About Us

Henderson County Early College (HCEC) is an innovative public high school partnership between the Henderson County School District and Blue Ridge Community College’s (BRCC) Flat Rock campus with the support of the NC New Schools Project. HCEC opened in the fall of 2009. HCEC students attend high school on the BRCC campus while taking college classes at BRCC. The goal of HCEC is for its students to graduate with a high school diploma and two years of college transferable credit or an Associate’s degree in five years; all tuition free.

School Mascot:  Roadrunner

School Colors:  Navy and Silver

School Mission

The Henderson County Early College High School 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 Vision

Inspiring Success!


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