John P. Freeman Optional School

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5250 Tulane Rd

Memphis, TN 38109

(901) 416-3156

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 690

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for John P. Freeman Optional School

Memphis isnt known for smart kids but this school says it all I am a student here and u can not come here with anything so I will try to give you information about the school we are one of a kind and with students who know their stuff

Posted by a other on 08/30/14

Great school! Caring teachers. Monica Smith is a superb principal and runs a well organized school. We are pleased! Well kept secret!

Posted by a parent on 01/27/14

We feel we couldn't have made a better choice for our student than to attend JPF kindergarden program. The teachers are focues, prepared and in the business to teach (not just to get a paycheck). Looking forward to 1st grade!

Posted by a parent on 07/26/11

This school is one of the best schools by far in Memphis Tn. I would refer someone to John P Freeman Optional School. They prepare you with great leadership and excellent priciple. Go J. P. Freeman!!!!

Posted by a parent on 02/24/10

This is a school with high expectations in academics as well as discipline. Thinking about allowing your child to attend this school is the best choice you will make with your child's education.

Posted by a student on 02/23/10

This school is OK. The lunch could be WAAAAY better, and there could be more of a variety of extracurricular ativities. Although this site says that we have dance and tennis, we don't. We used to have tennis but I think the teacher quit,and of my 4 years there they haven't had dance. And to end this ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/14/08

This is a good school. I love attending it. We have a good principal. And good teachers that work hard to keep us active. My favorite subject is science because i love trying new things.

Posted by a student on 06/15/08

my child attends this school after transferring from another district in Tennessee. I must admit that I have been impressed by the caring and concern the teachers and administration have displayed. This school is truly a standout in Memphis City Schools.

Posted by a parent on 03/02/08

My daughter has attended J.P.Freeman Optional School for three years and we love it. The administration and faculty are professional and highly qualified and the curriculum is taught at an advance level. My daughter feels safe at this school and is learning at a higher level. All students 6th - 8th grade ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/25/07

One of the best public schools in the nation. I love the emphasis on reading and academics. My daughter loves it here. She has been an all A student since she started. There are all types of extracurricular activities e.g. choir, chess, sports ets. Parents are actively involved.

Posted by a parent on 06/29/07

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Test scores for John P. Freeman Optional School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
John P. Freeman Optional School
Memphis City School District
* In 2011-2012 Tennessee used the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement Test to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading/language arts, math and science. The results for reading/language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchool profiles. The results are for all grades combined for each subject and reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The TCAP is a standards-based test that measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Tennessee. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Memphis schools — John P. Freeman Optional School is located at 5250 Tulane Rd, Memphis TN 38109. 5250 Tulane Rd is in the 38109 ZIP code in Memphis, TN The school district for John P. Freeman Optional School is the Memphis City School District. John P. Freeman Optional School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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