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Henderson Collegiate Elementary School


926 South Carolina Avenue

Henderson, NC 27536

P: (252) 572-2514 F: (252) 572-4399

Founded: Fall 2016

Current Grades Served: K-3

Current Number of Students: 400

School Leadership

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: Etasha Moore

Etasha joined the Henderson Collegiate team as the Founding Elementary School Office Manager over the summer of 2016. She spent two years in this role, before transitioning to the Elementary School’s leadership team as the Co-Leader of the school in the Director of Operations role. Etasha earned her Bachelor’s of Science from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management.

Our School

Henderson Collegiate Elementary School is a free, public charter school 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.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - SCHEDULE CHANGE - HC Families, please check out the video from our founder and CEO, Mr. Sanchez, on the Families page of our website, where you can also find the new dismissal times that will run from Mon., Sept. 20th, through Fri., Oct. 8th, 2021.CLICK HERE to view Mr. Sanchez's video announcement on our Families page now.