Educational Community Partners

Henderson County Public Schools’ valuable connections with educational organizations provides our students with hands-on learning experiences and supports the district’s efforts in preparing children for career, college and life.

Bullington Gardens is a 12-acre public botanical garden center that provides horticultural and other science education to children and youth – both onsite and in our schools, where students have opportunities to grow and learn from class gardens. Learn more

Owned by HCPS, the Historic Johnson Farm is a heritage education center managed by volunteers and Friends of the Farm through the Henderson County Education Foundation, Inc. Hosting school field trips of its 10 historic structures on 15 acres of forest, fields and streams, the Farm immerses students in the county’s rich history of agriculture while providing enrichment in arts, literature, math, science, historic preservation and environmentalism. Learn more

Founded in October 1986, the Henderson County Education Foundation, Inc. (HCEF) is a local nonprofit aimed at improving the educational experience for Henderson County students and citizens. In addition to providing college scholarships to HCPS students, the Foundation has managed the Henderson County Education Hall of Fame since 2003. Learn more