Henderson offers a broad spectrum of educational opportunities for you and your family. From Noah’s Ark Preschool to Freed-Hardeman University, you can earn an education from preschool up to a doctoral degree without leaving Main Street.


Noah’s Ark Preschool is a ministry of First United Methodist Church in Henderson that has served Chester County children for over 30 years and seeks to continue meeting the various needs of families with preschool age children.

They offer classes for ages two through four and encourage parents who are interested to come tour the school. For more information, click here or call 731-989-6880.

Chester County School System

Chester County Schools includes East Chester Elementary, Jacks Creek Elementary, West Chester Elementary, Chester County Middle School, Chester County Junior High School and Chester County High School. Click here to learn more about the opportunities Chester County Schools can offer your family.

Freed-Hardeman University

The mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship and service. With locations in Henderson, Memphis and Dickson, FHU offers bachelor’s, master’s, specialist’s and doctoral degrees. More information is available at


The objectives of the programs offered by the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology are to:

  • Give students the opportunity to acquire marketable skills for entry into the labor market, or upgrade present skills and knowledge of persons already employed.
  • Incorporate appropriate work habits and attitudes into the occupational program.
  • Meet the present and anticipated needs of the business and industrial community.
  • Meet student needs by utilizing open-entry enrollment.
  • Permit students to begin on an individual level.
  • Pace and progress will be measured against the curriculum’s customary hours, and students will exit when specified competencies are met. Instructional methods are individualized and competency-based.

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