Our Accomplishments

HCEC has been chosen as a “School of Innovation and Excellence” by North Carolina New Schools. Please read  HCEC Award School of Innovation and Excellence.

On October 16, 2013, Henderson County School Board recognized Henderson County Early College High School as having achieved a 100% Four-Year Cohort Graduation Rate for 2012-2013.

State Superintendent June Atkinson recognized ten school districts and 46 high schools at a luncheon on September 23 for having the highest four-year cohort graduation rates among all districts and schools in the state in 2012-13. (These were 2009-10 entering 9th graders graduating in 2012-13.)  The Henderson County Early College High School was among the 49 high schools recognized for having a 100% four-year cohort graduation rate.  Ms. Beth Caudle, Principal of the Early College High School, Dr. Kathy Revis, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, and Mrs. Mary Louise Corn, School Board member, attended the luncheon in Durham and accepted the plaque presented by State Superintendent Atkinson. To receive an award, schools must have been open for at least four consecutive years and have a minimum of 10 students in their cohort.  There were 26 students in the Early College High School’s cohort.

CarolinaCAN (North Carolina Campaign for Achievement Now) ranked HCEC 5th in the Top Ten Schools 2013 in Latino Achievement. Read for more information (notice page 18).

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.