ONE CALL
Message from the

Welcome back to the 2014-2015 School Year!


It is my pleasure to welcome our students and parents back for another school...

-Jim Smith Read More
Hillsboro FFA Fruit Sale is Going on Now

Contact the Hillsboro FFA now to place your order for citrus, apples, gift packages, peanuts, BBQ, or meat & cheese.

Read More
HHS Honors Physical Science Students Visit Wilmington College
HHS Honors Physical Science students recently attended Science Night at Wilmington College. There was a demonstration contest and on the 3rd place team was Hope Lawson, the 2nd place team included Owen Young and the 1st place team included Riley Moberly
Attendees to the event were Hope Lawson, Emily Young, Tessa Ernst, Marissa Daniels, Owen Young, Riley Moberly and Patrick Hawkins.

Read More
Hillsboro College Fair

A college fair will be held at Hillsboro HIgh School on Oct. 23 from 4 - 7 p.m. It's open to the public and is free. The Sophomore Class (in cooperation with Ponderosa) will be offering a soup (chili/potato) and salad meal for $6.00 in the HS cafeteria.

Read More
Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences:


High School and Middle School will be October 23rd 4pm to 7pm.


Elementary School will be 4pm to 8pm on October 23rd and 28th.


Please contact the school office to make an appointment.

Read More
HHS Theatre Department Hosts Fall Festival

The Hillsboro High School Theatre Department/Thespian Troupe #5928 is hosting the "Dramatically Awesome Fall Festival" this Saturday, October 25 from 2pm to 5pm in the HHS Auditeria. 


This family-friendly Fall Festival will include carnival games, activities for kids, a costume contest, food and treats provided by the Hillsboro PTO, and items for sale by the Freshman and Sophomore classes. Kids won't want to miss "Stage Fright" the haunted stage experience!


Admission is $2 per child and all proceeds will go towards providing financial assistance to HHS Theatre students wishing to attend area and state conferences. 

Read More
Celebrate My Drive

Safe driving program to begin at HHS

Read More
Business Co-Op Students Tour Buckeye Country Radio Station

The Business Co-Op traveled to Buckeye Country September 19th

Read More
Business Co-Op Students Travel to Ponderosa

The Business Co-Op Students of Hillsboro High School traveled to Ponderosa on September 17th.

Read More
HHS Students Collecting "Coins for Cans"

Students in the HHS Business Co-Op have teamed up with the HHS Thespian Troupe #5928 to collect "Coins for Cans". 


Each 1st period class is collecting change that will be donated to Samaritain Outreach Services to help provide food for their food pantry. Since the start of the campaign students have raised over $100, which is equal to 1000 pounds of food. 


The contest will be running through October 24th. Students are encouraged to bring coins to their 1st period class. The class with the most collected coins will recieve a prize. 

Read More
2014 Fall Sport Schedules

2014-2015 Fall Sports Schedules - Click Here

Read More
National Library Week Staff Lunch and Poetry Contest Winners

Poetry reading, reception held

Read More
Hillsboro Middle School Students Travel to Washington D.C.

Students Learn About National History

Read More
Hillsboro Middle School Completes Spelling Bee
The Hillsboro Middle School Spelling Bee was held on Friday, Jan. 17.  Eighth grader Alex G. was the champion, seventh grader Chauncey C was the runner up, and Julia J, sixth grade was third.  NCB gave a $50 gift card to Alex and a $25 gift card to Chauncey.

Read More
Frito Lay, Walmart donates to Hillsboro Schools Donation will help with student recognition and incentives program
Read More
Boosters donate to support new track

Track under construction at Hillsboro High School

Read More
Hillsboro City Schools rated Excellent

 39 Willettsville Pike, Hillsboro, OH 45133  *  Phone (937)393-3475  *  FAX (937)393-5841



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.

Hillsboro High School Daily Announcements
Click Here

Hillsboro Middle School Daily Announcements

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. 
Photo Galleries
Upcoming Events
digital school network Stay Connected to your School
cms login intranet login RSS
Hillsboro City Schools
39 Willetsville Pike
Hillsboro, OH 45133

Phone: 937-393-3475
Fax: 937-393-5841