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EPI School Supply Packs Deadline - EXTENDED!

UPDATE: We have EXTENDED the order deadline! Place your orders online by June 16!

We’re excited to announce that we have once again partnered with Educational Products, Inc. to offer pre-packaged, DISCOUNTED school supply bundles for our families as you prepare for next school year! (Yes, it’s crazy to think that we’re already talking about next year.) Each pack contains grade-specific items at the low price of $25 per pack! Simply return the paper order forms that were sent home with your student or visit the EPI website and use our school ID: HEN209.  Order online through May 21. Supply packs will be here by Meet the Teacher in July!

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HES is 1 of 37 Schools in the Nation to earn Banner Status as a Unified Champion School

Hendersonville Elementary School is proud to be recognized as a National Unified Champion School. We are so excited to be just 1 of 37 schools in the nation and the only school in NC to make the ESPN Honor Roll! A Unified Champion School receiving national banner recognition is one that provides an inclusive space for individuals with and without intellectual disabilities and has demonstrated commitment to inclusion by meeting 10 national standards of excellence. These standards were developed by a national panel of leaders from Special Olympics and the education community. Read more about our recognition on the HCPS website!

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Stay Connected With Us

Do you follow us on Social Media? Be sure to check out the Hendersonville Elementary Facebook Page and follow us on Instagram and Twitter! We’ll post important announcements and updates there as well as share all of the fun and exciting things happening in our school!

Has your contact information changed? Be sure to share that with the front office as well. That way we can be sure to have the most up-to-date information and can reach you when needed!

Also, be sure to add us to your contacts.  Any phone calls received from the school will be from (828)697-4752.  Any Swift K12 messages from our school specifically will be from (828)845-4376 and any Swift K12 messages from the HCPS district staff will be from (828)609-0266.

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HES 2023-2024 Staff and Vision Statement

At Hendersonville Elementary School, we will provide a solid academic foundation for each child. We will encourage and empower students to achieve their academic best while emphasizing respectfulness and responsibility for success in life.


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Mission Statement

At HES, we will be:

 Honorable in Character

 Engaged in Learning, and

 Successful each day!



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A+ School

Hendersonville Elementary School earned an A+ grade for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years!  We are the only school in Henderson County with that distinction. In 2017-2018, we were proud to have Exceeded Growth.  HES is one of only four schools in the state of NC to be honored as a Lighthouse School in 2018.

In addition to receiving another A rating in 2018-2019, HES also Exceeded Growth!  In fact, HES ranked 3rd out of the 2600+ schools in the state that Exceeded Growth and was 1 of only 12 schools that received both honors.

Go Cubcats!


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STEM School of Distinction...AGAIN

Hendersonville Elementary School has earned a three-year continuation of the NC Department of Public Instruction’s prior designation as a Prepared STEM School of Distinction. We are the only elementary school in WNC to have achieved this honor!


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#1 in Student Growth

An “A” school this year, Hendersonville Elementary also achieved the highest growth index (5.14) among local elementary schools.

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Recognized as one of the top-performing NC public schools in 2018-19

Of the more than 2,500 public schools in North Carolina, 119 of them received a performance grade of A and exceeded academic growth expectations.  Hendersonville Elementary School is proud to be one of those 119 high performing schools.  WRAL has the full report.

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Hendersonville Elementary School is in the top 1% of Title I Schools in NC

Hendersonville Elementary has received recognition for being in the top 1% of Title I schools in North Carolina and as a 2019-20 National ESEA Distinguished School Nominee in the “high performance” category.