• What is Hillsborough County school choice?  By choosing Hillsborough County Public Schools, you provide your child with national award-winning school options. Choose from over 100 K-12 tuition-free school choice programs based on curriculum, location, student interest, or way of learning. Whether it is virtual learning, K-8, International Baccalaureate, Collegiate Academy, Magnet schools for the Arts or STEM, Montessori-based learning, or Career and Technical Education, we offer school choice programs and innovative and nurturing learning environments with technology-rich classrooms and highly-trained and certified teachers. Attend upcoming school tours and events to learn more about Hillsborough County school choice programs that interest your child.

    Your Neighborhood School is the school assigned based on your home address and school boundaries. Find your neighborhood school>>

    Disclaimer:  All school attendance boundaries are subject to change by School Board action. The maps and descriptions are provided for convenience only.

Florida School Choice in Hillsborough County

  • Virtual Learning

  • K-8

  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

  • Collegiate Academy

  • Magnet Schools for the Arts or STEM 

  • Montessori-Based Learning 

  • Career and Technical Education (CTE)

  • Choice Hardship

  • Important Dates
  • How to Apply
  • Magnet Programs
  • School Attractor Programs
  • Military Families
  • Choice Schools
  • Hillsborough Virtual K-12
  • Other Options
  • Contacts

Choosing a Hillsborough County School for Your Child

  • If you wish for your children to attend the school where they are zoned, you do not need to do anything except register directly with that school. Discover your Neighborhood School>>

    For School Choice, MagnetCareer and Technical Education (CTE) schools or Choice Hardship schools, apply during open application periods. All Hillsborough County School Choice and CTE applications are subject to a computer lottery to choose applicants except CTE Middle Schools and all Magnet High Schools. Acceptance into these schools are based on student academic scores.