Welcome to the Hillsboro High School Counseling Team’s Website


All juniors will take the ACT for free at Hillsboro on Tuesday, March 20th.  Please be at school on time for the test.  More details will be shared as the date gets closer.  Students do not need to register for this test.  For prep options, see our Testing & Test Prep page.


The deadline to submit the 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the TN Promise scholarship has passed.  However, you should still submit your FAFSA even if you missed the deadline.  Other financial aid is available through the FAFSA (including the HOPE scholarship). Visit http://www.fafsa.gov/ to complete your FAFSA. If you require assistance with the form, please feel free to call 1-800-433-3243.


Please see the newsletter from our January Senior Student and Parent Meeting for important counseling news about college, graduation requirements, and credit recovery.  Senior Counselor Newsletter Jan. 2018.


If you are interested in playing sports in college, please make plans to attend the MNPS NCAA Symposium 2018 on February 21st at 7:00pm at Hillsboro High School.


  1. Take the 1-minute senior survey:  https://goo.gl/forms/ZMjVQJBDAIeRfG2t2
  2. Sign up for HHS Class of 2018 Remind: www.remind.com/join/7bgcgk or text the message @7bgcgk to the number 81010
  3. Send your transcript to colleges with Parchment: How to send your transcript with Parchment
  4. Complete your FAFSA.  See above for more info.

The Tennessee College and Career Planning System

The refreshed Tennessee College and Career Planning System, powered by Kuder® is now live at www.planningyourdreams.org! With Tennessee-specific education resources, an updated graduation planning tool, improved career assessments, and a range of job preparation resources, it’s never been easier for Tennesseans to dream big and plan accordingly!

Send your transcript to colleges on Parchment

If you need to send your transcript to colleges, follow these directions: How to send your transcript with Parchment or watch this video.

Infinite Campus & Family Portal

To access Family Portal, either visit the Family Portal Website or download the “Campus Mobile Portal” app on your phone.  Our district ID is XYPFWS

If you are having issues with Family Portal, please complete this Family Portal Help Form . We know how important it is to be connected with your student progress, and will do our best to help with the information that has been provided to us. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Patel (Shreyas.Patel@mnps.org).

College Visits @HHS

College Visits at Hillsboro are going on now!  Click the link to see the list of colleges and sign up to reserve your spot.



The Hillsboro High School counseling department helps all students explore life issues, develop problem-solving skills, and graduate as empowered young adults equipped with the tools to succeed in higher education, work, and life in a global environment. Through collaborative efforts with parents, teachers, administrators, and the community, the Hillsboro counselors hold students to high academic standards, help them become lifelong learners, and encourage them to be positive contributors to society.