Know your school choice options in Hillsborough County Public Schools.

In the Hillsborough County Public Schools district (HCPS), you may attend your neighborhood school, another school in the district if space is available, or choose from one of many magnet and charter schools. The first application period is in January, with other application periods in April and June. Students with special needs may be eligible to receive a McKay Scholarship to attend a private school.

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher-performing school in the district.
GreatSchools Rating: 6 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
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901 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602
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PH: (813) 272-4050
FAX: (813) 272-4038
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yellow arrow Grades PK-12 & ungraded
yellow arrow 202,782 students
yellow arrow 310 schools
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District superintendent:
MaryEllen Elia

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Mckitrick Elementary School

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