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High School TTT Groundbreaking Ceremony
Superintendent Jeff Eakins and School Board members joined community leaders and design and construction professionals in a ceremonial “first dig,” to break ground on our new high school, the first high school built in our district in more than ten years. Read more >>
Citrus Park Great American Teach-in
Citrus Park Elementary students had over 50 guest speakers for the Great American Teach-In ranging from firefighters, zumba instructors, anchors from ABC Action News and Fox 13, and electrical engineers.
2018 East Bay FFA Plant Sale
East Bay FFA held their annual plant sale at ROSSAC which gives the students the opportunity to raise funds for projects and conferences.
Frontier E-Recycling Program Sweepstakes
Frontier E-Recycling Program Sweepstakes More info >>
LEAD Student Contest
In honor of Black History Month, we encourage ALL HCPS students in grades 3-12 and postsecondary to participate in LEAD, a district-wide student contest. For more information and complete rules, visit bit.ly/HCPSLEAD2019.
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District Calendar

Upcoming Events

December 17, 2018
Early Release Day - students released 1 hour early

December 18, 2018
School Board Workshop

December 21, 2018
End of 2nd Grading Period (End of 1st Semester)

December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019
Winter Break/ Non-Student Days

January 7, 2019
Non-Student Day

Hillsborough Choice Options Application Period

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The Magnet and School Choice application period for the 2019-2020 school year for Hillsborough County Public Schools will open at noon on Friday, October 26, 2018 and close on Monday, December 31, 2018. Families that have questions can contact the Choice Information line at 813-272-4692. 

 

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Kindergarten Countdown events are coming soon!

If your child will be entering kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year, you will want to attend a Kindergarten Countdown event. Join us to learn about the Hillsborough County Public Schools kindergarten program and to meet the staff at your child's new school. Parent's who are able to bring documentation to the event will be able to register at that time.

 

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New High School TTT will Help Relieve Overcrowding in South County Area

New TTT High School Groundbreaking CeremonySchool Board members, community leaders and design and construction professionals will join Superintendent Jeff Eakins in a ceremonial "first dig,” to break ground on a new high school--the first high school built in our district in more than ten years.

Proposed boundary changes for "TTT" High School will be effective August 2020. No proposal is final until School Board approved. School Board readings are scheduled for two upcoming board meetings: December 4, 2018 and January 15, 2019.  To review the proposed information and maps, please visit www.sdhc.k12.fl.us/boundaries


Education Referendum - How will the money be spent?

Funds from the new Education Referendum are restricted in how they can be used. Generally, the funds cannot be used for recurring "operating expenses” such as teacher pay, school bus fuel, and utility bills. Sales tax funds are generally limited to "capital expenses,” which are long-term physical improvements to buildings or equipment. Our tax referendum funds would be spent on a list of specific projects, which are limited to:

  • Air conditioning replacements and overhauls
  • Maintenance and renovation projects
  • Safety and security improvements
  • Technology upgrades
  • New construction to relieve overcrowding

More information is available on the Education Referendum Project website


Performance Audit of Hillsborough County Public Schools

Investing in Our StudentsThe School Board voted on August 24, 2018 to place a referendum for a half-cent sales tax for capital needs of public schools on the November 6, 2018 ballot.

Florida Statutes require that a performance audit of the programs addressed by the referendum be conducted by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA) and the results of that audit be posted on the District's website 60 days prior to the Election.

Pursuant to the requirements of section 212.055(10), Florida Statutes, we have received and are posting for your review the Performance Audit for Hillsborough County Public Schools .

The Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA) selected McConnell & Jones LLP to conduct a performance audit of the programs associated with the surtax resolution adopted by the Hillsborough County School Board on August 24, 2018.


Proposed Policy Updates

Hillsborough County Public Schools is seeking approval of proposed revised and new policies.

The proposed policies may be viewed by clicking the "More Info" link below.  A hard copy is also available in the Government Relations Office located at 901 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.

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Now Hiring School Bus Drivers!

Now Hiring Bus Drivers! #APPLY2HCPS

Transportation Services is now hiring school bus drivers, especially in the South County area. Call our employment line at 813-982-5521 to learn how you can fast track to an interview today. Help us keep the wheels of education rolling by visiting www.hcpsbusdriver.com.

 

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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