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District Sets All-Time High Graduation Rate Record
Hillsborough County Public Schools is proud to announce the district’s graduation rate has risen to 82.9%, an all-time record for the district. Read more >>
Mission and Vision
Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Excellence in Education Awards.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Excellence in Education Awards. Partners in Education You make us #HCPSProud! Read more >>
Walk to Run Clinics
Walk to Run Clinics bring together students, parents, and employees as they train for the 2018 Publix Gasparilla 5K Distance Classic. Join the HCPS 90x20 Team to support student success. Decide. Commit. Act.
Lennard High School science students paint Haikus of cell organelles.
Rodgers Middle School's AVID program students designed and built towers using 20 pieces of paper.
Rodgers Middle School's AVID program students designed and built towers using 20 pieces of paper. Paper could be modified, torn, or folded to build the tallest standing tower.
Students at Dickenson Elementary prepare for the Science Olympics.
Students at Dickenson Elementary prepare for the Science Olympics. Kindergarten students built skyscrapers and third grade students worked on balloon racers.
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Jan 22, 2018
Elementary Report Cards Go Home

Jan 22, 2018
Early Release Day - students released 1 hour early
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Jan 23, 2018
Board Meeting

Jan 25, 2018
Middle School Report Cards Available Online

Jan 25, 2018
School Board Workshop

Kelly Educational Staffing, in partnership with Hillsborough County Public Schools, supplies and manages the substitute teacher workforce

Our school district has a contract with a 72-year-old company, Kelly Services, to provide substitute teachers in our schools. Kelly Services directly oversees the hiring, training, and scheduling of substitutes, guided by our district’s policies and procedures. 

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Hillsborough Choice Options Application Period

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The Elementary Magnet and School Choice application period for the 2018-2019 school year for Hillsborough County Public Schools will open at noon on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 and close on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Families that have questions can contact the Choice Information line at 813-272-4692. Families living in Hillsborough County may apply during this application window. Any families with children entering kindergarten through 5th grade who wish to apply for the 2018-2019 school year may apply here.


Want to be Prepared for Kindergarten? Join us at a Kindergarten Round Up

Kindergarten Round Up time is here! If your child is entering kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year, come to a Kindergarten Round Up to learn all about kindergarten in your child’s future school. For a schedule of Kindergarten Round Ups and school registration information, click the "More info” link below.


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Proposed Location for the New TTT High School

TTT High School

Second neighborhood meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 19, Shields Middle School, to inform and collect input from adjacent property owners and area residents about the district’s plans to build a new high school in Ruskin/Balm in the South County Area. District is proposing to acquire an additional 5 acre parcel adjacent to the school site, shown in the presentation. This is not a school attendance boundary meeting. Surrounding property owners will receive a notification letter with facts and future next steps in the process. Fact Sheet: English | Spanish

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2018-2019 Bell Schedule Approved by School Board

Bell Schedule Update

On Tuesday, October 17, the Hillsborough County School Board voted to approve the 2018-2019 bell schedule, which was based on community input and proposed by Superintendent Jeff Eakins.

The bell schedule will take effect in August of 2018, giving families nearly a year to adjust their plans. We plan to offer before-school and after-school care at a low cost at all elementary and middle schools with a need.


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Información para estudiantes desplazados debido al desastre/Information for students displaced by disaster

Información para estudiantes que han sido desplazados por el desastre, los cuales están considerando matricularse en las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Hillsborough. 

Information for students displaced by disasters who are considering enrolling in Hillsborough County Public Schools. 

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Attendance Boundary Changes

The School District assesses school attendance boundaries based on a variety of reasons including, but not limited to, programmatic changes, enrollment growth, and newly constructed capacity.  In order to access information regarding current and future attendance boundary changes, please click more information.

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