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Kindergarten Registration

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,  visit VitalChek.

Para ayudar a inscribir a sus hijos en el kínder, llame a Enlace para Las Familias al número telefónico 828-388-2632.


Our Kindergarten Registration Frequently Asked Questions (Frequently Asked Questions in Spanish) will answer some of the initial questions you may have and a Parent Checklist (Parent Checklist in Spanish) will help keep you organized duringA student smiling at the camera with a book. 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 for 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. If you need assistance with the online registration or have questions, contact the school in your district. (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 690 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

* indicates the school 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 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.

Required Forms:

Additional Forms:

*Early Admission Information:

Because of the new admission date for Kindergarten, you may be considering Early Admission for your child. This Early Admission to Kindergarten 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. If you wish to pursue Early Admission, fill out the Early Admission Request Form and contact the principal of the school in your district.