Cooperative Innovative High School Pathway

Henderson County Early College High School (HCECHS) is an innovative public high school partnership between Henderson County Public Schools and Blue Ridge Community College.

  • Supported by North Carolina New Schools
  • Serves Henderson County students grades 9-13
  • Located on the Blue Ridge Community College Henderson County Campus
  • Allows students to graduate with a high school diploma and up to two years of transferable college credit or an associate degree in five years
  • Saves approximately $5,000 in college tuition
  • Provides small classes with individual support to encourage academic success

Applications for rising freshmen are accepted each year in early spring.  

Henderson County Early College High School is a North Carolina High School of Excellence.


For more information about Early College, visit its website or contact:

Lisa Hill
(828) 694-1802