The mission of Henderson County Schools is to provide extraordinary educational opportunities for every student.

Henderson County Schools

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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 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.
End Time – 2:30 p.m.
One-Hour Delay – 8:30 a.m.


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


High School
Regular Start Time - 8:00 a.m.
End Time – 3:25 p.m.
One-Hour Delay – 9:00 a.m.


School Enrollment:

A.B. Chandler Elementary

274

Bend Gate Elementary

398

Cairo Elementary

256

The Central Academy

327

East Heights Elementary

361

Jefferson Elementary

341

Niagara Elementary

279

South Heights Elementary

425

Spottsville Elementary

541

North Middle School

746

South Middle School

732

Henderson County High School

1,927

TBJ Early Learning Center 

392

Total 

6,999

 *enrollment numbers as of 1/21/2022



 
 
Total Full-Time Staff 1,098
(Certified Staff 570, Classified Staff 528)
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.