Specialty Programs

Center for Environmental and Natural Sciences

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The Center for Environmental and Natural Sciences (CENS) specialty program at Freedom High School offers a rigorous four-year program of studies designed to include strong laboratory and field investigation components. The program emphasizes interactive science research and projects that make use of the on-site CENS lab, greenhouse, aquarium, hydroponics, diverse habitats, and pond. Students participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities, including community service, and will become involved with business and community partnerships that enhance their understanding of environmental and natural sciences.

The mission of CENS is to promote environmental citizenship and a sustainable community through challenging hands-on collaborative learning experiences that encourage innovative thinking, problem-solving, and leadership within our school and community. Freedom High Schools aims to create a sustainable society of students that embodies respect and care for the community of life and ecological integrity.


specialty programs application link

The application process ends on February 1st. The options for Freedom HS found on the online application are CENS, Medical Billing and Coding, and Pharmacy Technician. If you are interested in applying for the Law and Public Safety or Environmental Engineering, please remember you must apply for the CENS (The Center for Environmental and Natural Sciences) Program as they fall under this category as a program of study.

Learn about the special program offerings offered at Freedom High School by following the links below or on the side navigation menu. A short slide deck presentation covering specialty programs at FDHS also provides guidance on programs and class sequence options.

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Center for Environmental &
Natural Sciences
Medical Billing and Coding Pharmacy Tech


Program Administrator
Dr. Doiron

Dr. Doiron
CENS Coordinator