We want to welcome you and your child to Henderson County Public Schools and hope the following information provides a smooth transition into Kindergarten and the educational experience. Please note the important dates and the information in regard to registration and immunization. If you require assistance obtaining your child’s birth certificate, click here.
Dates to Remember:
2018 Kindergarten Rally, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Blue Ridge Mall
Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Thursday, April 19, 2018, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Our Registration Brochure (English/Spanish) will answer some of the initial questions you may have and a Parent Checklist (English/Spanish) will help keep you organized during the process. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for important information about school assignments, school entry age, and required documentation.
Register your child at the elementary school in your district of residence. If you do not know which school district you live in, call our Transportation Department at (828) 697-4739 for help. In addition to the Kindergarten Registration dates in April, you can register your child anytime during regular school hours. (Contact the school in your district for their summer hours). You can also check out the Henderson County GIS Web Page.
|HCPS Elementary Schools|
|Atkinson Elementary||2510 Old Kanuga Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28739||(828) 697-4755|
|Bruce Drysdale Elementary*||71 Bearcat Blvd, Hendersonville, NC 28792||(828) 697-5568|
|Clear Creek Elementary||737 N Clear Creek Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792||(828) 697-4760|
|Dana Elementary||90 Ridge Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792||(828) 685-7743|
|Edneyville Elementary||2875 Pace Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792||(828) 685-7600|
|Etowah Elementary||320 Etowah School Road, Etowah, NC 28729||(828) 891-6560|
|Fletcher Elementary||500 Howard Gap Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732||(828) 684-0580|
|Glenn C. Marlow Elementary||985 Butler Bridge Rd, Mills River, NC 28759||(828) 654-3225|
|Hendersonville Elementary*||1039 Randall Cir, Hendersonville, NC 28791||(828) 697-4752|
|Hillandale Elementary||40 Preston Ln, East Flat Rock, NC 28726||(828) 697-4782|
|Mills River Elementary||94 School House Rd, Mills River, NC 28759||(828) 891-6563|
|Sugarloaf Elementary||2270 Sugarloaf Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792||(828) 697-4600|
|Upward Elementary||45 Education Dr, Flat Rock, NC 28731||(828) 697-4764|
|* operates on Flex Calendar schedule|
Transfer or Reassignment Information:
All students should be registered at their home school district even if a parent/guardian wishes to make a request for transfer/reassignment to another school or to attend Hendersonville Elementary (Flex Schedule school). You can get a reassignment application at any school or below, under “Additional Forms.” Applications for reassignment should be returned to the school requested during the month of April. Be sure to check out the Board of Public Education’s Policy 410 on Reassignment.
Forms for Kindergarten Registration:
“Required” forms will need to be completed and brought to your school’s Kindergarten Registration when registering your child. These documents can be filled in on your computer and printed. “Additional” forms are for Reassignment or Early Admission requests and are optional.
|Home Language Survey Form (English) (Spanish)||Reassignment Request Forms|
|Military Connected Form (English) (Spanish)||Early Admission Request Form*|
|Student Information Form (English) (Spanish)|
|NCDPI Health Assessment Form|
*Early Admission Information:
Because of the new admission date for Kindergarten, you may be considering Early Admission for your child. This Early Admission Flow Chart details the order of steps required for the Early Admission process. Be sure to review North Carolina’s Early Admission to Kindergarten Policy, as well as our local HCPS Standards for Early Admission and our School Board’s Policy #407 Early Admission to Kindergarten. If you wish to pursue Early Admission, fill out the Early Admission Request Form under “Additional Forms” and contact the principal of the school in your district.
|Flex Schools First Day||TBD|
|Traditional Schools First Day||TBD|
Check out our Kindergarten Prep page for helpful links on Kindergarten in North Carolina, school system expectations, and at-home tips!
*HCPS does not certify the authenticity of information that originates from third parties. Under no circumstances shall HCPS be liable for any actions taken or omissions made from reliance on any information contained herein from whatever source, nor shall HCPS be liable for any other consequences from any such reliance. Responsibility for content within school Web sites rests with the principal of that school.