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Welcome to the Natchitoches Central High School Guidance home page. It is our mission to help students succeed in high school and beyond. There are three guidance counselors on staff as well as a very knowledgeable guidance secretary. Please feel free to peruse the site to find information about scheduling, TOPS, scholarships, ACT testing, summer programs, and more!

High school students take End-of-Course tests in six subjects: Algebra I, Geometry, English II and III, Biology and U.S. History. End-of-Course tests comprise 15% of the student’s final grade in the subject. To earn a standard high school diploma, students must earn a score of Fair or above on three End-of-Course tests, including one in each category – Algebra I or Geometry, English II or English III, and Biology or U.S. History.

Have a junior or senior attending Natchitoches Central? Then take advantage of the NCHS guidance office junior or senior e-mail services. Get the latest news and updates about everything from important dates, upcoming events, scholarships, ACT testing, to test-taking tips. Simply fill out the appropriate form, and return it to Mrs. Potter in the guidance office. Then simply check your e-mail! It’s that simple!

College athletes must register at Once at the website, simply follow the instructions for prospective athletes. If you received an ACT or SAT fee waiver, the NCAA fee can be waived. After creating your account and putting in all the necessary information, see Ms. Schaub in the guidance office to verify the ACT/SAT fee waiver.
Use code 9999 to have ACT/SAT scores sent to NCAA Clearinghouse

Request A Transcript
To request a copy of your transcript, please click on the link at left to access our transcript request form. A fee of $3 is required for alumni. Completed forms should be mailed to NCHS Guidance, ATTN: Joanie Potter, 6513 Hwy. 1 Bypass, Natchitoches, LA 71457. Faxed forms must be followed by mailed payment before requests will be processed.

In order for any student to be eligible for TOPS benefits, there must be a LOSFA signed consent form on file at Natchitoches Central High School which gives the school counselors permission to share your child’s data with the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) through the Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) and any postsecondary education institution(s) to which your child may apply. LOSFA must have your child’s personal information in order to track your child’s progress toward TOPS eligibility.

Natchitoches Central High School is excited about our partnership with Northwestern State University to offer courses for college credit for selected high school students. In an effort to provide a unique opportunity, 11th and 12th grade students may earn college credit while enrolled in courses taught by their high school teacher, Students may also enroll in online courses classes directly through Northwestern or traditional face-to-face classes on Northwestern’s campus provided that they meet the enrollment criteria listed below:
  Student Enrollment Criteria
  • ACT or PLAN (or ASPIRE equivalent) Composite Score of 18
  • ACT or PLAN (or ASPIRE equivalent) English sub-score of 18 to enroll in English or (450 SAT, 68 Compass Writing)
  • ACT or PLAN (or ASPIRE equivalent) mathematics sub-score of 19 to enroll in College Algebra or (460 SAT, 40 Compass Algebra)
  • GPA 3.00 - Junior Status
  • GPA 2.75 - Senior Status

Apply now by clicking on this link:

Natchitoches Central High School also has a partnership with Northwest Louisiana Technical College - Natchitoches Campus to help prepare our students for college and the workforce while they are still in high school. Call Mrs. Twana Harris for more information about this application process at (318)352-4315, ext. 229.

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Natchitoches Central High School | 6513 Hwy. One South Bypass | Natchitoches, LA  71457
PHONE: 318-352-2211 or 318-352-4315 | FAX: 318-357-8837

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