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Hillsboro International Thespian Society Car Wash

The Hillsboro International Thespian Society is holding a car wash at The Hillsboro Eagles Club (126 Governor Trimble Place) on Sunday, September 24th from 12:00-4:00 PM. This national honor society for drama is raising money to renew our troupe and to send students to state and area conferences. Students that attend conferences learn from professionals and are provided the opportunity to see plays performed from other schools in Ohio. Students in ITS also have the opportunity to attend a professional or college play during the school year.    

OGT Dates Released for HHS

The Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) will be offered on the following dates for students who previously did not pass the assessment(s). Please contact the Counseling Department at 937-393-4417.

OGT Reading: 10/23
OGT Math: 10/24
OGT Writing: 10/25
OGT Science: 10/26
OGT Social Studies: 10/27

Hillsboro Indians Baseball Program to hold Youth Clinics in October

The Hillsboro Indians Baseball Program will be holding youth baseball clinics for students in grades 5-8 this October. For more information, click here. Early registration (to guarantee a camp shirt) ends September 28.

HHS National Honor Society Hosts a Blood Drive

The Hillsboro HS National Honor Society is sponsoring a blood drive at the high school on Tuesday, September 19. Students and staff, who are at least 17 years old and physically able, are encouraged to donate throughout the school day.

Water Bottle Challenge Update

Congratulations to McClain High School for winning the "Water Bottle Challenge" with 18,019 water bottles collected. Also, great job by Hillsboro City Schools for collecting 13,845 bottles of water to donate to hurricane relief. Way to pull together for a worthy cause Highland County!

Hillsboro FFA Chapter Members Participate at the Highland County Fair

Several members of the Hillsboro FFA Chapter exhibited projects during the Highland County Fair last week. Congratulations on your many successes!

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Brittany Oxley to Receive OCTM Recognition

Brittany Oxley, third grade math teacher at Hillsboro Elementary, will be honored by the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics for her outstanding accomplishments in education. She will be recognized at the OCTM Conference in Columbus on October 19. Congratulations Mrs. Oxley!
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Hillsboro Elementary Teacher, Fawn Girard, Will Compete for USA Archery Team

Hillsboro Elementary third grade intervention specialist, Fawn Girard, will be traveling to France to compete for the USA Archery Team. Hillsboro City Schools would like to wish her good luck!

HHS Student Selected to Attend SpaceTrek Camp

Hillsboro sophomore, Madeleine L., who is striving for a career as an astrophysicist, participated in the week-long SpaceTrek camp at Morehead State University's Space Science Center in Morehead, KY in July. Madeleine was one of only 26 girls selected to participate in the camp and was the only representative from Ohio. paceTrek was created in 2012 as a pilot program thanks to a partnership between AAUW Kentucky and Morehead State University. The one week educational experience was designed to expose incoming sophomore, junior and senior high school girls to space science and engineering concepts in fun and exciting ways. Morehead's Space Science Center, directed by Dr. Ben Malphrus, is one of a few programs of its type in the country and works directly with NASA.

HHS Student Earns Spot on the 2018 OMEA All State Band

HHS sophomore, Gabe G., was selected to be part of the 2018 Ohio Music Education Association All State Band. Gabe plays the trombone and will participate in a concert on Friday, February 9 at 7 PM at the Greater Columbus Convention Center Ballroom. Congratulations Gabe!

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Welcome to the  Hillsboro Schools web site. Whether you are a student, parent, community member, prospective resident, district employee, first time or frequent visitor to our site; we hope you will find the site attractive, informative, and user friendly! 

About the District:

With an enrollment of nearly 2,700 students, Hillsboro City School District is the largest of the five public schools systems in rural Highland County. The district boundaries encompass the city of Hillsboro (county seat of Highland County) as well as much of the surrounding rural area in central Highland County.

Our Mission:

 To provide a well-rounded experience that prepares each student to be successful in life.

Our Vision: 

The Hillsboro City School District is the best, most innovative educational experience where all students achieve excellence in a friendly and cooperative culture.


Our Educational Program:

 Hillsboro City Schools' educational programs are focused on providing multiple avenues,  academic experiences, and academic supports to help EVERY child make his/her way to success in life. Our Curriculum is carefully planned to align with the State of Ohio Content Standards and Common Core Standards. At all grade levels, we take extreme care to asses each student's academic progress and provide "Tiers of Intervention" for students who are not meeting the academic standards.  We provide academic challenges for students that are above the standard.

In addition to the traditional high school curricula, Hillsboro High School offers extensive curricular options in Advanced Placement Courses, Post-Secondary Courses, and outstanding options in Vocational Agriculture and Fine Arts.

Extracurricular Programs:
Hillsboro City Schools offers many opportunities for our students.

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Hillsboro, Ohio is located in the gently rolling hills of scenic Highland County, Ohio at the junction of US Highway 50 and US Highway 62.
With a population of  6,368 (according to the US Census Bureau, 2000), the quiet town  can be reached by travelling East from Cincinnati along US Route 50 or by travelling South-West from Columbus on US Route 62.

According to the US Census Bureau report for the 2000 Census*  the population of Hillsboro is 45.3% male and 54.7% female. The population's racial mixture is 91.8% White, 6.9% black, 1.3% Asian, and 0.7% American Indian. 41% of the 25 year and older population have achieved a high school diploma and 31.9% have education beyond high school 4.7% with Bachelor's Degrees and 6.2% with professional or graduate degrees. The mean household income is $25,998.(*

The Hillsboro City School District includes the City of Hillsboro as well as a large portion of the surrounding rural Highland County area. 
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Hillsboro City Schools
39 Willettsville Pike
Hillsboro, OH 45133

Phone: 937-393-3475
Fax: 937-393-5841