Graduation Rate: 68% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 79% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 86% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 45% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 87% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)
Program 1: Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.
Seats 9 GE: 88
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 413
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 142
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6
Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Fannie Lou Hamer Middle School students
Admissions priority 2: Then to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents
Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: English, Math
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): Art, Beam Center, Camp Interactive, College Set (Scholarship Program), Corporate Workplace (Job Training and Paid Internship), Crochet Club, Digital Media and Game Design, Entrepreneurship classes, Guitar Club, JPMorgan Live, MSG Classroom, NYU Preview2, Rocking The Boat, Sports, STEAM Club, Student Government, Tennis, Yearbook, Yoga
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Basketball, Volleyball, Wrestling
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Intramural Sports
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data
Total students: 471
Start time: 8:45am
End time: 2:45pm
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Community Service Expected; Extended Day Credit Recovery; Extended Day Tutoring; Internships Available; Summer Bridge; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation
School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y
NTA: Crotona Park East
Neighborhood: Crotona Park East
School Number: X878
Community board: 203
Council district: 17
Census tract: 157
About Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School
Address: 1021 JENNINGS STREET, BRONX NY 10460
Phone number: 718-861-0521
Fax number: 718-861-0619
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Freeman St; 6 to Whitlock Ave
Bus lines near the school: Bx11, Bx19, Bx21, Bx27, Bx35, Bx36, Bx4, Bx4A
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We require an academic portfolio for graduation: all students must complete seven portfolios and four Performance-based Assessment Tasks (PBATS).
Students create a portfolio of rich, personal work in seven areas: literature, math, social studies, science, social issues, art, STEAM, and electives
Online courses are available for students wishing to register for courses not offered at the school.
CUNY College Now and NYU Partnership college courses; community outreach, internship and entrepreneurship programs
After school technology club that focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) to make positive impact on community issues.