District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

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

District Student Progress

This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.


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 West York Area School District

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Parent / Guardian
February 10, 2019
I am at a loss for words the experience I had with the High school. Very unprofessional .The principle and assistant principal shouldn't be in the positions they are in.
Current student
January 16, 2019
It was a bad experience for me. It is not a very diverse place at all so when you look different, everyone notices and you are treated differently!! I only lasted 4 months at this high school before... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
February 27, 2017
I attended WYHS and graduated in 2007, went onto earn my BA and MFA. I had a wonderful experience.
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