"The quality of instruction and depth of experiences that my own children had in York County schools has definitely helped them become successful adults."Read More
Adrianne McKinney, Tabb High social studies teacher and a 2016 Teacher of the Year
#1 Regionally-rated Teacher Pay Plan
A paycheck is important, and we get that! Within the Peninsula of Hampton Roads, York County School Division has the highest rated pay plan.
A High-quality Mentor for Each New Teacher
Each new teacher can expect to have an experienced professional by your side, walking you through your first year. Continue to grow in your field and navigate through a variety of situations from someone who has experienced it all before!
Technology Access Anytime, Anywhere, on Any Device
We are committed to meeting the learning needs of our students, which means teaching on their level with the technological tools at hand. You can plan to teach in your classroom using a variety of resources, which are available to you at your home, on your mobile device, and—of course—in your classroom.
Community Support & Engagement
With 107,807 annual, in-school volunteer hours and more than $104,000 funds granted to classrooms, it’s clear to see that York County residents would do anything for their school! As a new teacher, you can count on support from your parents, local businesses, the York Foundation for Public Education, and other invested citizens to help you when you need it most.
The mission of the York County School Division is to engage all students in learning the skills and knowledge needed to make productive contributions in the world.
"If you want to make a real difference in a child’s life, then York County is where you want to be."Read More
Michelle Challis, special education teacher at Mt. Vernon Elementary and a 2016 Teacher of the Year
- 19 Committed, Supportive Principals
- Less than 700 students in each Elementary School
- 22:1 Student/Teacher Ratio
- 42.4% are Federally Connected
- 37.3% Minority
- Above Average Graduation Rate and SAT Scores
- 966 Teachers
- 743 Support Staff
- 50% with Master's Degree
The York County School Division is an award-winning school system serving more than 12,000 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, as well as the International Baccalaureate program. The York County School Division is also a VA Virtual School approved multi-division online provider.