Online Drivers Ed Program

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The Wall That Heals Is Coming to Burnsville - Click on the image below for more information.

The Wall That Heals


ON OCTOBER 12-15, 2017

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica Wall and Mobile Education Center spreads healing legacy of The Wall and educates about the impact of the Vietnam War

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
  • 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
  • Yancey County Schools Seeks Input from Private Schools for Federal Programs Funding Application Yancey County Schools is beginning to plan the Title I, II, III, VI, and 21st CCLC Federal Grant programs for the 2017-18 school year.  Qualifying private schools within the area may be eligible to apply for these federal funds.  Private School eligibility information is available at the US Department of Education website,, or by contacting Shane Cassida, Yancey County Schools Federal Program Director, P. O. Box 190, BurnsvilleNC  28714; by phone at 828.682.6101 Ext. 302; or by email at  
    Posted May 10, 2017, 5:01 AM by Landon Beaver
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