Henderson County Schools School District

414 4th Ave West
Hendersonville, NC 28739-4261
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Henderson County Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public middle schools serving 3,149 students in Henderson County Schools School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public middle schools in North Carolina.
Public Middle Schools in Henderson County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the North Carolina public middle school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public middle school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
23 Schools
872 Schools
# Students
12,739 Students
493,036 Students
# Teachers
886 Teachers
31,852 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Henderson County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 325 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 93% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#116 out of 325 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Henderson County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
57%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Henderson County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
54%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Henderson County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
67%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Henderson County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
91%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Henderson County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.54
0.70
# American Indian Students
19 Students
6,081 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
152 Students
17,720 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
3,506 Students
93,969 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
19%
# Black Students
458 Students
126,147 Students
% Black Students
4%
26%
# White Students
7,949 Students
221,858 Students
% White Students
62%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
107 Students
704 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
577 Students
25,696 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
40
1,655
# Students in K Grade:
924
15,881
# Students in 1st Grade:
898
15,628
# Students in 2nd Grade:
910
15,807
# Students in 3rd Grade:
908
15,937
# Students in 4th Grade:
991
15,972
# Students in 5th Grade:
926
18,686
# Students in 6th Grade:
978
111,500
# Students in 7th Grade:
938
121,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,092
123,349
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,162
11,186
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,056
9,855
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,026
8,836
# Students in 12th Grade:
890
7,429
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,026 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,830 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$141 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Henderson County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$138 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Henderson County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,026
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Henderson County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,830
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Henderson County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Henderson County Schools School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rugby Middle School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3345 Haywood Road
Hendersonville, NC 28791
(828) 891-6566
Grades: 6-8
| 784 students
Rank: #22.
Hendersonville Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
825 North Whitted Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791
(828) 697-4800
Grades: 6-8
| 560 students
Rank: #33.
Flat Rock Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
191 Preston Lane
East Flat Rock, NC 28726
(828) 697-4775
Grades: 6-8
| 761 students
Rank: #44.
Apple Valley Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
43 Fruitland Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-4545
Grades: 6-8
| 903 students
Rank: #55.
Henderson County Career Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
300 East Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(828) 697-4629
Grades: 6-12
| 141 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 23 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 12,739 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : 91% (Top 30% in NC)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 67% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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