Freedom High School

3149 Chester Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18020 | (610) 867-5843
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,993
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,993 high school students from grades 9-12
  • Ranks 417th out of 639 high schools in PA.
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Corrective Action 2 (fourth year)
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Michael Laporta
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,993
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 112.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,029 (51.6%)
  • Females: 958 (48.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 9 (0.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 9 (0.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Freedom High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.3%
Black20410.2%
Asian824.1%
Hispanic57028.6%
White1,12656.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Freedom High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade48924.5%
10th Grade51926.0%
11th Grade44822.5%
12th Grade53626.9%
Ungraded10.05%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
33.1%
District:
45.5%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
86.2%
District:
80.5%
Dropout Rate
School:
2.4%
District:
2.1%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
85.1%
District:
80.8%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
83.6%
District:
79.8%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Freedom High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
English Average Score: 22.3
Math Average Score: 22.7
Science Average Score: 23.2
Reading Average Score: 22.3
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Corrective Action 2 (fourth year)
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 496.4
Math Average Score: 503.9
Writing Average Score: 490.4

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201048.8%49.3%59.6%
200950.2%48.6%55.6%
200859.9%48.5%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201063.9%64.6%67.2%
200964.3%61.2%65.2%
200866.2%58.0%64.7%
 
Science Test
201034.8%32.2%39.8%
200930.6%29.4%39.7%
200835.4%29.0%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201086.4%79.8%80.7%
2009---
200882.3%78.5%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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