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1415 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
Courier #: 482
P: 980-343-5500  |  F: 980-343-5593 
Principal: Katy Coffelt
LC: West
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: 6-12
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Mission Statement

The mission of the NWSA Student Services Department is to deliver a comprehensive, developmental counseling program that addresses the academic, career, and personal/social needs of all students. Through partnership with students, parents, educators, and the community, NWSA Counselors facilitate support systems to ensure that all students are academically and socially prepared to become healthy and productive members of the global community.

The services we provide include:

Academic Development

  • Classroom guidance activities

  • Academic advisement for course selection and career planning

  • Counseling students with academic needs

  • Consultation with parents and teachers for academic success

Career Development

  • Career guidance activities

  • Assistance with college application process

  • Assistance with scholarship search

  • Parent workshops and information sessions

Personal/Social Development

  • Individual Counseling

  • Consultation with parents and teachers

  • Crisis intervention

  • Referrals to community resources

  • Transition support for new students



James French
HS Department Chair 
HS students A – L 

Angela Brown
HS students M – Z 

LaTonya Washington
MS Department Chair 
6th Grade
7th Grade M-Z

Yolanda Dingle
MS 7th Grade A-L
8th Grade

Amy David
School Social Worker

Grace Tucker
504 Coordinator


Lorraine Earley
Student Services Secretary 

Yvonne Williams
School Psychologist

Becky Warren

Sherri Andrews
Attendance Secretary

Students wishing to see their counselor should come to the Student Services office to request an appointment. Parents wishing to meet with their student's counselor should call or email to request an appointment.

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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