York High School is located in Yorktown, VA and is one of 5 high schools in York County Public Schools School District. It is a public school that serves 1055 students in grades 9-12. See York High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, York High School had 17 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Virginia average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
Both of my children graduated from York High School.
My daughter transferred from a high school in Hawaii. Hawaii schools did nothing for my kids and my daughter was thinking of dropping out. Moved to York High School and I saw a different kid. She wanted to go to school. Because she was special education they can get a modified diploma but my daughter's Special Ed advisor talked her into going for a regular diploma. It took an extra year but she did it and was very proud of it.
My son was involved in JRTC, National Honor Society and the Marching Band. He was also in some advanced classes. Because of the chance for him to excel and his good SAT scores he was able to get into a great college, Virginia Tech.
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About the SOL
What is it?
The Standards of Learning (SOL) Assessments are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
At the end of each course, high school students are assessed in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects .
How is it Scored?
Students score at one of three levels: fail/basic, pass/proficient and pass/advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the pass/proficient level.
TestRating 6 out of 10
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Virginia, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 Standards of Learning (SOL) Assessment Results and Standards of Learning (SOL) End of Course (EOC) Test Results for all subjects tested.more...