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York Public Schools | September 19, 2018

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INTERESTING INFO ABOUT YPS…..

Gayla Knight
  • The average ACT Total Composite score for our Class of 2017 was 22.3 while the state average was 21.4 and the national average was 21.0.
  • The average ACT Science score for our Class of 2017 was 23.1 while the state average was 21.5 and the national average was 21.0.
  • We served 41,066 student breakfasts and 147,853 student lunches last school year.
  • Over 84% of our students performed at/above proficiency on 2017 State Math Assessments, also known as NeSA-Math.
  • Over 81% of our students performed at/above proficiency on 2017 State Science Assessments, also known as NeSA-Science.
  • We have an average daily attendance rate of 96%.
  • YPS has 6.5 fewer teachers and 16 less support staff members than we did ten years ago despite seeing an increase in student enrollment of 200+ since 2007.
  • Our revenue from state equalization aid has plummeted from $2,214,826 in 2014-15 to a paltry $166,566 for 2017-18 causing an even larger over-reliance on local property taxes. The total revenue we have for our budget has decreased over $720,000 since 2014-15 despite a significant increase of more than $1 million in local property taxes.
  • YPS has had a 0% spending increase since 2014-15 and just an average annual spending increase of 1.3% since 2008-09.
  • YPS became an organized school district on June 14, 1871!