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Archbishop Riordan High School
School DescriptionEstablished in 1906, Archbishop Riordan High School is located in the center of San Francisco, California. The school offers social and extracurricular activities such as spirit rallies, dances, and drama productions, in addition to strong academic programs in change to Biomedical Sciences and Engineering.
The campus features courtyards and a state-of-the-art sports arena that includes a gymnasium, weight room, locker room, wrestling room, and baseball field. The school also has a modern multimedia center with Apple computers.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Teams including football, basketball, and track and field regularly win championships. The wrestling team has won six individual championships in its division. State regulations in California can cause some restrictions for international students playing Varsity-level sports at their school. Please contact us for details.
Archbishop Riordan High School’s award-winning theater company along with its renowned music and band activities make for a strong arts program. Their marching band, the only high school marching band in San Francisco, performed at the 2016 Super Bowl.
DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Archbishop Riordan High School’s boarding program matches two international students from different countries to a room in its on-campus dormitories. Boarding students can participate in weekend activities such as hiking, camping, professional sports games, and trips to destinations such as museums or amusement parks.
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Steve Sewell - Former NFL Player
Joe Spano - Actor
Kevin Restani - Former NBA Player
Tyrone McGraw - Dual Sport Athlete and Record Holder at Stanford University
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 2% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size20
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
ELTiS MinimumNot Accepted
TOEFL MinimumNo Minimum
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Accept Duolingo; Grade 12th acceptances are challening. Any acceptance decision will be given after March 11th. Students need to bring their iPad.
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