District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Yancey County School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Yancey County School District

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Parent / Guardian
August 19, 2023
My son loves this school and all of the teachers and staff. Small school where each child gets the attention they need.
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
May 07, 2019
This is an average high school. The teachers are great but everything else is mediocre. There are not a lot of class options and the focus doesn't seem to be on college readiness.
Parent / Guardian
July 20, 2018
A total nightmare! My child has been in this supposedly 6-week program for 6 years! My son has endured intense in-home therapy as well as therapy at school almost this entire time. We have also been... More
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