Not only does the education in Henderson raise intelligent, capable children, but the academic rigor also fosters an educated and skillful workforce that benefits businesses of all sectors.

Public Schools

For more than 125 years, Henderson ISD has provided the educational foundation for generations of students in our community. The instruction provided by all Six 4A campuses prepares and equips students with the skills needed to build successful careers and fulfilled futures.

Private School

Full Armour Christian Academy is a fully accredited non-denominational, Biblically based private school (K4-12).  It was established in 1994 and is celebrating 25 years in the Rusk County area on Oct. 26, 2019.  It is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) which provides a national benchmark for Christian schools, measuring standards, performance, integrity, and quality.  

Higher Education

Students in Henderson looking to pursue higher education or training have several options to do so, ranging from technical certifications to doctoral degrees.

Located In Henderson

  • Texas Baptist Institute & Seminary
  • Kilgore College (local dual-credit classes)

Commuter Distance

  • Kilgore College - 16.8 miles
  • LeTourneau University - 24.1 miles
  • Panola College - 26.7 miles
  • UT Longview - 30.7 miles
  • Vista College - 31.3 miles
  • UT Tyler 31.3 Miles
  • Tyler Junior College (TJC) - 32.4 miles
  • Texas College – 36.7 miles
  • Stephen F Austin University - 39.1 miles
  • Wiley College - 39.4 miles
  • TSTC Marshall - 39.9 miles
  • East Texas Baptist University – 41 miles

*miles from city center