Online Drivers Ed Program

Online Drivers Ed Program- Click here for more information.

Ready Rosie Lint to Web Site

ReadyRosie sends 2 minute videos to your phone or email. The videos show parents like you, doing fun and interesting activities with their child, ages birth-eight.  When you do them with your child, they build important learning skills and have fun too!

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Pay Schools- Secure Online Payment

YCS Parents,
As a convenience, you now have the ability to make secure online payments to your child's school. You can easily add money to your child's lunch account as well as other school payments. Credit card information will be required along with the knowledge of your child’s student id number, school name and grade.  Funds deposited to a student’s account typically appear in their account within 24 hours. An internet convenience fee will be charged for each transaction.  Select the icon below to access.


Yancey County Schools is nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina providing education to approximately 
2,400 students through six elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, and a K-8 alternative program.

MISSION STATEMENT                                                  
Yancey County Schools strive to provide a safe and nurturing environment to empower all students to achieve their full potential as life-long learners and global citizens.


Press Releases

  • Press Releases and other Items of Special Interest
  • Coat Drive for YCS Kids Coat Drive   Your community Bank & Yancey County Schools Unite!!!   United Community bank will be hosting a coat drive for Yancey County School kids. We will be taking donations of coats and jackets of all sizes for boys and girls. Coats can be gently worn or new and be dropped off at United Community Bank in Burnsville. The coat Drive will run from 10-30-2017 through 11-22-2017.  For further questions contact Christy Shuford @ 828-682-5134  
    Posted Nov 14, 2017, 6:11 AM by Karen Banks
  • Homeless Student Services To identify a student who may qualify for McKinney-Vento services – or for information – please contact the School Counselor at your child's school or the Homeless Liaison.  Click on the link for additional information.  Homeless Student Services
    Posted Aug 22, 2017, 7:43 AM by Karen Banks
  • Notice of Summer Meetings - Updated 7/18/2017
    Posted Aug 9, 2017, 11:59 AM by Landon Beaver
  • YANCEY COUNTY SCHOOLS RECEIVES THREE YEAR, $1.2 MILLION AFTER-SCHOOL GRANT At the May 4th meeting of the North Carolina State Board of Education, Yancey County Schools, along with 44 other applicants, were approved as grantees of a three year, $1.2 million 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant beginning in the 2017-18 school year.  YCS will now join the Cohort 12 list of grantees in addition to completing the final year of their Cohort 11 grant from 2014.  The list of grantees included both public school systems, charter schools, and not-for-profit organizations.  There were 176 applications that were reviewed by NC Department of Public Instruction during the process.  YCS has been awarded 21st CCLC funding to develop a district-wide after-school program for ...
    Posted Jun 15, 2017, 1:32 AM by Karen Banks
  • YCS Offers myON Reading Free to All K-5 Students For the second consecutive summer, all Yancey County Schools students in Grades K-5 will have access to thousands of digital book titles for reading during the summer vacation months.  This is made possible by a partnership between NC Department of Public Instruction and myON Reading, an online literacy program from Capstone Education.  Students will be able to use this tool during the summer months to select from thousands of titles and download free books that are well matched to their reading level and personal interests. As an added bonus, parents, teachers and others can access data from this tool on how many pages and hours students spend reading. There is even a feature to help measure students’ literacy growth ...
    Posted Jun 13, 2017, 6:21 AM by Karen Banks
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 District Webmaster

Yancey County Schools is in the process of reviewing its website to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you have questions or concerns regarding the accessibility of the website or if you are unable to access a page or document on the website, you may contact the Technology Department/Karen Banks via email at