About Us

The York County School Division is an award-winning school system serving more than 12,000 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

2014-15 Year In Review

Our System
Schools
  Elementary: 10
  Middle: 4
  High: 4
  Charter: 1
  (Grades 9-12)  
     
Enrollment (2015-16)
  Total: 12,542
  Elementary (K-5): 5,400
  Middle (6-8): 3,033
  High (9-12): 4,109
     
Average Class Size
  Elementary:  
      K-2 19.0
      3-5 22.88
  Middle: 24.0*
  High: 22.73*
  *Core courses  
     
Budget (FY16)
  Operating Budget: $129.29 M
  Budgeted Per-Pupil Expenditure: $10,204
  Capital Improvements Budget: $13.9 M
Our Students
Demographics
  American Indian: .3%
  Asian: 5.6%
  Black: 13.3%
  Hispanic: 9.2%
  Hawaiian Pacific: .2%
  White: 62.7%
  Two or More Races: 8.6%
     
Students Receiving Special Services (Oct. 2015)
  Free/Reduced Lunch: 21.5%
  Limited English Proficient: 2.2%
  Special Education: 10%
  Gifted Education: 7.4%
     
Federally Connected Students 42.4%
     
Class of 2015
    YCSD VA
  Graduation Rate: 94.6% 90.5%
       
  SAT Scores: 1563 1533
       
  Advanced Studies Diploma: 66.3% 51.4%
Our Staff
  Total: 1,709
  Teachers: 966
  Other Staff: 743
     
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: $42,261

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