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District Profile

Welcome to Freeman Public Schools

Freeman Public Schools is a rural PreK-12 district created by the consolidation of Adams and Filley Public Schools in 1998. The school attendance center, located in Adams, is approximately 25 miles southeast of Lincoln. Freeman Public Schools consists of a Pre-School Program for 4-5 year olds, a Kindergarten-6th Grade Elementary, a 7th and 8th Grade Junior High, and a 9th-12th Grade High School. Freeman Public Schools employs over 65 certified and classified staff members to serve the children and families within the district.

The district provides 1-to-1 technology for all students. Chromebooks travel between school and home daily for 7-12 students. In 3rd - 6th grades, 1-to-1 Chromebooks are provided as well; the devices used in these grade levels is housed and stays at school at all times. In Kindergarten - 2nd grades 1 to 1 iPads are provided as well. These devices for grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades are also housed and stay at school.

"The Falcon Way" (also known as PBIS for grades K-6) is implemented at Freeman Public Schools. For K-6, "The Falcon Way" is "Be Safe...Be Respectful...Be Responsible." For 7-12, "The Falcon Way" is "Respect + Integrity + Pride = Leadership."

Each core area in the 7-12 school has at least two teachers due to Freeman's consistently growing enrollment Freeman implements a junior high school model with 7th and 8th grades and 9th - 12th grades in high school.

As the district student population grows, so do the facilities. In May, 2012, a bond issue was passed to address facility needs both inside and outside. Construction of a new competition gym, locker rooms, offices, a classroom, commons area, and a satellite kitchen/concessions area was completed in November, 2013. Outside of the bond issue, a new football/track stadium was completed in the fall of 2014.

Freeman continues to be an outstanding school with many opportunities for students. In addition to being a high academically achieving school, students get a balanced education with the opportunities to be involved in numerous activities and athletics. Community and patron support is solid.