Henderson County Early College

Welcome to HCEC, home of the Roadrunners!

“Henderson County Early College is proud to partner with North Carolina New Schools, a statewide public-private catalyst for education innovation.”

Congratulations to the students and staff at Henderson County Early College. Our school has been named an Honor School of Excellence by the state of North Carolina Department of Instruction based on the performance of our students and staff.

Vision:  Inspiring Success

Mission: Henderson County Early College provides a personalized, goal-oriented, rigorous educational program.  Our unique environment allows us to truly know our students so that we may help them define and reach their college, career and life goals.

School hours: 8:15 a.m.- 2:35 p.m.
Office hours:  7:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

HCEC Receives Honor

Henderson County Early College was recognized for our

100%  cohort graduation rate in

by State Superintendent Dr. June Atkinson on October 6th, 2015, at a special ceremony.
Read all about it here.

National School Counseling Week

Happy National School Counseling Week! HCEC is fortunate to have such an excellent team of counselors. Mandi Willingham serves as our Guidance Counselor and works with students and parents to help guide students’ academic, behavioral and social growth. Our College Liaison, Lisa Hill, facilitates communication between HCEC and Blue Ridge Community College and is key in managing the high school‐college partnership. Cody Frady is our Workforce Development Counselor and assists students in learning how to connect their interests and skills to an educational pathway that leads to rewarding opportunities in their career choice.

Maintenance Weekend February 19-21

The PowerSchool team will be making two concurrent upgrades next month during the Feb. 19-21 maintenance weekend: a move to a new hosting environment and an upgrade of the PowerSchool application to version 9.2. We are working to complete both upgrades during the maintenance period.

HCEC Once Again a School of Learning and Innovation

HCEC has once again been approved as an NC New Schools/Breakthrough Learning School of Innovation and Excellence. This recognition identifies our school as a leader in academic excellence and innovative practice aligned with the specified Design Principles.

Applications for the 2016-17 School Year

Applications for the 2016-17 school year are due to base middle school counselors by February 19, 2016. Please click here for more information regarding ServeCenter.