Hillsborough School District

901 E Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602-3502
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Hillsborough School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 313 public schools serving 224,090 students in Hillsborough School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
Public Schools in Hillsborough School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Florida public school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Florida public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (FL)
# Schools
313 Schools
4,235 Schools
# Students
224,090 Students
2,830,604 Students
# Teachers
13,043 Teachers
159,344 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Hillsborough School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 73 school districts in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (FL)
#43 out of 73 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hillsborough  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
47%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hillsborough  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
50%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hillsborough  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
89%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hillsborough  School District and public school graduation rate of FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.72
0.70
# American Indian Students
412 Students
7,229 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
9,392 Students
79,084 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
85,164 Students
1,003,460 Students
% Hispanic Students
38%
36%
# Black Students
47,419 Students
601,873 Students
% Black Students
21%
21%
# White Students
69,970 Students
1,020,770 Students
% White Students
32%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
399 Students
4,943 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
11,334 Students
113,315 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
4,057
58,898
# Students in K Grade:
16,358
199,368
# Students in 1st Grade:
16,640
201,106
# Students in 2nd Grade:
17,058
204,688
# Students in 3rd Grade:
17,763
213,063
# Students in 4th Grade:
16,267
203,126
# Students in 5th Grade:
17,986
218,041
# Students in 6th Grade:
17,025
213,379
# Students in 7th Grade:
16,821
219,532
# Students in 8th Grade:
18,101
226,086
# Students in 9th Grade:
17,721
231,761
# Students in 10th Grade:
17,199
226,340
# Students in 11th Grade:
16,133
211,252
# Students in 12th Grade:
14,961
203,964
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,441 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,135. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,848 is less than the state median of $11,783. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (FL)
Total Revenue
$2,564 MM
$34,349 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hillsborough  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$2,431 MM
$33,354 MM
This chart display total spending of Hillsborough  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,441
$12,135
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hillsborough  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,848
$11,783
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hillsborough  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in FL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Hillsborough School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Terrace Community Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11734 Jefferson Rd
Thonotosassa, FL 33592
(813) 987-6555
Grades: 6-8
| 660 students
Rank: #22.
Lutz Preparatory School
Charter School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
17951 N Us Highway 41
Lutz, FL 33549
(813) 428-7100
Grades: K-8
| 782 students
Rank: #33.
Bevis Elementary School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5720 Osprey Ridge Dr
Lithia, FL 33547
(813) 740-4000
Grades: PK-5
| 867 students
Rank: #44.
Roosevelt Elementary School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3205 S Ferdinand Ave
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 272-3090
Grades: PK-5
| 769 students
Rank: #55.
Bryant Elementary School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13910 Nine Eagles Dr
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 356-1645
Grades: PK-5
| 924 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Grady Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3910 W Morrison Ave
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 872-5325
Grades: PK-5
| 538 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Mckitrick Elementary School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5503 W Lutz Lake Fern Rd
Lutz, FL 33558
(813) 558-5427
Grades: PK-5
| 993 students
Rank: #88.
Mabry Elementary School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4201 W Estrella St
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 872-5364
Grades: PK-5
| 833 students
Rank: #99.
Mitchell Elementary School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
205 S Bungalow Park Ave
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 872-5216
Grades: PK-5
| 723 students
Rank: #1010.
Horizon Charter School Of Tampa
Charter School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7235 W Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, FL 33634
(813) 887-3800
Grades: K-8
| 304 students
Rank: #1111.
Coleman Middle School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1724 S Manhattan Ave
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 872-5335
Grades: 6-8
| 1,037 students
Rank: #1212.
Fishhawk Creek Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16815 Dorman Rd
Lithia, FL 33547
(813) 651-2150
Grades: PK-5
| 1,050 students
Rank: #1313.
Stowers Elementary School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13915 Barrington Stowers Dr
Lithia, FL 33547
(813) 657-7431
Grades: PK-5
| 906 students
Rank: #1414.
Westchase Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9517 W Linebaugh Ave
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 631-4600
Grades: PK-5
| 853 students
Rank: #1515.
Walker Middle Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8282 N Mobley Rd
Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 631-4726
Grades: 6-8
| 1,036 students
Rank: #1616.
Gorrie Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
705 W Deleon St
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 276-5673
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #1717.
Chiles Elementary School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16541 Tampa Palms Blvd W
Tampa, FL 33647
(813) 558-5422
Grades: K-5
| 874 students
Rank: #1818.
Randall Middle School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
16510 Fishhawk Blvd
Lithia, FL 33547
(813) 740-3900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,409 students
Rank: #1919.
Pride Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10310 Lions Den Dr
Tampa, FL 33647
(813) 558-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 843 students
Rank: #2020.
Northwest Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
16438 Hutchison Rd
Tampa, FL 33625
(813) 975-7315
Grades: PK-5
| 685 students
Rank: #2121.
Hammond Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8008 N Mobley Rd
Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 792-5120
Grades: PK-5
| 701 students
Rank: #2222.
Macfarlane Park Elementary Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1721 N Macdill Ave
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 356-1760
Grades: K-5
| 384 students
Rank: #2323.
Williams Middle Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5020 N 47th St
Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 744-8600
Grades: 6-8
| 825 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Deer Park Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11605 Citrus Park Dr
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 854-6031
Grades: PK-5
| 889 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Schwarzkopf Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
18333 Calusa Trace Blvd
Lutz, FL 33558
(813) 975-6945
Grades: PK-5
| 611 students
Rank: #2626.
Clark Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
19002 Wood Sage Dr
Tampa, FL 33647
(813) 631-4333
Grades: PK-5
| 774 students
Rank: #2727.
Winthrop Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6204 Scholars Hill Ln
Riverview, FL 33578
(813) 235-4811
Grades: K-8
| 1,346 students
Rank: #2828.
Lithia Springs Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4332 Lynx Paw Trl
Valrico, FL 33596
(813) 744-8016
Grades: PK-5
| 574 students
Rank: #2929.
Martinez Middle School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5601 W Lutz Lake Fern Rd
Lutz, FL 33558
(813) 558-1190
Grades: 6-8
| 1,145 students
Rank: #3030.
Bell Creek Academy
Charter School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13221 Boyette Rd
Riverview, FL 33569
(813) 793-6075
Grades: 6-8
| 500 students
Rank: #3131.
Roland Park K-8 Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1510 N Manhattan Ave
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 872-5212
Grades: K-8
| 803 students
Rank: #3232.
Wilson Middle School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1005 W Swann Ave
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 276-5682
Grades: 6-8
| 608 students
Rank: #3333.
Farnell Middle School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13912 Nine Eagles Dr
Tampa, FL 33626
(813) 356-1640
Grades: 6-8
| 1,164 students
Rank: #3434.
Plato Tampa Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4903 Ehrlich Rd
Tampa, FL 33624
(813) 222-8687
Grades: K-8
| 348 students
Rank: #3535.
Ballast Point Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2802 W Ballast Point Blvd
Tampa, FL 33611
(813) 272-3070
Grades: PK-5
| 463 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Hillsborough School District?
Hillsborough School District manages 313 public schools serving 224,090 students.
What is the rank of Hillsborough School District?
Hillsborough School District is ranked #43 out of 73 school districts in Florida (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Florida school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Hillsborough School District?
38% of Hillsborough School District students are Hispanic, 32% of students are White, 21% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Hillsborough School District?
Hillsborough School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Florida state average of 18:1.
What is Hillsborough School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,848 is less than the state median of $11,783. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 313 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 224,090 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • : 89% (Btm 50% in FL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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