Address: 31 N. Pershing Ave. York, PA 17401
Phone: (717) 845-3571; then choose any extension
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The School District of the City of York is a large, urban, public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade in the city of York, Pennsylvania. The district encompasses approximately 5 square miles. Our district offers 8 pre-kindergarten through eighth grade buildings which include Davis, Devers, Ferguson, Goode, Hannah Penn, Jackson, McKinley, and STEAM Academy. There is one high school for grades ninth through twelfth, William Penn Senior High School. The district is comprised of an ethnically diverse (Hispanic 44%; Black 34%; White 9%) student body of approximately 8,000.
The School District of the City of York takes pride in our ability to serve our community by providing a premier education to our students while celebrating multiple ethnic heritages. As a professional learning community, we educate the whole child by providing an engaging and challenging learning environment to ensure each student receives a premier education. Please feel free to contact us to discuss how our highly qualified teachers and staff fulfill our mission of all our students each and every day.
As a professional learning community, we educate the whole child by providing an engaging and challenging learning environment to ensure each student receives a premier education.
Our Theory of Action
Principals lead school-wide efforts to support teacher collaboration and increase students’ readiness to learn; and Teachers work together to provide instruction that is aligned with standards, consistent with the district’s scope and sequence, and differentiated to meet individual student needs; and Other school staff contribute to a school environment that fosters effective teaching and learning; and Central office staff work together to support school principals by setting clear expectations, providing needed resources in a timely manner, tracking and reporting on progress toward goals and facilitating communication with all stakeholders; and Students attend school prepared to engage in purposeful learning; and Families are engaged in supporting their students’ learning.
Student learning will increase and all York City students will continuously graduate prepared for college and careers.
Core Beliefs of the School District of the City of York
• All students can learn.
• Effective leaders build effective teams.
• Trust and respect are the foundation for success.
• Teaching matters. Teachers matter.
• Everyone — students, teachers, families, administrators and staff — is responsible for student success.
The School District of the City of York does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, age, familial status, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. The policy or equal opportunity and treatment applies to every aspect of School District operations and activities, including admissions and employment practices.
This policy shall be made known to all persons and organizations associated with the School District of the City of York, to all Educational Placement Services, the Pennsylvania Bureau of Employment Security and all recruiting sources.
Any student, parent, employee, or citizen who feels that they have been denied because of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, age, familial status, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability fair treatment or access of equal opportunity in any aspect of School District operations or activities should contact the Title IX compliance Coordinator, Rob Bernhard, or ADA and Section 504 Coordinator, Mary Manning, Administration Building, Post Office Box 1927, York, PA 17405, phone number (717) 845-3571. The School District is an “Equal Opportunity Employer.”