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Nelson County Public Schools

  Nelson County Public Schools believe that children are our future and that learning is a lifelong adventure. Our mission is to provide a safe, nurturing, and a creative environment for learning. In partnership with families and community, we are committed to providing quality instruction that fosters student success, respect and diversity. We strive to enable students to become skilled, responsible and contributing members of our global society.     

Nelson County Public Schools are committed to maintaining a high standard of quality for the individual student. The curriculum at all levels is aimed primarily at the expansion and development of each student's intellectual, physical, social and emotional capabilities. Using the Virginia Standards of Learning as the minimum competencies expected of our students, teachers and administrators work with parents and the community to ensure that the needs of each child are met.

        Nelson County High School offers students from grades 9 to 12 a full range of educational opportunities. Nelson Middle School offers  "true middle school" programs with grades 6 to 8. Lastly, Tye River Elementary and Rockfish River Elementary offer outstanding elementary school programs for students in grades Pre-K through grade 5.

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Upcoming Events:

May 26, 2017 - Nelson County Public Schools Graduation - 7:00pm and will be live streamed beginning at 6:55pm here to view.

Early Registration - June 3, 2017, location - NCHS, 4:00-6:0pm; 
Regular Registration - July 17, 2017, location - RRES & TRES, 6:00pm-8:00pm.

June 5-8, 12-15 and 19 & 20 - Summer Food Service Program

June 5 - 8, 2017 - STEM Camp 2017 - current grades 2-5; registration fee $35; Location - Nelson Middle School; Modules - Roller Coaster Mania, Red Wing Fling, Electricity City and Bridge Builders. Deadline to register - May 26, 2017.

June 12 - 15, 2017 - Summer Learning With STEM - current grades - 6-12; Modules; NCHS - Wood Technology, Cyber Camp I and II; NMS - Shark Tank.
Deadline to register - June 2, 2017.
June 13, 2017 - The North, East and Central District Seats on the Nelson County School Board are up for election.  If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of students in Nelson County you might consider running for a seat.  You can find a map of the districts in Nelson County here.  The last date to have paperwork completed and your name added to the ballot is June 13, 2017 but it is recommended petitions be submitted early in order to allow for vetting of the information provided. Contact the Registrar's Office at 434-263-4068 if you have any questions.

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