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
Nelson County has one private school, 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 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 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.