The O’Farrell Charter School has several accomplishments and projects that it is excited to share from the past few months. Its staff and faculty is gearing up to start the new school year and is eagerly awaiting the arrival of its returning and new students for the first day of school on Aug. 31.

Campus Goes Through Renovations

This summer, the campus has been under construction. The O’Farrell Charter High School construction is underway, as well as several improvements on other areas of campus including air conditioning, wiring for high-speed Internet, new windows, and other additions. With an expanding student population (projected to be 1,550 for the 2015-2016 school year), O’Farrell is proud to now offer a full year-one kindergarten through 12th grade program for all its students. Watch this video to learn about the changes O’Farrell Charter School is going through:

O’Farrell Charter Recognized For Its Academic Achievements


The school’s also starting off the year as a National Urban School of Excellence, an award from the National Center for Urban School Transformation honoring urban schools that excel academically. Additionally, as a National AVID Demonstration School, O’Farrell will be hosting educators from around the country throughout the school year, as they make campus visits to learn ideas about how to improve student achievement and employ AVID methodologies in their schools back home.

As a full-service community school with programs for families, student support services, and a plethora of academic and enrichment options, O’Farrell is proud to serve the students and families in the San Diego Encanto area, as well as from around the city.

To find more exciting news about O’Farrell Charter School, and for updates on its expansion and programs, please visit

For more innovative educational opportunities through The O’Farrell Charter Schools, please visit: Ingenuity Charter School, O’Farrell’s non-seat based public charter school.

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