• We are excited to welcome you to Central’s Freshman House!

    Our Freshman House was designed to help you have a great 9th grade experience. Students are teamed up with classmates, peer mentors, and teachers who are ready to support you as you navigate the beginning of your high school career.


    • Students share a team of core academic teachers
    • A 9th grade counseling team
    • Electives and extra-curriculars available to all students in the house
    • Classes centrally located on campus
    • Attendance and academic incentives
    • Free tutoring
    • Peer mentors (Link Crew)
    • Freshman Connections and Advisory; offering support unique to 9th graders
    • 1-1 devices; all 9th graders receive a school-issued laptop


    Questions? Interested in more information? Contact:Dr. Lewandowski, Freshman House Coordinator lewandowski@phoenixunion.org



    Central's Freshman House equips students with tools for personal success [ME] in a collaborative culture [WE], while guiding students to achieve their post-secondary goals [BE].


    • Take ownership, responsibility, and demonstrate accountability
    • Willingness to take risks-building confidence, curiosity, resilience and a hunger to learn
    • Engaged in the Bobcat community while developing self-sufficiency by asking for help and communicating needs


    • Develop empathy and awareness of those in the community, taking time to learn about each other
    • Express and encourage individuality and the value of personal experiences in learning and how actions can impact others
    • Apply learning and life skills to decision making and being a better citizen


    • Model and practice innovative and creative learning opportunities while developing problem solving and reflective skills
    • Encourage and celebrate the value of hard work and dedication to embrace challenges and opportunities