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     Yorktown Community Schools is a premier public school district, serving the Town of Yorktown in Mount Pleasant Township, the west-central portion of Delaware County, Indiana.  The suburban district adjoins Muncie Community Schools on the east and Anderson Community Schools on the west.  Yorktown Community Schools is also only thirty-five miles northeast of the northeast side of Indianapolis, Indiana, with easy access to Interstate 69.


     Yorktown Community Schools includes four school buildings:  Pleasant View Elementary School (K-2), Yorktown Elementary School (3-5), Yorktown Middle School (6-8), and Yorktown High School (9-12).


     Yorktown Community Schools has long been known as a high-performing school district, with notable programs and achievements.  Yorktown High School was honored as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2012.  Yorktown High School has also been consistently ranked as a U. S. News and World Report Best High School in Indiana.  Recent Yorktown graduates have enrolled at Stanford University, Harvard University, Columbia University, the University of Chicago, West Point, the Naval Academy, and the Air Force Academy, as well as other leading state and national schools.


     The district offers a very comprehensive curriculum, including fifteen Advanced Placement courses and several dual credit courses through Indiana University.  Yorktown’s graduates complete Advanced Placement courses at a higher rate than any other high school in the area.  Typically more than fifty-percent of Yorktown graduates earn Indiana Academic Honors Diplomas.  Yorktown also offers a wide array of career and technical education programs and organizations, including Project Lead the Way (PLTW) at Yorktown High School and Yorktown Middle School, and DECA, HOSA, and FCCLA at Yorktown High School.  Additionally, Yorktown has made STEM a priority with a new STEM lab course at the middle school in addition to PLTW.  The district’s theatre, music, and visual arts departments are also comprehensive.


     Yorktown has a rich athletic tradition, offering 21 sports and capturing over 150 Delaware County championships, 69 Hoosier Heritage Conference titles, 160 IHSAA sectional titles, 40 IHSAA regional titles, 20 semi-state titles, 10 IHSAA state runner-up finishes, and 7 IHSAA state championships.  The championships were earned boys golf (1975), girls golf (1976 and 2012), and girls volleyball (2000, 2011, 2016, 2018).


     District enrollment has grown consistently since 2010, increasing by nearly twenty-five percent since then.  The district has undertaken facilities improvements in recent years, completing expansion and renovation of Pleasant View Elementary School in 2019 and completing a new Transportation Center in 2019.  Renovation and expansion of Yorktown Middle School and Yorktown Elementary School will be undertaken in 2020-2022.  A master plan for improved athletic facilities is also under development.


     Yorktown Community Schools is a committed to providing all students an excellent educational opportunity.  We have an appreciation of a proud past and a vision for a bright future!

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