The Henderson County Public School system is composed of 13 elementary schools. Eleven of these schools operate on a traditional school calendar. Two schools operate on a year-round calendar. (Click for all school calendars.) Ten of our twelve elementary schools qualify for and receive Title I funds which are used to support learning in language arts.
- K-5 classroom teachers
- English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers
- Exceptional Children’s (EC) teachers
- Teachers of academically and intellectually gifted (AIG) students
- Cultural arts teachers
- Physical education teachers
- Media coordinators
- Instructional coaches
- Literacy specialists
- Guidance Counselors and Student Support Services
- Technology Facilitators
All teachers deliver instruction based on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study, which is comprised of Common Core State Standards and the North Carolina Essential Standards for English Language Arts and Math and North Carolina Essential Standards for Science and Social Studies. Additionally, Henderson County Public Schools has established five initiatives, which provide a framework for instructional delivery. These five initiatives are: Thinking Maps Info, Junior Great Books Info, Four Blocks, Write From the Beginning, and Learning Focused Info.
|Counting and Cardinality Info||Kindergarten only|
|Operations and Algebraic Thinking Info||K-5|
|Number and Operations in Base Ten Info||K-5|
|Number and Operations-Fractions Info||3-5|
|Measurement and Data Info||K-5|
- Makes and perseveres in solving problems.
- Reasons abstractly and quantitatively.
- Constructs viable arguments and critiques the reasoning of others.
- Models with mathematics.
- Uses appropriate tools strategically.
- Attends to precision.
- Looks for and makes use of structure.
- Looks for and expresses regularity in repeated reasoning.
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