Welcome to the NCHS School Counseling Department

The School Counseling Department at Nelson County High School is available to assist students, and their parents, throughout their high school career. Students are assigned to counselors alphabetically according to last name. 

We hope you will find useful information pertaining to college, scholarships, college visits, military opportunities, testing, and much more. Please feel free to contact us at any time.

We hope all our students have an enjoyable and successful school year!


Services provided
Individual Counseling 
Small Group Counseling
Classroom Lessons
Consultation with teachers and parents
Meetings (I.E.P., Child Study)
Testing / Test Preparation
Crisis intervention
College advising & recommendations
Evaluating transcripts and SOLs
Program planning, schedule adjustments
New student registration
Communication with parents
Special programs coordinated through our office:
Upward Bound
Blue Ridge Virtual Governors School
PVCC Associates Degree/Certificate

Annual Scheduled Programs
Senior class presentations-Fall
Individual Senior Meetings-Fall
Senior college/career presentation -- Fall
Sophomore and Junior PSAT preparation -- Fall
Senior recommendation letters -- Fall/Winter
Super Saturday-January
Class Registration -- Winter/Spring
Freshman orientation-Spring
10th grade Career Day--Fall
Junior college planning -- Spring
Academic Awards Ceremony-May
Senior Scholarship Ceremony-May



Nelson County Public Schools

84 Courthouse Square   P.O. Box 276  Lovingston, VA 22949

(434) 260-7646

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Nelson County High School

6919 Thomas Nelson Hwy

Lovingston, VA 22949

(434) 263-8317

(434) 263-4688 Fax

School Code: 471260