FREIRE CS

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2027 CHESTNUT ST
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
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Phone: 215-557-8555
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 6
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Freire Cs
  • Students/Teacher: 21:1
  • Students/Grade: 118
  • Number Students: 472
  • Number Teachers: 55
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5016
  • Poverty Level: 30 PERCENT OR MORE
  • Principal: Mr Christopher Zagacki
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (21 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (13 Reviews)
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    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-18
    "I am a future parent, expecting to start 09-2014. After going to the open house, I was thoroughly impresssed with the staff and the school's vision and mission. The staff truly love being educators and want the best for all the students. I then went to their board meeting and again was impressed by their know and passion to provide the best education to the students. Lastly, I had a meeting with the head of academics and again was impressed with what they area able to provide the students-raising the reading and math levels, no bullying policy, music and other programs to address the students creative interest."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-04-06
    "I am a parent of an student @ Freire Charter School. I feel that Freire Charter School is one of the Best schools that really inforce the CODE OF CONDUCT! This school will not put up with violence in or outside of the school & because of this students can focus on education @ all times. My daughter is an honor student & she works hard to maintain her grades. Freire really prep. students for college & your child will work hard . Most of all they will be ready & proud @ the end. I must say that if you are a parent that will make time for your childs education & communicate with the teachers well,...you should not have any problems."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-11-30
    "My daughter is in the eleventh grade with a 4.0 gpa avg. This school can be ridiculous with their strict rules and attitude. The teachers are not attentive, they have bad attitudes. The leaders are just as worst as the teachers. Yes the academics are good but are horrible when a student wants to understand the work."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-11-21
    "this school is challenging yet not extremely hard. it has a great teacher to student ratio, and it has good rules."
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-07-15
    "As has been said, Freire is a good school for students wanting free college preparation. Every student gets a chance to enter the admissions lottery. Once accepted, we assume that college is their goal and our standards reflect that. Many students thrive and are accepted to 4-year colleges with scholarships. Some students struggle to catch up academically to college-prep level work, and they must be motivated to take advantage of the supports in place. I can say that the staff members genuinely care about students and want to help them succeed. Yes, the rules are strict, but they prepare kids for professional opportunities and create a safe learning environment."
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