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Home of the Hornets

Engaging and Holistic Educational Experience

At Hendrick, we nurture each child's intellectual, emotional, and social development. Our focus extends beyond academics, striving to create a fun and inclusive learning environment where students thrive, parents feel involved, and the community comes together in the pursuit of lifelong learning.

What Sets Us Apart

Fun & Safe

We provide an inclusive learning environment for all

Small Classes

Each student has individual care and attention

School Care

Before and After School care + Saturday Enrichment Activities

1 to 1 Tech

We are equipped with ipads, laptops, and a Makerspace.

Hendricks by the Numbers

School Quality Rating: 1+
Grades Served: Pre-K through 8th 
Student Population: 190+
Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1


Educating the Whole Child

We believe educating the whole child is crucial for fostering well-rounded individuals who thrive academically, physically, socially, and emotionally.

Emphasis on Diversity

Our school community celebrates diversity and promotes cultural understanding. We foster an inclusive environment where all students feel welcome and valued.

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Social-Emotional Learning

We prioritize students' well-being, providing programs and activities that foster emotional resilience, social skills, and self-confidence.

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Strong Academic Standards

We have a rigorous focus on academics, and offer integrated technology and innovative teaching methods throughout the curriculum.

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Student Voice Is Essential

We value student voice and actively involve our students in the decision-making process through the student voice committee.

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“At Hendricks it feels like the children are able to breathe. They are able to grow, they’re (teachers and administration) listen to the students, taking them into consideration. Their voice is being heard and that makes a huge difference in a child's education.”

-Ms. T, Hendricks Parent

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"We support our families in need, fostering a strong sense of unity. Despite being a small school, we operate like a close-knit family. Whenever our students and their families face crises or challenges, we extend our support."

- Coach P, Youth Intervention Specialist

Our Community Partners

We are thankful to our community partners for the diverse range of learning opportunities they offer. Together, we build a strong and supportive community that fosters the holistic growth and development of our students.


Lollapalooza Arts Education Fund supports music programming opportunities for students


Students collaborate and learn to play a variety of musical instruments and vocals.

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"...A Fun and Supportive Place"


“While maintaining a strong academic program, we strive to create a learning environment that is more than just academics. We want our students and their families to experience school as a fun and supportive place where personal growth is nurtured, in addition to high-quality academics.”

-- Ms. Anika Murphy, Principal

Is Hendricks for You?

We welcome you to learn more about our programs and discover what makes Hendricks a remarkable place to learn. Whether you're a current parent, prospective family, or community member, we invite you to experience what Hendricks has to offer.