Henderson County Public Schools

There are 25 public schools in Henderson County, North Carolina, serving 14,362 students.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 48%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the state average of 15:1.

Henderson County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • HendersonvilApple Valley Middle School
    43 Fruitland Rd
    915 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Hendersonvil
    Atkinson Elementary School
    2510 Old Kanuga Rd
    390 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Hendersonvil
    Balfour Education Center
    Alternative School
    2529 Asheville Hwy
    Alternative School
    108 students | Gr. 6-12
  • Hendersonvil
    Bruce Drysdale Elementary School
    834 North Main St
    421 students | Gr. KG-5
  • FletcherCane Creek Middle School
    570 Lower Brush Creek Rd
    747 students | Gr. 6-8
  • HendersonvilClear Creek Elementary School
    737 North Clear Creek Rd
    468 students | Gr. KG-5
  • DanaDana Elementary School
    690 Ridge Rd
    494 students | Gr. KG-5
  • East Flat RoEast Henderson High School
    110 Old Upward Rd
    East Flat RoNC28726
    1013 students | Gr. 9-12
  • HendersonvilEdneyville Elementary School
    2875 Pace Rd
    570 students | Gr. KG-5
  • EtowahEtowah Elementary School
    320 Etowah School Rd
    387 students | Gr. KG-5
  • East Flat RoFlat Rock Middle School
    191 Preston Ln
    East Flat RoNC28726
    822 students | Gr. 6-8
  • FletcherFletcher Elementary School
    500 Howard Gap Rd
    556 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Fletcher
    Glenn C Marlow Elementary School
    1985 Butler Bridge Rd
    500 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Flat RockHenderson Co Early College High School
    120 Alumni Way
    Flat RockNC28731
    161 students | Gr. 9-12
  • HendersonvilHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Hendersonville Elementary School
    1039 Randall Circle
    437 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Hendersonvil
    Hendersonville High School
    311 8th Ave West
    701 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Hendersonvil
    Hendersonville Middle School
    825 North Whitted St
    539 students | Gr. 6-8
  • East Flat RoHillandale Elementary School
    504 Preston Ln
    East Flat RoNC28726
    582 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Horse ShoeMills River Elementary School
    96 School House Rd
    Horse ShoeNC28742
    539 students | Gr. KG-5
  • HendersonvilNorth Henderson High School
    35 Fruitland Rd
    999 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Hendersonvil
    Rugby Middle School
    3345 Haywood Rd
    918 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Hendersonvil
    Sugarloaf Elementary School
    2270 Sugarloaf Rd
    388 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Hendersonvil
    The Mountain Community School
    Charter School
    613 Glover St
    Charter School
    180 students | Gr. KG-8
  • Flat RockUpward Elementary School
    45 Education Dr
    Flat RockNC28731
    468 students | Gr. KG-5
  • HendersonvilWest Henderson High School
    3600 Haywood Rd
    1059 students | Gr. 9-12

County Statistics

About Henderson County County Statistics (NC) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 103,183 people 9,242,160 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 32% 24%
Median Household Income $46,531 $41,544
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School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Henderson County, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.08, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Henderson County is Athens Independent School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or in the USA.