FAQs

Our most frequently asked questions — answered!

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Is there a Family handbook?

Families are required to read the family handbook, which contains important information regarding our school policies and expectations. This can be found under Parent Resources.

What is the school policy on bullying?

Henderson International School has a zero tolerance bullying policy. If you have concerns, please speak with your child's teacher immediately. Our family handbook contains more information on our school policies and behavior expectations.

What are the school hours?

School instruction begins daily at 8:00 AM and ends at 3:00 PM. Your tuition includes Early Care, which is available from 7am. Skyhawks, our after school program, is available until 6pm and is available across all grade levels.

How early can I drop off my child?

Early care begins daily at 7:00 AM and is available to students across all grade levels. Please communicate with Front Desk, or your child's teacher, for specific instructions.

What school supplies will my student need?

Every student should bring a water bottle and wear comfortable shoes to school. Supplies such as pencils, paper, art supplies and tissues are included within your tuition. Students in grades 5 - 8 will require a laptop. Specific device information is available in the Parent Resources section.

What is the procedure if I need to pick up my student during the school day?

If your child needs to leave school early for an appointment, please contact the teacher and front desk and where possible, with a minimum of one hours notice. At the scheduled time for pickup, your child will report to the front office and you will be able to sign them out. If someone other than a parent will be picking up your child, please make sure they are confirmed on your authorized pickup list prior to arrival. At the time of pick up, please park in a reserved parking bay and not on the red lines. You will be required to present a form of photo identification such as a valid drivers license.

What is the procedure if my student is late to school?

Students arriving late to campus will be required to check in at the Front Desk. Please refer to the family handbook for detailed information regarding attendance.

How do I leave medication for my child?

Medication must be handed to the Front Desk for safe keeping. Students are not permitted to carry their medicaiton with them at any time. If your child requires medication during the school day, please complete a medication authorization form, which can be found under our Parent Resources page. Further guidance can be obtained from the family handbook.

How do I add an individual to the authorized pickup list?

Please complete an authorization form, which can be found in our Parent Resources page. Forms are also available from the Front Desk.

How does carline work?

Preschool and Prek has their own carline. Students in grades K - 8 can use the car lines at Lower and Middle Schools. Car line begins at 7:30 am and again in the afternoon, at 3pm. Place your personalized car tag on the dashboard of your vehical. Each family in grades k - 8 will be issued with three carline tags. If you require additional carline tags, please contact the Front Desk. Further information can be obtained from the Family Handbook.

How do I register for Study Hall?

Students may attend study hall at the end of each day, and this is included in your tuition fee. Please contact your classroom teacher or Front Desk for a form. You can also download a form from our website.

How do I order lunch daily?

Better Lunch cater our hot lunches and is available to all students. Lunch orders must be placed before 8:00 AM in order to be received on the same day. If a student forgets to bring lunch to school an emergency lunchable lunch is availalbe. Please refer to our family handbook for information. In the interest of safety, Henderson International School does not accept any deliveries by vendors.

What type of sports programs are available?

Henderson International School has a variety of sports including, swimming, basketball, cheerleading, flag football, golf, soccer, track (winter and spring) and volleyball. Please contact the PE department if you have questions regarding schedules and activities.

Are field trips available for students?

Field trips are provided for all grade levels, and the experience will be decided by the grade level teachers. Please contact the classroom teacher for additionall information regarding your child's field trip experiences.

How do I purchase school uniforms?

AimHigh is our official uniform vendor. Please visit their website or instore for purchases.

What time does Skyhawks (after school club) begin and how does it work?

Skyhawks is open to students across all grade levels and actvities are age appropiate.  Skyhawks begins immediately after carline ends and ends at 6:00 PM. It is availble when school is in session. To participate, please complete the online registration form which is available on the Skyhawks website.

How do I join the PTA?

Henderson International School benefits from a PTA. Please refer to our PTA page for more registration and event information.

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