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Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School

Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
85
Cost Of Living
61
Climate
82
Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School says

At Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School, we emphasize the importance of students learning to use their minds well in pursuit of college and career readiness. Students and teachers work together to create a community of caring and concerned citizens committed to meaningful work. Students develop critical thinking, research and analytical skills in preparation for college and careers. Technology is used to maximize individualization, independence, and depth of learning. College classes, internships and digital courses give our students a broad range of learning opportunities. At the Children's Aid Society Student Success Center (SSC), students work with a team of full-time college and career counselors to explore paths towards post-secondary goals. Our graduates have gone on to succeed in city, state and private colleges and are following careers in business, media, social work, education and technical fields.

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Curriculum

Interdisciplinary Math/Science and Humanities, Advisory, Service Learning, College Fair, Summer Opportunities Fair, Internship, Video, College Now, Student Government, College exploration trips for all grades

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 110

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: BX11, BX19, BX21, BX27, BX35, BX36, BX4

Trains: 2, 5 to Freeman St; 6 to Whitlock Av

Finance

Finance

Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Admissions

Admissions

Admission Priorities

  • Priority to Fannie Lou Hamer Middle School students who attend an information session
  • Then to Bronx students or residents who attend an information session
  • Then to New York City residents who attend an information session
  • Then to Fannie Lou Hamer Middle School students
  • Then to Bronx students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

62% of students graduate from Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School

Test Scores

1029 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 346
SAT Verbal 342
SAT Writing 341

NYC Report Card

A
Environment
C
Progress
A
Performance
B
Overall Score
D
College and Career Readiness
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP United States History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 477
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 140
10 112
11 120
12 105

Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 15 : 1
Gender 54% Male / 46% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

91% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 0%
Hispanic/Latino 69%
Black or African American 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 31 incidents of bullying last year at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School, which equals 0.0611 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Children's Aid Society programs include: College Excel, Corporate Workplace (job training and paid internship) , College Set (scholarship program), JPMorgan Live, MSG Classroom, NYU Preview2, CAS Afterschool Clubs including Digital Media and Game Design, Archery, Music, Art and Sports. We have in-school Saturday programs for students and parents
  • Art Club
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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