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New Innovative High School Move in and Open House

We are so excited to be this close to moving into our new Innovative High School!

Our goal is to be moved in on August 28, 2017.

Staff and students are ready to start enjoying our new high school.

Parents and students are invited to an open house for our new Innovative High School on Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Roadrunner Digest

Keeping up with school news. Take a look at our new Roadrunner Digest.

Roadrunner Digest Volume I Issue I

Roadrunner Digest Volume I Issue 2

Roadrunner Digest Volume I Issue 3

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SaveAround 2018 Coupon Books are Here!

We have partnered again with Great American Opportunities to offer the Asheville/Hendersonville SaveAround Book! It’s a great way for our school to earn money while families and friends of HCEC save money! Each book has over $5,000 in savings and sells for just $25. Most coupons are good until December 31, 2018. And the school earns 50% profit per book!

New Hendersonville merchants include Outback, Golden Corral, Dunham’s, Bon Worth, Sakura, and Firehouse Subs.

Pay online using your child’s student ID number at or call HCEC at 828.697.4561 to get your SaveAround coupon book today! Make checks payable to HCEC. Available until September 1, 2017.

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Hendersonville Lions Big Apple Breakfast Volunteer Opportunity

The annual Hendersonville Lions Big Apple Breakfast will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Hendersonville First Baptist Church.

Last year 800 meals were served to the community and HCEC students were a part of the positive success of the breakfast. The Hendersonville Lions club is asking for volunteers from our school for this years event.

Please see Ms. Willingham by August 25, 2017 if you are interested. This is a great opportunity for working on your Volunteer hours and helping in the community.



Henderson County Early College

Welcome to HCEC, home of the Roadrunners!

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: 8:10 a.m.- 2:35 p.m.
Office hours:  7:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

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First Day of School is August 7, 2017

The first day of school for HCEC is Monday, August 7, 2017.

We will welcome our new freshmen on Thursday, August 3, for Freshmen Orientation from 1:00-5:00 p.m. in the Industrial Skills Building followed by the freshmen parent meeting from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Bo Thomas Auditorium.

Our school day will be 8:10 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.

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Bus Schedules

Please note the following bus times-

Parents should drop student off at Base High Schools by:

East Henderson: 7:50 a.m.

Hendersonville High: 7:45 a.m.

North Henderson: 7:30 a.m.

West Henderson: 7:20 a.m.

Parents should pickup students from Base High Schools by:

East Henderson: 3:00 p.m.

Hendersonville High: 3:00 p.m.

North Henderson: 3:00 p.m.

West Henderson: 2:50 p.m.

All students should be picked up no later than 4:00 p.m.