K- 12 Education
Henderson County Public Schools
The Henderson County Public School system ranks 8th among the top NC school systems for elementary, middle, and high schools. The system is comprised of 13,310 students (9/22/09) among 23 schools located throughout county. Average class size in grades K-2 is 20 students. Through investments in high quality teachers, innovative teaching tools, and state of the art academic facilities students in the local schools system are afforded an opportunity to pursue scholastic excellence. The class of 2010 had 800 graduates with 17% achieving North Carolina Scholar status. Henderson County consistently out performs peer school systems. SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) performance during the 2009 academic year was an average of 1544 (34 points above the National average, 58 points above the State average). HCPS ranks 4th in the Western Regional and 10th in the State.
For more information the Henderson County Public School website serves as an excellent resource for additional information and enrollment procedures.
Fletcher Academy and Captain Gilmer
Located in Fletcher, North Carolina, both Fletcher Academy and Captain Gilmer provide a Seventh-Day Adventist education.
Heritage Hall International School
Located in Hendersonville, North Carolina, school serves students from Kindergarten through grade 12. Heritage Hall International School is a coed, independent private school.
Immaculata Catholic School
Located in downtown Hendersonville, NC Immaculata Catholic School offers Pre-K through grade 8 education.
Mountain Community School
Located in Hendersonville, NC, Mountain Community School is a charter school offering education Kindergarden through grade 8.
Veritas Christian Academy
Located in Fletcher, NC, school offers Pre-K through grade 12 education.