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.

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

all-day FIS TN Ready Testing
FIS TN Ready Testing
Apr 15 – Apr 26 all-day
The TN Ready Testing window will be April 15th-26th. A more detailed schedule will be sent home closer to the testing dates.
2:30 pm Progress Reports Issued
Progress Reports Issued
Apr 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Progress Reports for the 4th nine weeks issued.
6:00 pm FSSD Retirement Celebration @ Freedom Intermediate School
FSSD Retirement Celebration @ Freedom Intermediate School
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please join us as we celebrate the employees who are retiring from FSSD.
9:00 am JES & LES Viewing of Spring Musi...
JES & LES Viewing of Spring Musi...
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Johnson Elementary and Liberty Elementary will travel to Freedom Intermediate to view the Spring Musical!
6:30 pm FIS Spring Musical
FIS Spring Musical
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
FIS Spring Musical
7:30 pm 5th Grade Puberty Program
5th Grade Puberty Program
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5th graders will have a puberty program presented by the guidance counselor and PE teacher. Mrs. Pizzillo will present to the girls in one room and Coach Burgess will present to the boys in another… Continue Reading ABOUT
10:00 am Liberty Elementary 4th Grade Tou...
Liberty Elementary 4th Grade Tou...
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The 4th graders of Liberty Elementary will tour Freedom Intermediate.
6:00 pm Mandatory (Final) Virginia Trip ...
Mandatory (Final) Virginia Trip ...
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
If you are going on the Summer trip to Virginia, you must attend this meeting.
9:00 am Johnson Elementary 4th Grade Tou...
Johnson Elementary 4th Grade Tou...
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The 4th graders of Johnson Elementary will take a tour of Freedom Intermediate.
10:00 am Moore Elementary 4th Grade Tour ...
Moore Elementary 4th Grade Tour ...
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The 4th graders of Moore Elementary will tour Freedom Intermediate School.

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