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About This School

Odyssey - the Essential School is a public high school in Seatac. The principal of Odyssey - the Essential School is Joan Ferrigno. 222 students go to Odyssey - the Essential School and identify mostly as Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 63% of the 222 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Odyssey - the Essential School is 15:1. Global Connections High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 9% %
White, non-Hispanic 32% 29%
Asian/Pacific Islander 27% 19%
Hispanic 27% 32%
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 16% 12%
Asian 13% %
Multiracial 0.5% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 63%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This has some great staff but unfortunately the majority of the students come from environments that have no parent involvement making it almost impossible for the teachers to "teach". They are so busy trying to overcome language barriers and unruly behavior. A lot of the students come from homes that are broken and don't teach them basic things like respect. The majority of parents are uninvolved and uninterested. Sadly this is the direction our neighborhood has gone leaving it up to the schools to do the job that should be getting done in the home.

  • (1 year ago)

    A great and unique school. It's a fun and exciting community and we don't use grades there.

  • (3 years ago)

    It good skool skool teach me good good good good good good good good good good!

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