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School leader TOMMY MCEWEN

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1600 Abbott Avenue
Hillsboro, TX 76645

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3 stars
Based on 9 ratings

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May 23, 2014
Love this school! It is the right size for my kids to be involved in as many activities as they have time for... Band, Theater, FFA, Athletics, Cheer. The staff knows the students and they really care about their students' success. Many AP classes and dual credit classes help prepare for college.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
WHILE THIS SCHOOL IS ACADEMICALLY GREAT FOR MY STUDENT THE TEACHERS AND STAFF ARE FRIENDLY I HAVE DISCOVERED THAT UNLESS YOU HAVE MONEY IN THIS DISTRICT THEY WILL NOT ACKNOWLEDGE YOU. THIS SCHOOL DISTRICT IS ONE OF LOTS OF POLITCS AND IF YOU DISAGREE THEN YOU BETTER BE READY FOR A FIGHT! I DO LOVE THE TEACHERS I HAVE MOST PROBLEMS WITH UPPER ADMINISTRATION. IF YOU ARE A PARENT THAT WILL JUST GO WITH THE FLOW OF WHAT EVER THEY WANT TO PUT IN PLACE THEN THIS IS THE SCHOOL FOR YOU BUT IF OFTEN EXPRESS YOUR OPINION THEN YOU SHOULD LOOK ELSEWHERE. ALSO THE PARENTAL SUPPORT AND SPIRIT OF THIS SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AWEFUL IDK IF IT IS DUE TO MANY FULL TIME WORKING PARENTS OR WHAT BUT THERE IS VERY LITTLE SPIRIT AND SUPPORT FROM PARENTS IN THIS DISTRICT.

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2012
I am about to graduate from Hillsboro High School. I can honestly say that I will miss my teachers and all staff in general. They've always cared about the students. I am so proud to be able to graduate from this High School! All students are really close and I don't see many fights at all... maybe like two or once a year, but that's not the faculty's fault. They do their job which is give them a well deserved punishment... I as a student will one day come back and teach in this very same town! I recommend this High School to all parents looking for a school for your children. I don't think a student would lie about the school. Many students just talk, but I want to be honest and fair here so I'm writing nothing but the truth... I'm done and... Congratulations to me and my whole class! <3 2012!!

- submitted by a student
no rating July 13, 2009
After teaching in a large city school for more than ten years, Hillsboro HS was a refreshing change. Fewer discipline problems over all and, most importantly, fewer discipline problems that endanger the safety and welfare of the students. The teachers here do care about students, but expect students to adhere to class rules and school rules. Unfortunately, accepting responsibility for behavior is something that most students have a hard time learning -- that's one of the biggest and hardest lessons we encounter in life. So, students will blame teachers, administrators, parents, etc., for behaviors that can only be changed by their own effort. Overall, HHS state test scores have improved significantly at all levels. The classes are small, and that factor alone makes it a better place to get an education. The environment is safe and caring and is an excellent place to send your children.

- submitted by a teacher
November 06, 2008
I went to this school up until my Tenth grade year. I had a hard time learning most of my subjects. The teachers never showed that they cared in my grades. They tried helping me but just gave up on me early. The students were mostly bad mannered and there were always fights. The teachers also favored some students over others.

- submitted by a community member
April 29, 2008
Hillsboro High School is a good school to send your students to. It is becoming increasingly better in discipline and academics, and has a staff that cares. No need to think twice about sending your son/daughter here. It is a friendly and education environment.

- submitted by a community member
November 11, 2007
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- submitted by a student
August 10, 2007
I was very dissapointed as a parent of the lack of parental support for school activitys, and for the un-friendly staff. The teachers have very little to do with the students and the kids themselves are clearly not well taught nor have very many manners toward the teachers. The Principal seems to be very unintrested in the school. I'm sorry to say this but overall Hillsboro High is very rough and would advise parents to think twice before sending there children there.

- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2005
As a parent coming from a much larger school District, i can honestly say that a smaller school is a better school. I am fairly sure that H.H.S. does not grade out as well academically as the larger district. Although my son has maintained his high B average in both districts. I believe the main factor that we like is the smallest amount of flexability with the students. 'Zero Tolerance' is a crying shame of a policy that the larger districts must adhere to in an unjust manner. Thankfully the smaller towns remain people friendly. Even in the schools. A sane dress code, i.e. no uniforms, also enhances this schools benefit to the students, who are allowed, to an acceptable level, to show some individuality. H.H.S. has a great campus and staff.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
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- submitted by a former student
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Hillsboro High School
1600 Abbott Avenue, Hillsboro, TX  76645
(254) 582-4100
Last modified Hillsboro High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hillsboro High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top