65 Years of Excellence

A York Country Day School education is transformative in the lives of our students. Learn how YCDS cultivates Purpose, Passion, and Promise.
    • Advanced Biology student Madeline placed first in the Science Fair for her inquiry-based project “The Effect of Meditation on Test Anxiety,” judged by a panel of representatives from local STEM organizations.
      Science Fair Winner

      Advanced Biology student Madeline placed first in the Science Fair for her inquiry-based project “The Effect of Meditation on Test Anxiety,” judged by a panel of representatives from local STEM organizations.

    • Mrs. Wertz is a founding co-advisor of the YCDS Peer Mediator Program. Mrs. Wertz participated in an intensive three-day workshop along with student leaders. Students learned problem-solving techniques and practiced early intervention methods to address conflicts collaboratively and respectfully.
      Peer Mediation

      Mrs. Wertz is a founding co-advisor of the YCDS Peer Mediator Program. Mrs. Wertz participated in an intensive three-day workshop along with student leaders. Students learned problem-solving techniques and practiced early intervention methods to address conflicts collaboratively and respectfully.

    • Senior Student-athlete and standout point guard on our Varsity Basketball Team, Bernelle McKim averaged 4.8 points per game and 2.1 assists per game. A true contributor and collaborator in academic classes, Bernelle also embraces leadership opportunities as a YCDS citizen in Service Learning projects.
      Athlete

      Senior Student-athlete and standout point guard on our Varsity Basketball Team, Bernelle McKim averaged 4.8 points per game and 2.1 assists per game. A true contributor and collaborator in academic classes, Bernelle also embraces leadership opportunities as a YCDS citizen in Service Learning projects.