926 South Carolina Avenue
Henderson, NC 27536
P: (252) 572-2514 F: (252) 572-4399
Founded: Fall 2016
Current Grades Served: K-4
Current Number of Students: 400
Principal: Ashley Johnson
Ashley joined Henderson Collegiate in 2011 as a Teach For America corps member teaching 5th grade English/Language Arts. In 2013, she transitioned into leadership as the 4th and 5th Grade Level Chair and then in 2014 became an Instructional Coach. This school year she is serving as the Founding Principal at Henderson Collegiate Elementary School. In addition, Ashley has served as a Curriculum Specialist at Teach For America’s Mississippi Summer Training Institute. She earned her B.A. from James Madison University in Media Arts and Design with Minors in Humanitarian Affairs and Spanish and earned a Masters of School Administration from N.C. State University.
Director of Operations: Serena Terry
We are excited to have welcomed Serena to the Henderson Collegiate team and family in the 2021-22 school year. As a Henderson native, Serena is excited to be back in her hometown paying it forward. She graduated from KIPP in 2013 to begin her UNC journey at UNC Chapel Hill. Serena graduated UNC in 2017 with a BA in International Studies. After graduating, Serena pursued a career in Technology for a few years as a manager of a Computer/Phone Repair store before landing here at HC.