Freedom High School has an enrollment of nearly 2,000 students grades 9 through 12, and is one of two high schools in the Bethlehem Area School District. It is located in the northeastern section of Bethlehem. The school was built in 1967 and an addition of eleven classrooms, fitness room, aerobics room, and a state of the art gymnasium was built and dedicated in 2006. It is a comprehensive four year high school accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. A vocational and technical education is available at the Bethlehem Area Vocational Technical School for grades 9 through 12. The attendance area for Freedom includes a small portion of Northeastern Bethlehem, South Bethlehem, and Bethlehem Township.
Bethlehem is a community of approximately 72,000 people. The sixth largest city in Pennsylvania located 90 miles southwest of New York City and 60 miles North of Philadelphia. The campuses of Lehigh University, Moravian College, DeSales University, Penn State University, and Northampton County Area Community College provide an academic dimension to the city. Transportation facilities are readily available to Philadelphia, New York City, and New Jersey communities.