Alert: Nelson County Schools will be closed on Monday, Aug. 21. Child care facilities will be open and running on normal schedules. Child care attendees should NOT be picked up between the hours of 1 and 4 p.m. All extracurricular activities will be canceled or postponed until after 6 p.m.
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No Pass/No Drive

In order for a student under the age of 18 years of age to obtain a driver’s permit, he/she must be passing four out of six classes or 66% of his/her classes and have no more than nine unexcused absences in a whole semester (18-week period). If a student is in compliance, there is a School Compliance Verification form that is needed in order for the student to get a permit.

This form is available in the Guidance Office. Only a parent or legal guardian is able to obtain this form — the reason being that it must be signed by a parent or legal guardian and stamped with the NCHS seal.

At the end of each semester (18-week period), any student under the age of 18 who is not in compliance (failing two or more classes and/or having more than nine unexcused absences) will be non-compliant and will lose his/her driver’s permit/license for a full semester (18-week period). This means that if you get your driver’s permit/license during the middle of a semester and at the end of the semester you are not passing four out of six classes or 66% of your classes and/or have more than nine unexcused absences, you lose your license until the end of the following semester or you turn 18 years old.

Any student under the age of 18 years who DROPS OUT will lose his/her driver’s permit/license at that time!