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School Tours: Thursdays/Fridays

Prospective families can tour our school 9:15-10:15 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays. Contact Rebeca Flores, family liaison, at FloresR@sfusd.edu or 415-695-5370 ext. 1004.


  • No appointment needed.
  • Meet inside the Folsom Street entrance.
  • Tours are about 1 hour.

Wellness Updates & Activities

Click here to connect with our Wellness Center.

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A Community School

John O'Connell High School is a Community School.


Welcome to John O'Connell High School

At John O'Connell High School, we prepare students to make meaningful contributions to an evolving world. As an equity-focused community, we aspire to prepare students for college or career. We strive to create rigorous classrooms that promote literacy, the use of technology, independence, and a commitment to community and self.


Check out this great article on SF Gate about Sunday's big car show.

Buy Your Yearbook by April 22

Order your yearbook online at www.treering.com. Enter the passcode for O Connell: 1014472659982050. Soft cover yearbooks cost $32.25, hardcover is $39.72. See Vanessa Fontana or ask at the library if you have any questions or concerns.

2015-16 School Calendar

Today: 5/3/16
8:00 AM AP Spanish Language Exam (Am)
9:00 AM Principal Chat

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Mariachi & Motown Friday, May 6, 2016


"Mariachi & Motown" is a celebration of our mothers, fathers and families. Join us for live mariachi music, a taco dinner and dance to Motown hits. More Details

O'Connell and ISA Merging for 2016-17

John O’Connell High School and International Studies Academy will be merging for the 2016-17 school year.

Family Climate Survey Due May 1

This short survey will help us improve our school. Please complete the survey before May 1. See Rebeca Flores with any questions and concerns.

Save the Date: Graduation on May 25

The Class of 2016's graduation ceremony will be Wednesday, May 25, at O'Connell High School at 3 p.m. Clear your calendars and get ready to honor our wonderful graduates. More information will be coming.

Congrats Culinary Lab

Our Culinary Lab had a very successful ProStart competition this year. Their excellent work resulted in these three awards:


The Spirit Award - $1000 in IKEA kitchen supplies

Outstanding ProStart Program - $1000 for the Culinary Club

Management Instructor Award for Chef Dan - $1000 Professional Development Grant


Fantastic! We are so proud of the tremendous effort and professionalism their entire lab displayed. Keep up the great work!