Our Mission


At Amherst County High School, our mission is to focus on more than academics, by creating engaged citizens, promoting community pride, and developing essential workforce skills.



Senior Pictures

The link to schedule a session at school is www.prestigeportraits.com/bookappointment .
Begin by selecting your school under School Photography.  This year seniors will be able to sign up for either a Deluxe Session, which includes casual poses with two outfits, or a Basic Yearbook Session.  All scheduling and payments should be made through the website.  In addition to the events at the school, seniors can also schedule to have their images done at one of the senior portrait studios by going to the same link above.   

Amherst County Public Schools Literacy Links

Check out the Quarter 3 edition of the APCS Literacy Links, Math Moments and Language Lens Newsletters! In literacy this quarter we are focusing providing updates for how you can support your student at home based on the lastest news in reading research. For math, the newsletter contains ideas for promoting math fun at home.  Are you looking for more resources for helping your child with reading at home? These newsletters, as well as other resources to support your child's literacy development, are available on our ACPS webpage under "Parent and Family Literacy Links." https://bit.ly/3C8raeg


School Counseling

School counselors are available during these hours (8:00 am - 2:30 pm Monday-Friday). 
School counselors, VCAC college adviser and career coach will be checking these requests periodically throughout the day.

Request to meet with ACHS Counseling Personnel



Join Team Amherst and make a positive impact on the lives of our students.

Morning and Afternoon Car Rider and Bus Supervision
Lunch Supervision
Hallway Supervision
Office Assistance 
Club Sponsorship

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please fill out this form.

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The Cook Center for Human Connection non-profit brings together the best programs, partnerships, research, policy and events that have demonstrated effectiveness in creating the human connections that are vital for strong mental health offering education and therapeutic support to empower and give parents hope as they support their child’s mental health.

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