Western North Carolina has some of the finest learning institutions in the country. Many of our schools’ test scores rank above both state and national averages. The Henderson County public school system is one of the best in the state. There is also a wide range of private schools to choose from, both religiously affiliated and non-religious.

Primary And Secondary Schools

Henderson County Public Schools 


Veritas Christian Academy Private religious school in Fletcher.


Immaculata Catholic School Private religious school in Hendersonville.


Heritage Hall School Private school in Hendersonville.


The Mountain Community School Public charter school in Hendersonville.



Colleges and Universities

Blue Ridge Community College. Flat Rock and Brevard. 

(828) 692-3572

Brevard College. Brevard. 

(828) 884-8300

Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute. Hendersonville. 

(828) 685-8886

University of North Carolina at Asheville. Asheville. 

(828) 251-6600

Western Carolina University. Cullowhee.

(800) 928-2369