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

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About Our District

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 7,521
58% Free and Reduced Lunch
82% White
9% African American
6% Two or More Races
<1% Asian
<1% Hispanic
<1% Hawaiian
<1%Indian
16% Disability

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

School Enrollment:
A.B. Chandler Elementary 326
Bend Gate Elementary 516
Cairo Elementary
304
Central Academy 149
East Heights Elementary 574
Jefferson Elementary 356
Niagara Elementary 328
South Heights Elementary 544
Spottsville Elementary 503
North Middle Schools 823
South Middle School 760
Henderson County High School 1972
TBJ Early Learning Center  398
Total  7521
 
Total Full Time Staff 1,200
(Certified Staff 581, Classified Staff 619)
Percentage of Teachers with Master’s Degree: 79%
Percentage of Teachers with a Rank I degree (30 hours beyond a Master’s Degree): 33%
Beginning Teacher’s Salary: $34,163

Total Operating Budget $87,200,654

General Fund Operating Budget: $69,564,812
State & Federal Grants: $7,216,625
Capital Outlay: $1,381,152
Building Fund: $3,081,562
Child Nutrition Fund: $5,956,503

Transportation buses cover approximately 5,700 miles daily.