Freedom Elementary

Home of the Falcons


Donna Tigrett, Principal

Jean Wiersema, Assistant Principal

Lucy Hakimi, Office Manager

Rene Zuniga, Staff Secretary

Lisette Haro, Staff Secretary

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

Address: 2101 Fine Avenue, Modesto, CA 95355

Phone: (209) 552-3400

Fax: (209) 552-3405

Attendance Line: 209-552-3403

Attendance Email:

Current Year: School Registration Information

news and announcements

Columbus Day, Monday, October 14th is a School Attendance Day

Re-take Pictures are scheduled for Tuesday, October 15th

Parent Conference Grade K – 5th November 12th – 18th

Please note Parent Conference days will be scheduled minimum days.

Students will be dismissed at 1:25 p.m.


10/18 - Jog-a-Thon

Join us for a great FUN RUN. This is our major fund raiser for the year. Help us reach our goal.

10/25 - Trunk or Treat

Bring your kids for a fun and safe trick or treat experience located in Freedoms parking lot. Food vendors will be there!

10/28 -11/1 - Red Ribbon Week

Show your school spirit with fun and cool themes each day of the week.

Sylvan Union School District - Special Education invites you to our Parent Workshops

We believe that parents and guardians are a child’s first and most influential teacher. Continued parent involvement contributes to student success and creates valued relationships with educators and other members of the community. We invite you to participate in various parent workshops that address common themes and topics within special education. Meetings are held monthly at the District Office. Please call (209)574-5000 with any questions.

Please click here for the Parent Workshop calendar:

School Hours

AM Kindergarten 8:00 - 11:20

PM Kindergarten 10:42 - 2:15

Grades 1 - 5 8:00 - 2:15

Every WEDNESDAY Dismissal is 1:25 From 8/21-5/6

7:30 Gates Open/Breakfast - Please do not drop your student(s) off at school prior to 7:30

Bell Schedule

7:55 First Bell

8:00 Tardy Bell

2:15 Dismissal Bell

Every WEDNESDAY Dismissal is 1:25 From 8/21-5/6


ACCESS TO 2019-2020


The Aeries Parent Portal is an online resource that will allow parents/guardians to access teacher/class assignments, attendance records, report cards, standardized test scores, communication and much more throughout the school year.

If you have any questions or need assistance please contact your school office or send an email to

Lunch Menu's

Food Service has gone fully online. They will no longer be providing paper menus. Parents are able to access the menus through the Sylvan website.

There is also an app you can download "My School Menus" which allows you to view the menu directly from your phone.

You can access a printer-friendly menu through our website by following the directions:

  1. Enter our website:
  2. Click "Visit our full website"
  3. Click the "menus" tab and click "click here to view our menus"
  4. Type in your school and pick the menu you would like and click "GO"
  5. Once in the menu click this button


6. This shows all the menus for all the months.

7. Double-click the menu you would like and click the printer button to print

TK & K online Open enrollment for 2019-2020 School Year

Click on this Link to Enroll: 19/20 Pre-Registration

or Enroll at the Sylvan Union School District Website

Located under Parents, Elementary Enrollment tabs

Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Pre-Registration is Now Open


If you have a child who will be 5 years of age between Sept. 2, 2019 and Dec. 2, 2019, please register your child for Transitional Kindergarten on Monday, February 4, 2019 at your attendance area school.


If you have a child who will be 5 years of age on or before Sept. 1, 2019, please register your child for Kindergarten on Monday, February 4, 2019 at your attendance area school.


Complete on-line enrollment by January 30, 2019 to expedite your child's enrollment process at Registration Night on February 4, 2019 at your attendance area school. Some forms will still need to be completed and filled out in paper form. You can access those forms on this web page.

Instructions for Aeries Online Enrollment can be accessed here.

If your child is already attending a Transitional Kindergarten program in Sylvan District, you do NOT need to complete the online enrollment. A letter will be sent home to these families explaining the enrollment process for Kindergarten.

Documents Needed:

  • Original Certified Birth Certificate
  • Immunization record including:
    • Hepatitis B Vaccine
    • Varicella Vaccine (chicken pox) or health-care provider documentation of immunity
  • Proof of physical exam or appointment scheduled for an exam (for enrolling Kindergarten students, exams dated after 3/1/19 also meet the 1st grade physical exam requirement)
  • Proof of residency (2):
    • Current utility bills with parent/guardian name
    • 2nd Verification may include, but not limited to: property tax bill or rental property contract/lease
  • Proof of Oral Health Exam or appointment scheduled

PLEASE NOTE: Enrollment at the attendance area school is determined on a first-come, first-served basis with preference given to families who attend Registration Night on February 4, 2019 and have a sibling attending the same attendance area school in 2019-2020.

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