McKinley K-8 After School Programs Cancelled (Today)

Please be advised McKinley K-8 has been placed on a "Shelter in Place" due to an incident occurring in the area. All teachers and staff are safe. No students are on the premises as today is a Wellness Wednesday with learning occurring at home. All after-school activities are cancelled.

Election Day Information- November 3rd School Building Closed

Tuesday, November 3, 2020, is election day. With several of our school buildings serving as polling sites, the School District of the City of York has made the decision to close all school buildings for in-person learning. All students will be expected to continue learning virtually and/or completing assignments given by their teacher at home.  Students will still be able to receive a Breakfast and Lunch at their respective schools.


El martes, 3 de noviembre, 2020, es día de elecciones. Como varias de nuestras escuelas servirán como lugar para votar, el Distrito Escolar de la Ciudad de York ha tomado la decisión de cerrar todas las escuelas para el aprendizaje en persona ese día. Se espera que todos los estudiantes continúen aprendiendo virtualmente y/o completando las asignaciones indicadas por los maestros en casa. Los estudiantes podrán recibir un Desayuno y un Almuerzo en sus escuelas respectivas.

All PreK-12 Grade Students Virtual Learning (2nd Marking Period)

2nd Marking Period Virtual - Please click the link below to access more information on the Virtual Learning plan. This plan has been approved by the School Board of Directors at the School Board Meeting on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. https://www.ycs.k12.pa.us/blog/all-k-12-virtual-learning/

School District Of The City Of York

Discipline Policy and Student Codes of Conduct

The School District of the City of York overhauled the discipline policy and Student Codes of Conduct for the 2017-18 school year. Updated versions for 2018-19 are available in PDF format below.

The district has deliberately pivoted from the traditional punitive approach to discipline, choosing instead to emphasize preventative measures and intervention strategies. Teachers and administrators have collaborated to develop an incentive-based, proactive approach to encouraging positive behavior.

We continue to expect the very best from our students, and we will hold them accountable. But we will also hold ourselves accountable for equipping students with the skills they need to be successful in life.

In preparation for this new approach, the district implemented a Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) system during the 2016-17 school year. PBIS is a school-wide tiered support system that serves as the basis for our Student Code of Conduct. PBIS provides a framework for schools to successfully integrate and includes evidenced-based strategies to support academic, social, and behavioral outcomes for all students. The PBIS process is used in a systematic approach to teach and reinforce positive behavior expectations for all students. PBIS is a preventative measure and engages students in different ways. The PBIS framework includes creating a positive school wide climate and culture and individualized support as needed.

The district saw significant progress after just one year of PBIS implementation. Most notably, the number of out-of-school suspensions decreased by 33 percent between 2015-16 and 2016-17.

Through the establishment of a new committee of parents, teachers and administrators, the district will continue to monitor the new policy and improve its effectiveness.

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Student Discipline Policy

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K-8 Student Code of Conduct

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K-8 Student Code of Conduct (Spanish)

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High School Student Code of Conduct

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High School Code of Conduct (Spanish)

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