school choice hendersonville nc

If your child will be 5 by August 31, you can enroll him/her in kindergarten!  Here are some of the choices that are available to you and your family:

Henderson County Public Schools - Families are assigned to schools based on the street address of their residence.  You can find more information about your child's school assignment here.

Bruce Drysdale Elementary and Hendersonville Elementary operate on a Flex Calendar while the remaining 11 elementary schools operate on a Traditional Calendar.


Charter Schools - Charter schools are free, public schools with an independent curriculum.  Admission to these schools is open to any child living in North Carolina.  Enrollment is usually based on a lottery of all applicants.

The Mountain Community School

Fern Leaf Community Charter School


Private Schools - Tuition-based schools.