The Henry County Board of Education is the governing body of Henry County Schools. The Board's five members are elected to staggered, four-year terms from the county's election districts.
Specific duties of the Board include appointing the Superintendent, formulating policy, approving the budget, adopting courses of study, approving the strategic direction of the district and schools, providing school facilities, and employing school system personnel.
The Superintendent is a professional educator appointed by the Board. The Superintendent serves as chief executive officer responsible for leading and managing district and school operations.