About Us

The York County School Division is an award-winning school system serving more than 12,500 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

2015-16 Year In Review

Our System
Schools
  Elementary: 10
  Middle: 4
  High: 4
  Charter: 1
  (Grades 9-12)  
     
Enrollment (2016-17)
  Total: 12,542
  Elementary (K-5): 5,467
  Middle (6-8): 2,987
  High (9-12): 4,088
     
Average Class Size
  Elementary:  
      K-2 19.37
      3-5 23.46
  Middle: 23.75*
  High: 23.03*
  *Core courses  
     
Budget (FY17)
  Operating Budget: $131.58 M
  Budgeted Per-Pupil Expenditure: $10,204
  Capital Improvements Budget: $9 M
Our Students
Demographics
  American Indian: .3%
  Asian: 5.62%
  Black: 13.21%
  Hispanic: 9.27%
  Hawaiian Pacific: .27%
  White: 62.62%
  Two or More Races: 8.71%
     
Students Receiving Special Services (Oct. 2016)
  Free/Reduced Lunch: 21.5%
  Limited English Proficient: 2.2%
  Special Education: 10%
  Gifted Education: 7.4%
     
Class of 2016
    YCSD VA
  Graduation Rate: 96.3% 91.3%
       
  SAT Scores: 1576 1522
       
  Advanced Studies Diploma: 62.4% 51.7%
Our Staff
  Total: 1,776
  Licensed: 978
  Non-Licensed: 798
     
Demographics
  Minority: 22%
  Non-Minority: 78%
     
Educational Level of Teachers
  Bachelor's Degree: 42%
  Master's: 50%
  Master's +30 Hours: 7%
  Doctorate: 1%
     
Teacher Salary
  Average Salary: $51,912
  Starting Salary: $42,515

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