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300 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85705

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(520) 624-7552
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"Our school is best known for its powerful problem-based learning environments."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Transportation
    None
  • Facilities
    Access to farm or natural area, Art room...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Environmental, Social justice
  • World languages
    Spanish
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9 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · January 24, 2012
The students and teachers know one another intimately. They meet several times each week in their little advisory families, and they know that they always have a teacher on their side. They go on about ten field trips each year and spend an... more

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Submitted by a parent · June 28, 2011
Paulo Freire is a small (est. 70 students) cozy school based in the basement of the old YMCA building (small facilities). Assets include: 1. Caring young teachers and staff, that makes a huge difference especially for middle schoolers. 2. The... more

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Submitted by a student · January 22, 2010
I like this school because we get to learn a lot of stuff I did not know, and when we learn some of that stuff we sometimes go on an expedition Our last expedition we went to a farm. The classes are great Because we have Humanities, Math, Science,... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 15, 2009
I *love* Paulo Freire Freedom School because it gives students an opportunity to discover themselves, explore their passions around social justice and environmental sustainability, and teach them to have a voice in their communities and world at... more

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March 15, 2013

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Paulo Freire Freedom School
300 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ  85705
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. (520) 624-7552
Last modified Paulo Freire Freedom School is a Charter school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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