Superintendent




 Ms. Renee Hill Ms. Renee Hill
District Superintendent


In 2021, Ms. Renee Hill began serving as the 12th superintendent in Riverside Unified School District's 114 year history.  She leads a vision for the district, striving to actualize the governance team goals of student learning and well-being for all. Throughout her 28 years of experience in RUSD, Ms. Hill has served in the roles of teacher, site administrator, math specialist, instruction director, assistant superintendent, and Chief Academic Officer.

Ms. Renee Hill with students

Ms. Hill also spent several years in the private sector as a telecommunications project manager throughout the US and Canada. She holds a Master's in Curriculum from UC Riverside and a second Master’s from the Stanford University executive MBA Sloan Program. Together with the Cabinet and all educators in the district, Ms. Hill endeavors to deliver on the promise of a high-quality education for each student.  Superintendent Hill's goals are bold yet simple, and can be best outlined in the acronym C.A.R.E.

Care. Making sure that everyone feels cared for and cared about, not only in the classroom but in the community.

Academic achievement. The primary mission of Riverside Unified, we want to make sure we help our students meet their aspirations, develop their full potential, and open new worlds so our students understand their bright futures and all the possibilities the world holds for them.

Reduce service gaps. Evaluate outstanding projects that must be completed including facilities maintenance, academic performance, office culture and entry manner of service so that we can continuously get better and better.

Excellence every time. Expect excellence from staff, students, families, stakeholders and our community. We can, and should, strive for excellence with every goal we set and project we complete.


In addition to her leadership role with RUSD, Ms. Renee Hill actively participates in several community-based organizations and does her best to keep up with her grandchildren.


You may contact Ms. Hill by phone at (951) 788-7131 or email at Rhill@riversideunified.org


  For any Superintendent questions, please contact:



 Laura Misamore Neician "Nikki" Thaxton
Chief of Staff
nthaxton@riversideunified.org |80322


 Carmen Inez Carmen Inez
Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
cinez@riversideunified.org | Ext: 80402


 Beth Martin Image Beth Martin
Executive Assistant to the Board of Education
Emartin@riversideunified.org | Ext: 80417