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 11 public preschools serving 4,704 students in Henderson County Schools School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public pre schools in North Carolina.
Public Preschools in Henderson County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the North Carolina public pre school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public preschool average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
23 Schools
976 Schools
# Students
12,739 Students
449,714 Students
# Teachers
886 Teachers
32,939 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.
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
0.72
# American Indian Students
19 Students
6,715 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
152 Students
16,990 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
3,506 Students
98,653 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
22%
# Black Students
458 Students
113,088 Students
% Black Students
4%
25%
# White Students
7,949 Students
188,648 Students
% White Students
62%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
107 Students
659 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
577 Students
24,961 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
40
21,054
# Students in K Grade:
924
72,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
898
69,634
# Students in 2nd Grade:
910
71,332
# Students in 3rd Grade:
908
68,518
# Students in 4th Grade:
991
67,887
# Students in 5th Grade:
926
65,758
# Students in 6th Grade:
978
4,881
# Students in 7th Grade:
938
3,622
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,092
3,587
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,162
226
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,056
242
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,026
194
# Students in 12th Grade:
890
379
# 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 (20-21)
$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 (20-21)
$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 (20-21)
$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 (20-21)
$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 Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mills River Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
94 School House Road
Mills River, NC 28759
(828) 891-6563
Grades: PK-5
| 569 students
Rank: #22.
Etowah Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
320 Etowah School Road
Etowah, NC 28729
(828) 891-6560
Grades: PK-5
| 309 students
Rank: #33.
Fletcher Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 Howard Gap Road
Fletcher, NC 28732
(828) 684-0580
Grades: PK-5
| 454 students
Rank: #44.
Atkinson Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2510 Old Kanuga Road
Hendersonville, NC 28739
(828) 697-4755
Grades: PK-5
| 324 students
Rank: #55.
Bruce Drysdale Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
271 Bearcat Blvd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-5568
Grades: PK-5
| 427 students
Rank: #66.
Dana Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
690 Ridge Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 685-7743
Grades: PK-5
| 392 students
Rank: #77.
Clear Creek Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
737 N Clear Creek Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-4760
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #88.
Hillandale Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
40 Preston Lane
East Flat Rock, NC 28726
(828) 697-4782
Grades: PK-5
| 488 students
Rank: #99.
Edneyville Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2875 Pace Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 685-7600
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
Rank: #1010.
Sugarloaf Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2270 Sugarloaf Rd
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 697-4600
Grades: PK-5
| 415 students
Rank: #1111.
Upward Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
45 Education Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(828) 697-4764
Grades: PK-5
| 421 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%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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