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

2017-18 Year In Review

Our System
Schools
  Elementary: 10
  Middle: 4
  High: 4
  Charter: 1
  (Grades 9-12)  
     
Enrollment (2018-19)
  Total: 12,580
  Elementary (K-5): 5,538
  Middle (6-8): 3,011
  High (9-12): 4,031
     
Average Class Size
  Elementary:  
      K-2 19.54
      3-5 22.87
  Middle: 24.23*
  High: 22.17*
  *Core courses  
     
Budget (FY19)
  Operating Budget: $139.9 M
  Budgeted Per-Pupil Expenditure: $10,991
  Capital Improvements Budget: $9 M
Our Students
Demographics
  American Indian: 0.29%
  Asian: 5.77%
  Black: 12.97%
  Hispanic: 10.15%
  Hawaiian Pacific: 0.43%
  White: 60.63%
  Two or More Races: 9.77%
     
Students Receiving Special Services
  Economically Disadvantaged: 23.7%
  English Learners: 3.9%
  Special Education: 11.2%
  Gifted Education: 7.4%
     
Class of 2018
    YCSD VA
  Graduation Rate: 95.4% 91.6%
       
  SAT Scores: 1138 1110
       
  Advanced Studies Diploma: 62.8% 52%
Our Staff
  Total: 1,765
  Licensed: 1,026
  Non-Licensed: 739
     
Demographics
  Minority: 22%
  Non-Minority: 78%
     
Educational Level of Teachers
  Bachelor's Degree: 34%
  Master's: 61%
  Master's +30 Hours: 3%
  Doctorate: 2%
     

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