Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown

47 E Pennington St
Tucson, AZ 85701
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown serves 75 students in grades 6-8.
Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 75 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown's student population of 75 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
75 students
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School Rankings

Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#594 out of 1854 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
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3%
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Hispanic
40%
47%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
41%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
6%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown's ranking?
Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown is ranked #594 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown often compared to?
Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtownis often viewed alongside schools like Paulo Freire Freedom School - University by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown?
75 students attend Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown students are White, 40% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Black, and 3% of students are American Indian.
What grades does Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown offer ?
Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown part of?
Paulo Freire Freedom School - Downtown is part of City Center For Collaborative Learning (85448) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 75 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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