Hill-Freedman At a Glance

Points of Pride

  • National Blue Ribbon School, 2006 and 2014
  • 2015 Runner Up, Escalante-Gradillas Best in Schools National Award
  • Over 90% college acceptance rate
  • Only state-of-the-art full music recording studios in the city of Philadelphia
  • Three original student albums produced on school’s label, Hill-Freedman Records
  • Specialized programs for students with Complex Support Needs to prepare for everyday life

Courses & Program Highlights

  • Hill-Freedman offers the internationally recognized International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (grades 9 & 10) and Diploma Program (grades 11 & 12)
  • College preparedness and potential college credit through the IB Diploma Program courses
  • 12+ career and college program providing students and parents support on all aspects of college preparation
  • Self-Discovery through the Personal Project, Extended Essay and 100 hours of Community, Action and Service
  • Digital Literacy through state of the art music technology lab
  • Small school community that offers an individualized, supportive classroom environment

Extracurricular Activities

Drumline • MS Choir • GSA • Music Technology • Student Government • Maker Space • Unified Sports • Model UN • PSAT/SAT Prep • PLUS Leaders Program

Sports Teams

Baseball—Boys • Basketball—Boys and Girls • Soccer—Boys and Girls • Track and Field—Indoor and Outdoor • Volleyball—Girls


Philadelphia School Partnership • LiveConnections and Teaching Artist Program • Einstein Fellows • Special Olympics of Philadelphia • Drexel University • Ember @ Spring Point