Welcome to Hillsboro!

The Hillsboro R-III School District is located 25 miles south of St. Louis and is composed of 106 square miles in the center of Jefferson County. The District can be described as semi-rural with approximately 20,000 people residing in the four communities of Hillsboro, Mapaville, Victoria and Cedar Hill which all make up the District's population centers. Hillsboro's strength revolves around our staff who work diligently to provide a sound education program designed to meet the needs of the children in the district. Special efforts to improve curriculum, to provide programs for at-risk students, in addition to impressive improvements to facilities have improved learning opportunities for all students.

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