School Board Regular Meeting Announcement

Posted on: Monday, November 20, 2023

Upon arriving at York Hall for this evening's School Board monthly meeting, staff discovered the elevators in York Hall are out of order. As the meeting is on the second floor, staff are working to identify alternative access to the meeting for individuals who are unable to use the staircase to reach the meeting room. Additionally, the meeting with be shown live on the division's YouTube channel and YCSD-TV. Read more

US News & World Report Best Elementary and Middle Schools

Posted on: Friday, November 17, 2023

The York County School Division is well represented in a newly released statewide ranking of public elementary and middle schools. The US News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, named the 2024 Best Elementary and Middle Schools by state. Read more

FY25 Operating Budget Community Input Sessions

Posted on: Friday, November 10, 2023

York County School Division values input and feedback from families, staff and community members. As we begin developing our FY25 Operating Budget, we want you to help shape our budget priorities. We’ve scheduled two community sessions in November to gather your ideas and questions regarding the division’s budget. Read more

YCSDigest - November 9, 2023

Posted on: Thursday, November 09, 2023

YCSDigest with topics covering Operating Budget Forums, YCSD Teachers of the Year, 2023-24 Purple Star Schools Named, New Look for YCSD School Websites, and Community Announcements Read more

2023-24 Purple Star Awards

Posted on: Friday, November 03, 2023

The Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact for Military Children recently announced Purple Star designations for the 2023-24 award year, adding two York County School Division (YCSD) high schools to the list this year. Read more

DoDEA Grant Award

Posted on: Thursday, October 12, 2023

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Military-Connected Local Educational Agencies for Academic and Support Programs (MCASP) has awarded a $2 million grant to YCSD to support an Environmental and Maritime Science Career Pathways program. Read more

YCSD Earns High Marks

Posted on: Thursday, October 12, 2023

The York County School Division is proud to announce its achievement as one of the top three school divisions in Virginia, and the top division in Hampton Roads. These rankings are according to Niche, a leading and prominent school ranking and review website. As noted during a presentation on per pupil expenses during Monday’s School Board Work Session, the two school divisions (Falls Church City and Arlington) ranked higher than YCSD spend approximately twice as much per pupil as YCSD annually. Read more

YCSDigest - October 11, 2023

Posted on: Wednesday, October 11, 2023

YCSDigest with topics covering YCSD Earns High Marks, School Board Approves Staff Pay Increase, Impact Aid Forms Due, DoDEA Grant Award, and Community Announcements Read more

YCSD Two-Hour Early Release - Sept. 22, 2023

Posted on: Friday, September 22, 2023

After reviewing recent Tropical Storm Ophelia updates, it is anticipated that today’s predicted weather conditions will directly affect afternoon bus routes. In response, the York County School Division will implement a two hour early release schedule today, Friday, September 22. Read more

YCSD After-School Activities Canceled - Sept. 22-24

Posted on: Thursday, September 21, 2023

The York County School Division is canceling all after-school activities for Friday, September 22, and all school-related events and activities are canceled for Saturday and Sunday, September 23 and 24. Childcare programs operating on school campuses will communicate any scheduling changes for Friday afternoon. Read more

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