York High School

  • York High School serves 1,104 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,104 students
York High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % York High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
York High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade York High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
York High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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%
51%
York High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
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York High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
9%
5%
York High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.48 0.42
York High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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York High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
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York High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,098 in this district is less than the state average of $11,091. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,625 is less than the state average of $11,504. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name York County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
4
Number of Students Managed 12,616 3,627
York County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 87% 79%
York County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $125 MM $40 MM
York County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $132 MM $42 MM
York County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,098 $11,091
York County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,625 $11,504
York County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View 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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