High Schools


Kearny College ConnectionsKearny Digital Media & Design
Kearny Engineering Innovation & DesignKearny Sci, Connect & Tech
La Jolla HighLincoln
MadisonMira Mesa
Mission Bay HighMorse
Point LomaSan Diego Bus & Lead
San Diego Int'l StudiesSan Diego Sci Tech
Scripps RanchSerra
 University City

Alternative Schools
Atypical Schools
East Village
Mt. Everest
San Diego MET
San Diego SCPA

Chief, Leadership and Learning

High Schools and Alternative Schools

Sofia Freire

Dr. Sofia Freire is the Chief of Leadership and Learning K-12 and supervises all high schools including alternative/atypical high schools district-wide. She holds a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Cal State Fullerton and a Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California. Since 2011 she had served as the Senior Director of School Transformation for the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools.

Her work included coaching, mentoring, and evaluating secondary principals; planning and facilitating monthly leadership conferences on instructional leadership and organizational management, and summer seminars and retreats on Common Core State Standards; and leading a team of math and English experts in developing curriculum and assessments.

Dr. Freire has more than eight years of service as a secondary principal and assistant principal, beginning her educational career as a multiple subjects teacher in middle school.


4100 Normal Street, Room 2008
San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: (619) 725-7772
Fax: (619) 725-7386
Sofia Freire, Ed.D.
Chief, Leadership and Learning
Andrea Davis
Confidential Administrative Assistant