The Mission of Henderson County Schools is to Provide Extraordinary Educational Opportunities for Every Student. 

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About Our District

Henderson County Board of Education
1805 Second Street
Henderson, KY 42420
270-831-5000
Fax: 270-831-5009
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
 
Mission Statement
The mission of the Henderson County Schools is to provide extraordinary educational opportunities for every student.

Vision Statement
The vision of Henderson County Schools is to excel as a national innovative leader in education.
 
Core Values
  • Excellence in all we do
  • Authentic service to all
  • Inspire human greatness
  • Genuine relationships are the foundations of everything we do
  • Cultivate a community where character matters
  • Own the outreach
  • Be the change agent

District Profile
Enrollment 7,550
58% Free and Reduced Lunch
82% White
9% African American
6% Two or More Races
<1% Asian
<1% Hispanic
<1% Hawaiian
<1%Indian

8 Elementary Schools Grades K - 5
2 Middle Schools Grades 6 - 8
1 High School Grades 9 - 12
1 Alternative Learning Center 
1 Preschool Center

School Enrollment:
A.B. Chandler Elementary 321
Bend Gate Elementary 540
Cairo Elementary
297
Central Academy 200
East Heights Elementary 578
Jefferson Elementary 335
Niagara Elementary 327
South Heights Elementary 547
Spottsville Elementary 458
North Middle Schools 807
South Middle School 772
Henderson County High School 1960
TBJ Early Learning Center  408
Total  7550
 
Total Full Time Staff 1,139
(Certified Staff 558, Classified Staff 581)
Percentage of Teachers with Master’s Degree: 79%
Percentage of Teachers with a Rank I degree (30 hours beyond a Master’s Degree): 32%
Beginning Teacher’s Salary: $35,699

Total Operating Budget $95,119,043

General Fund Operating Budget: $76,657,675
State & Federal Grants: $8,155,798
Capital Outlay: $661,341
Building Fund: $4,361,512
Child Nutrition Fund: $5,081,468

Transportation buses cover approximately 5,700 miles daily.