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Henderson Collegiate High School

Henderson Collegiate High School

high performing public charter schools henderson nc


1071 Old Epsom Road

Henderson, NC 27536

P: (252) 598-1039  F: (252) 598-0049

Founded: 2015

Current Grades Served: 9-12

Current Number of Students: 357

School Leadership

DSC_0013Principal: Jackson Olsen

Jackson Olsen joined Henderson Collegiate for the 2014-2015 school year as an instructional coach and 8th grade co-chair. He then opened Henderson Collegiate High School in his current role as the Founding Principal, in fall 2015. Jackson earned his B.S. in Journalism from Utah State University and joined Teach for America in 2009, teaching U.S. History at Henderson Middle School in the Eastern North Carolina region. Jackson earned his Master of School Administration through the Northeast Leadership Academy with NC State University, and became an administrative intern with Zeb Vance Elementary School, before progressing to the role of assistant principal at Northern Vance High School. Jackson is currently pursuing his Doctor of Education degree from UNC Chapel Hill.

Director of Operations: Marvin Espinoza

Marvin Espinoza joined the Henderson Collegiate team and family as the Middle School Director of Operations over the summer of 2017, where he spent the first half of the year before transitioning to the Elementary School Director of Operations role. He is excited to be taking on the High School Director of Operations role, which he assumed in summer 2018. Marvin earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago and became a lower elementary teacher in Gary, IN through Teach For America.  He taught as an academic interventionist, after school tutor, and 2nd Grade Teacher.  After teaching, he was the data analyst and state-test coordinator for KIPP Indianapolis Public Schools.

Our School

Henderson Collegiate High School is a free, college preparatory program that provides students with not only the academic skills and content knowledge they will need for success in college, but also with the character skills and habits that will enable them to persist all the way through college to graduation.

Upon high school graduation, all Henderson Collegiate graduates will continue to receive support through the school’s alumni program.

ATTENTION ALL HC FAMILIES: Please check the Families page of our website and complete our Dismissal survey. BUS FAMILIES: Please note that Route #2, to the Boys and Girls Club, is CANCELLED from Aug. 19th - 23rd, 2019, due to the Club being closed.