York High School

  • York High School serves 1,104 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • York High School operates within the York County School District.
  • York County School District's 87% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1104 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,104 students
York High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %York High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
York High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeYork High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
York High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Asian
4%
6%
York High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
6%
14%
York High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
10%
23%
York High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
71%
52%
York High School White Students (1995-2015)
Two or more races
9%
5%
York High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsYork High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.480.66
York High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
34%
York High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
York High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • York County School District's student population of 12,616 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,633 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,496 is less than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameYork County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed12,6163,627
York County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate87%79%
York County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$132 MM$42 MM
York County School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$130 MM$42 MM
York County School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,633$10,576
York County School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,496$10,658
York County School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  8/25/2010
I attended York High in 1983 as a senior...I moved there from Tampa ,Fla,..York is a great school and has great teachers..I would have loved to go there all four of my high school years,but i will always cherish my senior year there at York!!! I was a pitcher on the 1983 Baseball team under coach Saunders..1983 was a great class to be in,,and contiue to stay in touch with my classmates!! GO YORK FALCONS... Rob Hampton
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5  3/10/2010
a) great acedemic programs offered including AP classes and the IB program b) music, art, sports, and other activities including volunteer opportunities and a variety of great clubs are always available! c) awards are available for many different things and students are always encouraged to strive for their goals because achieving happiness is just as great. Senior of the Month is one example of the many great awards one can recieve at York High as well as the awards classes can recieve by working together just having fun and showing school spirit during Spirit Week. d) There are a lot of great facilities at York including Bailey Field. There are also tennis courts and a large gym. e) Parents are very involved at York High, coaching sports, vollunteering, helping with fundraisers and helping make the PTA such a success. I'd also like to point out the great teachers and staff that spend their day at York. Friendly smiles and warm welcomes always await students and visitors. Teachers strive to make sure EVERY student gets the attention they need to learn the material and succeed. Their level of patients exceeds all expectation. These teachers put their heart and soul into what they do and hardly consider it a 'job!' York High really is the best of the best and one can't help but to succeed!
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