ABOUT OUR SCHOOL

History
Freedom Intermediate School, originally named Franklin Junior High School, was built in 1972, educated students in grades seven through nine. In 1994, two years after Freedom Middle School was built down the street to accommodate students in grades seven and eight, the building was renamed Freedom Intermediate School and has been serving students in grades five and six ever since.

In 2008, Freedom Intermediate School underwent an extensive renovation, adding classroom space and a cafeteria, upgrading HVAC and providing a newer, more modern, facade.

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Belief Statements
Freedom Intermediate School, believing in shared responsibility among home, school, and community, is committed to providing a safe, fair, and flexible environment where children will grow in intellectual curiosity and independent thinking. Freedom Intermediate School is a collaborative community fostering diverse and passionate learners. We believe:

  • all children can be successful learners.
  • every community member shares in the responsibility of educating our children.
  • a variety of instructional and assessment methods must be incorporated in order to address the different learning styles of our children.
  • our goal is to help our children become productive citizens in the global workplace.
  • the unique intellect of every individual should be challenged.
  • parents must be engaged in the preparation and implementation of the education of their children.
  • children engaged in challenging fine-arts curricula and dynamic physical education programs are more well-rounded.
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Principal Dr. Hank Staggs, School Board members Tim Stillings, Robert Blair, Kent McNish, Sherry Badger and Melanie Hembree, a student representative and a faculty member break ground in May of 2008 as Director of Schools Dr. David Snowden and Facilities Supervisor Chip Sternenberg look on.

Upcoming Events

Apr
26
Wed
all-day TCAP Science (Part 2) and Englis...
TCAP Science (Part 2) and Englis...
Apr 26 all-day
Science (Part 2), Grades 3-8 (47-51 minutes) English/Language Arts (Part 3), Grades 3-8 (35-50 minutes)Individual schools will create schedules on this day for their specific grade configurations. School schedules will be communicated to families by[...]
Apr
27
Thu
all-day TCAP English/LA (Part 4)
TCAP English/LA (Part 4)
Apr 27 all-day
English/Language Arts (Part 4), Grades 3-8 (45-50 minutes)Individual schools will create schedules on this day for their specific grade configurations. School schedules will be communicated to families by December 16, 2016.
6:00 pm Rising 5th Grade Parent Night
Rising 5th Grade Parent Night
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
All rising 5th grade parents are invited to our school for a parent meeting on April 27th at 6PM.
May
2
Tue
all-day TCAP Math (Part 1)
TCAP Math (Part 1)
May 2 all-day
Math, Part 1 (no calculator), Grades 3-8 (40-45 minutes)Algebra I/Geometry, Part 1 (no calculator) (35 minutes)Individual schools will create schedules on this day for their specific grade configurations. School schedules will be communicated to families[...]
May
3
Wed
all-day TCAP Math (Part 2), Soc. Studies
TCAP Math (Part 2), Soc. Studies
May 3 all-day
Math, Part 2, Grades 3-8 (30 minutes)Algebra I/Geometry, Part 2 (55 minutes)Social Studies Field Test, Grades 3-8 (50 minutes)Individual schools will create schedules on this day for their specific grade configurations. School schedules will be communicated to[...]
May
4
Thu
all-day TCAP Math (Part 3)
TCAP Math (Part 3)
May 4 all-day
Math (Part 3), Grades 3-8 (40-55 minutes)Algebra I/Geometry (Part 3) (55 minutes)Individual schools will create schedules on this day for their specific grade configurations. School schedules will be communicated to families by December 16, 2016.
6:00 pm FSSD Retirement Celebration @ Freedom Intermediate School
FSSD Retirement Celebration @ Freedom Intermediate School
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The FSSD Board of Education will host a Celebration to honor all FSSD faculty and staff who are retiring. This special event, which includes a light dinner, is open to the public as we honor those[...]
May
8
Mon
6:30 pm School Board Mtg @ Poplar Grove Elementary School
School Board Mtg @ Poplar Grove Elementary School
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Reception prior to the School Board meeting at 6:00 p.m.