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Welcome to Paulo Freire Freedom School -Downtown

PAulo Freire Freedom School's MISSION

Paulo Freire Freedom School is a joyful and just community dedicated to environmental sustainability and social justice that embraces creative, collaborative and compassionate teaching and learning.


CITY Center designs, implements, and advances exemplary practices in teaching and learning that transform the lives of young people and their educators. 


PFFSD School News

Sixth Grade Spots Still Available for This Fall

Although there is currently a waiting list for seventh and eighth grade, we have available spots in our incoming sixth grade class for the 23-24 school year. Please complete an enrollment form if you are interested in enrolling your rising fifth grade student for fall enrollment at PFFS. 

PFFSD's Innovative Teaching and Learning

Paulo Freire Freedom School -Downtown is using an innovative and effective team teaching model this year to increase student engagement and improve equitable outcomes. 

Music Mayhem! at The Rialto Theatre May 16th

City High students will perform live on stage at The Rialto Theatre on Tuesday, May 16th. Music Mayhem! is a fundraiser for CITY Center's Music Workshop program.  Tickets will be available at the door.  

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