The ONLY year-round elementary school in the Orange County School District
The only 100% school of choice in Orange County School District
ALL HES families apply and make the choice to attend!
HES is open for enrollment no matter where you live in Orange County
Approximately 435 students in grades K-5
3 National Board Certified teachers and 18 teachers with post-graduate degrees
Mission: Ensuring Student Success by Inspiring Hearts and Minds
Vision: We will foster a culture of mutual respect and understanding, hold high expectations for all of our students, recognize and teach the whole child, inspire joy for learning through authentic and engaging instruction and prepare students to be productive and resourceful leaders in a diverse world.
Values: We believe in:
Honesty with kindness and compassion;
Being responsible for our own actions;
Respecting ourselves, others and property;
And working together as one team;
And always striving to do our best!
The first bell rings at 7:35 a.m. Students are tardy after 7:55 a.m. Dismissal is at 2:50 p.m.
Our afterschool program ends at 6 p.m.
Transportation is provided for students who live in eligible areas. Families living outside the eligible areas must provide transportation. If you have questions about transportation zones, call the Orange County Transportation Department at (919) 732-2531.