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ABOUT US

About Us

The York County School Division is located in the beautiful coastal region of Virginia, midway between Virginia Beach and Richmond and serves more than 13,000 students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12.

The division's slogan, Embrace - Engage - Empower, represents our mission to ensure every student is valued, supported and challenged through learning experiences, which prepare them for a successful future. To achieve our mission, YCSD provides a broad array of educational programs to meet the needs and goals of each students including a variety of dual-credit and AP courses, gifted and talented programs, International Baccalaureate studies, Governor's School programs, Career and Technical programs, and a School of the Arts.

Recognized as a school system of excellence, the district has been a School Division of Innovation honoree since 2020, a multi-year Best Community for Music Education honoree, and boasts a 2023 National Blue Ribbon School and multiple Purple Star Schools.

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