Elkin High School

Student Services

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower all students to reach their maximum potential by using a comprehensive program that addresses academic, personal/social, and career goals. We take pride in helping students create future goals and guide them on their journey throughout high school to adequately prepare them to be successful citizens.

Our Goals

Our goals are to guide students to acquire the academic, career and personal/social development skills provided by ASCA National Standards including the following:


Academic Development Skills

  • Students will acquire the attitudes, knowledge and skills that contribute to effective learning in school and across the life span.

  • Students will complete school with the academic preparation essential to choose from a wide range of substantial post-secondary options, including college.

  • Students will understand the relationship of academics to the world of work and to life at home and in the community.

Career Development Skills

  • Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions.

  • Students will employ strategies to achieve future career goals with success and satisfaction.

  • Students will understand the relationship between personal qualities, education, training and the world of work.

Personal/ Social Skills

  • Students will acquire the knowledge, attitudes, and interpersonal skills to help them understand and respect self and others.

  • Students will make decisions, set goals and take necessary action to achieve goals.

  • Students will understand safety and survival skills.