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

2014-15 Year In Review

Our System
  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
      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
  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
  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
  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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