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Paulo Freire Freedom School is a public charter middle school open to all Arizona students in grades 6 through 8. We encourage students and families to research thoroughly when considering the many middle school options available to them. Please take time to explore this site and all of the information, photos, and links we share to learn more about the opportunities for you at Paulo Freire Freedom School!

Enrollment Process and Timeline:

  • PFFS enrolls up to 78 students per year with 26 students per grade level.
  • The initial enrollment deadline is February 1 for the upcoming school year. Applications for 2024-2025 received on or before February 1, 2024 will be included in our first enrollment lottery.
  • Preference is given to students enrolled at one of the CITY Center for Collaborative Learning schools in the prior school year, siblings of students enrolled in one or more of the schools at the time of the enrollment deadline, and children of employees.
  • Applications received after February 1 will be placed on the waiting list and reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis as spots become available.
  • All prospective students and their families are strongly encouraged to join us for a school tour.


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