About NCHS

NCHS Band performs at the Christmas Parade in New Haven.
Marc Monroe conducts the Nelson County High School Concert Band during the “Holiday Spectacular” Christmas performance
The Cardinal Singers perform during the NCHS “Holiday Spectacular” Christmas performance
Bobby Thompson narrates “Twas the Night Before Christmas” during the NCHS Performing Arts Department’s “Holiday Spectacular” Christmas performance.
NCHS senior Lori Allen is a finalist for National Merit Scholarship


Nelson County High School is a fully accredited, comprehensive high school that has striven to provide every student with a quality education since its opening in 1969. Our success can be attributed to the continuing commitment of staff, students, parents and community to work toward a common goal of academic excellence for every student. As the world moves forward in the 21st century, Nelson County High School endeavors to make sure that every student is prepared for success in an ever-changing, diverse, complex society.


Our students are encouraged to enroll in college credit classes, dual credit classes, Advanced Placement classes, cooperative education programs, and vocational classes at the Area Technology Center.  We work hard to provide quality instruction for all students regardless of their educational needs. Our  faculty and staff are committed to alleviating any barriers which might restrict the individual success of any student.

Our students and staff members attempt daily to live up to the NCHS motto of All A’s: Attitude, Ambition, Achievement.


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 Graduation Ceremony for NCHS class of 2014 will be held on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 5:30p.m.  Graduation is held in the NCHS Gymnasium and admission is by ticket only.  Seniors will receive 11 tickets to graduation.

Last day of school for students – Friday, June 6