Top 10 Best Henderson County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 14,003 students in Henderson County, NC. Henderson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Henderson County, NC are Henderson County Early College, Hendersonville Elementary School and Glenn C Marlow Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Henderson County, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Henderson County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 54% (majority Black).

Best Henderson County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Henderson County Early College
Math: ≥90% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
300 East Campus Way
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(828) 697-4561
Grades: 9-13
| 176 students
Rank: #22.
Hendersonville Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1039 Randall Circle
Hendersonville, NC 28791
(828) 697-4752
Grades: K-5
| 325 students
Rank: #33.
Glenn C Marlow Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1985 Butler Bridge Road
Mills River, NC 28759
(828) 654-3225
Grades: K-5
| 559 students
Rank: #44.
Atkinson Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2510 Old Kanuga Road
Hendersonville, NC 28739
(828) 697-4755
Grades: K-5
| 320 students
Rank: #55.
Mills River Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
94 School House Road
Mills River, NC 28759
(828) 891-6563
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #66.
West Henderson High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
3600 Haywood Road
Hendersonville, NC 28791
(828) 891-6571
Grades: 9-12
| 1,126 students
Rank: #77.
Hendersonville High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Bearcat Boulevard
Hendersonville, NC 28791
(828) 697-4802
Grades: 9-12
| 753 students
Rank: #88.
Rugby Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(5)
3345 Haywood Road
Hendersonville, NC 28791
(828) 891-6566
Grades: 6-8
| 828 students
Rank: #99.
Etowah Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
320 Etowah School Road
Etowah, NC 28729
(828) 891-6560
Grades: PK-5
| 333 students
Rank: #1010.
The Mountain Community School
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
613 Glover Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 696-8480
Grades: K-8
| 197 students
Rank: #1111.
North Henderson High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
35 Fruitland Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-4500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,121 students
Rank: #1212.
East Henderson High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
150 Eagle Pride Drive
East Flat Rock, NC 28726
(828) 697-4768
Grades: 9-12
| 930 students
Rank: #1313.
Hendersonville Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
825 North Whitted Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791
(828) 697-4800
Grades: 6-8
| 606 students
Rank: #1414.
Fletcher Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 Howard Gap Road
Fletcher, NC 28732
(828) 684-0580
Grades: PK-5
| 456 students
Rank: #1515.
Cane Creek Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
570 Lower Brush Creek Road
Fletcher, NC 28732
(828) 628-0824
Grades: 6-8
| 491 students
Rank: #1616.
Clear Creek Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
737 N Clear Creek Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-4760
Grades: PK-5
| 512 students
Rank: #1717.
Flat Rock Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
191 Preston Lane
East Flat Rock, NC 28726
(828) 697-4775
Grades: 6-8
| 793 students
Rank: #1818.
Edneyville Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2875 Pace Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 685-7600
Grades: PK-5
| 394 students
Rank: #1919.
Fernleaf Community Charter School
Charter School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
58 Howard Gap Rd
Fletcher, NC 28732
(828) 684-3645
Grades: K-7
| 370 students
Rank: #2020.
Apple Valley Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
43 Fruitland Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-4545
Grades: 6-8
| 913 students
Rank: #2121.
Hillandale Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
40 Preston Lane
East Flat Rock, NC 28726
(828) 697-4782
Grades: PK-5
| 470 students
Rank: #2222.
Dana Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
690 Ridge Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 685-7743
Grades: PK-5
| 399 students
Rank: #2323.
Sugarloaf Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2270 Sugarloaf Rd
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-4600
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Rank: #2424.
Bruce Drysdale Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
271 Bearcat Blvd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-5568
Grades: PK-5
| 442 students
Rank: #2525.
Upward Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
45 Education Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(828) 697-4764
Grades: PK-5
| 426 students
Rank: #2626.
Henderson County Career Academy
Alternative School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 East Campus Way
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(828) 697-4629
Grades: 6-12
| 111 students

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