Freeport High School (Illinois)

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Freeport High School
701 West Moseley Street
Freeport, Illinois, 61032
Coordinates 42°17′14″N 89°37′44″W / 42.2873°N 89.6288°W / 42.2873; -89.6288
School type Public Secondary
School district Freeport District 145 Schools
Principal Beth Summers
Grades 912
Gender Coed
Enrollment 1314[1]
Average class size 16.9[1]
Campus type Urban
Color(s)      Orange
Slogan You Can Eat Us, But You Can't Beat Us!
Athletics conference Northern Illinois Conference (NIC-10)[3]
Mascot Pretzel
Nickname (Lady) Pretzels[4]
Average ACT scores 19.7[1]
Newspaper Pretz News
Yearbook Polaris

Freeport High School is a public secondary school located in Freeport, Illinois.


In 2009, Freeport had an average composite ACT score of 19.7, and graduated 54.8% of its senior class.[1] Freeport has made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) on the Prairie State Achievement Examination, a state test used in Illinois to fulfill the mandates of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.[1] All three of the school's student subgroups met expectations in reading, and two of the three subgroups met expectations in mathematics.[1] Overall the school met expectations in both reading and mathematics.[1]


The following teams won their respective IHSA sponsored state championship tournaments:[5]

  • Basketball (boys): State Champions (1914–15, 25–26, 50–51)
  • Bowling (boys): State Champions (2007–08)

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Illinois School Report Card" (PDF). Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). 2009. Retrieved 22 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "IHSA School Directory". Illinois High School Association. 2 August 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "IHSA School Directory". Illinois High School Association. 2 August 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Freeport (H.S.)". Illinois High School Association (IHSA). 16 December 2009. Retrieved 17 December 2009. 
  5. ^ "IHSA Season Summaries". Illinois High School Association (IHSA). 20 November 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Records & History". Illinois High School Association (IHSA). Retrieved 4 November 2013. 
  7. ^ Prell, Edward (7 February 1947). "Kentucky Five Proves Rupp's a Good Coach". Chicago Daily Tribune. p. 25. Retrieved 13 August 2009. Adolph Rupp is the kind of basketball coach who never forgets a defeat. In 1928, he took his Freeport [Ill.] High school kids to the state tournament ... 

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