Hill-Freedman World Academy
About this school...
To provide a rigorous academic learning environment that fosters lifelong learners who are committed to being knowledgeable, caring, and internationally minded citizens. We have several pillars of learning: critical and creative thinking; exploration and investigation; problem solving; communication and collaboration; reflection; responsibility and social action.
National Blue Ribbon School, U.S. Department of Education, 2006; nominated as a candidate for National Blue Ribbon School, 2014; Middle Years International Baccalaureate School; International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Candidate School
Points of pride: School was envisioned and created by students, parents, and staff; specialized programs for students with complex support needs that encompass a wide variety of exceptionalities and intellectual abilities, including autism, language impairments, and intellectual, multiple, and physical disabilities.
Other special academic offerings:
International Baccalaureate Continuum for 9th-12th grades; college preparedness through the IB diploma programs courses; international-mindedness via the Learner Profiles; self-discovery through the Personal Project, Theory of Knowledge course and 150 hours of Community Action and Service; Digital Literacy and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM); humanities through art, music and dance
Measures for positive, safe learning:
Our positive school environment is driven by students, teachers and parents who care deeply about education where distractions from learning are minimized.
Home & School Association; fundraising to support musicals, expansion projects, student performances, and the library
Arts activities and classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; choir; instrumental music classes; theater instruction; school play or musical(s), visual arts instruction
Activities & special programs:
Academic support; step team; STEM club; spoken word club; technology club; dance; World Citizenship Club; Spanish club
Baseball, Basketball, Indoor Track & Field, Track & Field
Basketball, Indoor Track & Field, Softball, Track & Field
18, L, XH