Highland Free School provides a unique learning environment for parents and students looking for an alternative to public schools.
Our non-profit school was founded upon educational principles that were, at the time, fresh and innovative.
Concepts such as the “open classroom,” where students no longer had to sit in straight rows of desks, and “student-based curriculum” that eliminated standard textbooks in favor of educational programs based on a student's individual readiness and interests.
We involved students and thier parents and tried to build a school community that would integrate the child's school life and family life.
The educational philosophy at Highland Free School is based upon the fact that children are naturally inquisitive and excited by learning.
Our goal is to keep that inquisitiveness alive. We do so by providing an environment in which students are free to explore, discover and learn at their own pace, supported by genuine interest and respect of their peers and teachers.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 32 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students
32 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Highland Free School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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When is the application deadline for Highland Free School?

The application deadline for Highland Free School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 32 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Tucson, AZ is $8,547 for elementary schools and $12,560 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Tucson, AZ is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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