About Us

The York County School Division is an award-winning school system serving more than 12,750 students in the heart of the Virginia's historic triangle, situated between Virginia Beach and Richmond.

Comprised of 19 schools, the division provides an array of rigorous and diverse programs, that few school systems of similar size can match, such as Elementary Fine Arts and Math, Science, and Technology Magnet schools and the International Baccalaureate program. The York County School Division is also a VA Virtual School approved multi-division online provider.

Fast Facts

Our System
Schools
  Elementary: 10
  Middle: 4
  High: 4
  Charter: 1
  (Grades 9-12)  
     
Enrollment (2019-20)
  Total: 12,978
  Elementary (K-5): 5,821
  Middle (6-8): 3,058
  High (9-12): 4,099
     
Average Class Size
  Elementary:  
      K-2 19.75
      3-5 23.05
  Middle: 24.23*
  High: 22.30*
  *Core courses  
     
Budget (FY20)
  Operating Budget: $145.5 M
  Instruction Budget: $108.1 M
  Budgeted Per-Pupil Expenditure: $11,209
  Capital Improvements Budget: $10.7 M
Our Students
Demographics
  American Indian: 0.2%
  Asian: 6.0%
  Black: 12.2%
  Hispanic: 11.6%
  Hawaiian Pacific: 0.4%
  White: 59.1%
  Two or More Races: 10.6%
     
Students Receiving Special Services
  Economically Disadvantaged: 23%
  English Learners: 4.6%
  Special Education: 12.1%
  Gifted Education: 7.5%
     
Class of 2020
    YCSD VA
  Graduation Rate: 96.6% 92.3%
       
  SAT Scores: 1138 1110
       
  Advanced
Studies Diploma:
64.1% 51.8%
Our Staff
  Total: 1,781
  Licensed: 1,049
  Non-Licensed: 732
     
Demographics
  Minority: 21.3%
  Non-Minority: 78.7%
     
Educational Level of Teachers
  Bachelor's Degree: 39.8%
  Master's: 51.1%
  Master's +30 Hours: 8.3%
  Doctorate: 0.8%
     

Compiled using 2019-20 school year statistics


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