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Renaissance Schools

Renaissance Schools

Renaissance Schools

What is Renaissance?

There are 50 total Renaissance schools in Hillsborough County Public Schools that have been determined to have large populations of students who are considered to be living in poverty. Renaissance schools are schools that have the highest number of students who qualify for free and reduced lunch. To be considered Renaissance a school must have a minimum population percentage of students in poverty of 90% for elementary, 85% for middle, and 75% for high school.

Bonus for effective teachers

How will salary differential be calculated?
The salary differential is paid in a flat rate bonus pay out to all eligible instructional employees at Renaissance Schools. The payout usually occurs in December and the remaining balance is divided in the remaining paychecks. The terms and rate of the pay are negotiated annually with the Classroom Teachers Association.

For the 2015-16 school year, the flat rates were as follows

0-1 year = $1,000
2-10 years = $2,300
11+ years = $3,600

National Board Certified teachers earn an additional $4,500

For National Board certified teachers, the supplemental pay is paid in 2 installments, typically one in December and one in June.

Why Renaissance Schools?

  • Eligibility for student loan forgiveness (specific terms apply)
  • Additional Professional Development opportunities
  • Instructional support from Academic Resource Coaches
  • Magnet programs at various sites
  • Rural and urban K-12 settings


  • May 12, 2017 - Teacher Interview day for open hires


videoRenaissance Video - Elementary

videoRenaissance Video - Secondary

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