York School District One

District Profile

  • District Map
  • 10 schools:
    • Elementary Schools (Grades 4K - 4th Grade):  Cotton Belt, Harold C. Johnson, Hickory Grove/Sharon (Grades 4K - 6th, Hunter Street, Jefferson
    • York Intermediate (Grades 5 & 6)
    • York Middle School (Grades 7 & 8)
    • York One Academy
    • York Comprehensive High School
    • Floyd D. Johnson Technology Center
  • 820 employees; 437 certified employees and 383 classified employees
  • District-wide AdvancED accreditation
  • 81.9% on-time graduation rate

Student Profile

  • 5249 students
  • Racial Composition: 65.6% white, 18.4% African American, 8% Hispanic, and 8% Other
  • 67% meet federal guidelines for free/reduced-price meals

District Programs and Services

  • Montessori (serving multi-aged pre-school students, Hunter Street Elementary)
  • Reading Recovery
  • Graduation Enhancement Program
  • York County Middle College Program Partnership
  • Gateway to Technology
  • Project Lead the Way
  • Culinary Arts
  • GreenSTEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • MERIT (Gifted/Talented Program, Grades 3-8)
  • Advanced Placement Course Offerings
  • Dual Credit Course Offerings
  • Making Middle Grades Work
  • High Schools That Work (www.sreb.org)
  • Credit recovery for students in grades 9-12
  • Alternative school programs for students in grades 5-12
  • NetScope Partnership with Winthrop University
  • Manufacturing Operations Major

District/Community Collaboratives

  • Family Resource Centers
  • Work-Based Student Initiative
  • Community service clubs and organizations for students
  • Collaboration with Second Harvest of Metrolina

School and Staff Recognitions

  • 3 schools received Palmetto Silver Awards for 2017-18 (Cotton Belt, Jefferson, and York Intermediate), 2 schools received Palmetto Silver Awards for 2018-19 (Harold C Johnson and Jefferson) and 1 school received Palmetto Gold Award for 2018-19 (Cotton Belt)
  • 41 teachers currently hold National Board teacher certification
  • Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Student Recognitions

  • State representation in chorus, band, oratorical contests, FBLA, FFA, essay competitions