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Education

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. Learn More

Private Schools

Nelson County has two private schools. Tuckahoe School (preschool children ages 2 1/2 and older) and North Branch School (pre-school through 8th grade).

After School Programs

Angie Campbell – YMCA Rockfish River Afterschool  434-420-2759

Karen Murad – YMCA Tye River Afterschool  434-420-2738

Adult GED Programs

Nelson County offers free education to adults who have not completed high school. This includes free pre-test/assessment, free materials, and free classes. Classes are offered during two sessions each year and both day and evening classes are available to accommodate your schedule.

Night Classes
Night classes are held at Nelson County High School on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The fall session begins the Monday after Labor Day and goes until just before Thanksgiving. The winter/spring session begins the Monday after New Year’s Day and ends before Memorial Day.

Day Classes
Day classes are held in a meeting room at the Nelson Center on Tuesday and Wednesday  from 10:00 am to noon. The fall session begins the Tuesday after Labor Day and goes until just before Thanksgiving. The winter/spring session begins the Tuesday after New Year’s Day and ends before Memorial Day.

Additional Resources

Adult Continuing Education of Central Virginia | 434-528-6494
Virginia GED Website | 877-37-MY-GED (877-376-9433)

 


Nelson County Public Schools

Nelson County Public Schools

Nelson County High School6919 Thomas Nelson Hwy.
Lovingston, VA 22949


Nelson Middle School6925 Thomas Nelson Hwy.
Lovingston, VA 22949


Rockfish River Elementary School200 Chapel Hollow Road
Afton, VA 22920


Tye River Elementary School5198 Thomas Nelson Hwy
Lovingston, VA 22922

Adult GED Program Information

Adult GED Program

Gail Troy | Lead Teacher
434-263-8317 ext. 1449
gtroy@nelson.k12.va.us

PROGRAM DETAILS