Henderson County Early College

300 East Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 1%
Serving 175 students in grades 9-13, Henderson County Early College ranks in the top 1% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-13
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : ≥90% (Top 30% in NC)
  • : Top 1%
  • : ≥90% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Henderson County Early College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Henderson County Early College's student population of 175 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-13
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
175 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Henderson County Early College ranks within the top 1% of all 2,617 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Henderson County Early College is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NC)
#18 out of 2617 schools
(Top 1%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Henderson County Early College, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Henderson County Early College and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Henderson County Early College and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Henderson County Early College and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
32%
20%
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Black
1%
25%
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White
57%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Henderson County Early College and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Henderson County Early College and public school graduation rate of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Henderson County Early College and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Henderson County Early College's ranking?
Henderson County Early College is ranked #18 out of 2,617 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in North Carolina.
What schools are Henderson County Early College often compared to?
Henderson County Early Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Hendersonville High School, West Henderson High School, North Henderson High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥90% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% NC state average), while ≥90% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% NC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Henderson County Early College?
The graduation rate of Henderson County Early College is 90%, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 86%.
How many students attend Henderson County Early College?
175 students attend Henderson County Early College.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Henderson County Early College students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Henderson County Early College?
Henderson County Early College has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Henderson County Early College offer ?
Henderson County Early College offers enrollment in grades 9-13 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Henderson County Early College part of?
Henderson County Early College is part of Henderson County Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-13
  • Enrollment: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 1%
  • : ≥90% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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