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: $41,600

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.