share of representation in California.
The next Census is in Spring 2020.
Let’s ensure all Californians are counted so we can put those resources to good use here at home!
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The O'Farrell Charter School is recognized in the Union-Tribune

Click here to read the article in the U-T which mentions The O’Farrell Charter School as the only public school in San Diego County to have a perfect four-year graduation rate and a 100 percent rate of graduates who fulfilled course requirements for admission to the University of California and California State University.
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Senator Toni Atkins visits O'Farrell

We were honored to have special guests on campus on September 23, 2019. CA Senator Toni Atkins, SDUSD Board President Sharon Whitehurst-Payne, SDUSD Board Member Richard Barrera, and SDUSD Chief Facilities Planning & Construction Officer Lee Dulgeroff met with students, toured the campus, and saw learning in action in our OCS classrooms.
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Assemblymember Shirley N. Weber Attendance Challenge

The attendance challenge will begin on the first day of school:

Perfect Attendance-No absences or tardies
Excellent Attendance-No more than 3 absences

At the end of the year, all students with perfect or excellent attendance will receive the California State Seal Award. Students with perfect attendance will be invited to participate in a special recognition ceremony.
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