The mission of Henderson County Schools is to provide extraordinary educational opportunities for every student. The vision of Henderson County Schools is to excel as a national innovative leader in education.

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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
 
 

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 Start and End Times
Elementary Schools
Regular Start Time - 7:30 a.m.
One-Hour Delay – 8:30 a.m.
Two-Hour Delay – 9: 30 a.m.
End Time – 2:30 p.m.

Middle Schools
Regular Start Time - 7:55 a.m.
One-Hour Delay – 8:55 a.m.
Two-Hour Delay – 9:55 a.m.
End Time – 3:25 p.m.

High School
Regular Start Time - 8:00 a.m.
One-Hour Delay – 9:00 a.m.
Two-Hour Delay – 10:00 a.m.
End Time – 3:25 p.m.
 
District Profile
Enrollment 7,491
84% Free and Reduced Lunch
77% White
9% African American
8% Two or More Races
5% Hispanic
<1% Asian
<1% Hawaiian
<1%Indian


School Enrollment:
A.B. Chandler Elementary 314
Bend Gate Elementary 461
Cairo Elementary
290
The Central Academy 197
East Heights Elementary 455
Jefferson Elementary 350
Niagara Elementary 294
South Heights Elementary 488
Spottsville Elementary 539
North Middle School 833
South Middle School 786
Henderson County High School 2,010
TBJ Early Learning Center 
474
Total  7,491
 
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

Financial Information
Total Operating Budget: $103,637,703
General Fund Operating Budget: $84,578,165
State & Federal Grants: $7,773,286
Capital Outlay: $656,940
Building Fund: $5,416,830
Child Nutrition Fund: $5,203,979
 
Transportation
Buses cover approximately 5,700 miles daily.

 
 
 
Last Update November 2018