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What sets York apart?


AN EXCEPTIONAL ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Great teachers and innovative learning programs help creative and intellectually curious students develop academic knowledge and confidence. They get the kind of individual attention, support, and mentoring relationships that help them become their best selves.

A WELCOMING COMMUNITY

Our distinctive community, built on a foundation of honesty, respect, and responsibility, embraces students with diverse talents and backgrounds, helping them discover new things about themselves and the world around them.

I could have sent my kids anywhere. I chose York because I wanted them to have a great education and also be grounded in the real world – to be in a community of people from all backgrounds. – JEANETTE CISNEROS (Parent OF LISA '97, GABRIEL '00, AND JULIAN '05)

Since 1959, York has built a tradition of academic rigor combined with innovative thinking. With 225 students in grades 8-12, York is small enough to know each student well and large enough to provide a wide range of opportunities and a chance to learn from classmates who come from very different backgrounds.

STUDENTS GRADUATE FROM YORK WITH

  • intellectual curiosity
  • a capacity for inquiry and analysis
  • strong writing and public presentation skills
  • an appreciation of the arts and creative expression 
  • a respect for diversity and different points of view

York School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the California Association of Independent Schools. York is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and the Independent Curriculum Group. York School admits students of any race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities available to students at the School, and the School does not discriminate on the basis of these factors in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid program, or athletic and other school-administered programs. 

York School
Find Us 9501 York Road Monterey, California 93940
Tel831.372.7338
Fax831.372.8055

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