Welcome to Hillsboro!

The Hillsboro R-3 School District is located 35 miles south of Downtown St. Louis and is composed of 107 square miles in the center of Jefferson County, which is one of the fastest-growing counties in the state with approximately 7,900 residential dwellings within the District’s boundaries. HSDR3 strives diligently to provide a sound education program designed to meet the needs of all children in the District. Additionally, impressive improvements are underway after (April 2017) voters approved a $12,000,000 bond issue, with purposes of acquiring, constructing, renovating, expanding, furnishing, equipping school sites; buildings, and related facilities. 

The Hillsboro R-III School District
Classification DESE MSIP Accredited
Assessed Valuation $240,953,215.00
Levy (including Debt Service) $4.7542
Administrators 17
Certificated Staff 257
Support Staff 221
Enrollment K-12 3,422

The Hillsboro R-III School District offers:

  • Early Childhood Special Education in coordination with DeSoto School District
  • Full-Day Kindergarten
  • Comprehensive Special Education Program
  • K-12 Tutorial Programs
  • Summer School Programs
  • Advanced Placement/Dual-Credit College Courses
  • A+ High School Program
  • Interdisciplinary Professional Learning Communities/Assessment for Learning
  • Interscholastic/intramural Athletic Programs
  • Support For At-Risk Students
  • Tech/Prep Vocational Courses 9-12 in conjunction with Jefferson College
  • Project Lead-The-Way: STEM courses (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)
  • Art, Computer, Gifted/Talented, Health, Music, Reading and Writing Programs
  • Extensive Professional Development Programs for staff
  • Operates a Juvenile Detention School
  • Operates a Parents As Teachers Program in coordination with DeSoto School District
  • Home to School Liaison
  • Wireless upgrades in 2014
  • Working toward 1:1 Devices