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Start Your Teaching Career Off Right!

Teacher success = student success! At York Prep we believe in the importance of teacher support with the higheset starting teacher salary and mentoring for first-year teachers.

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Teacher HEad Start Program

Your first year at a school can feel a little scary. Don’t wait to get involved and get ready.

When we make a new hire for the fall, we bring you on as your schedule allows in order to:

  • Start working with a mentor and your team
  • Get to know parents and students
  • Familiarize yourself with the curriculum
  • Make lesson plans.

This way, when you show up for your first training week of school, you already feel settled in and can overcome those first-year teacher jitters!

In addition, we will pay up to 20 days at $100/day for you to do this. This head start is a win-win!

Teacher Wellness Program

  • Our Wellness Program provides mental, physical, and financial wellness support to help you live a healthy and balanced life.
  • 5,000 square-foot teacher wellness center including faculty-only fitness area with showers, professional development room, and a mental health counselor meeting area. 
  • Enjoy fun contests and earn rewards for taking time to invest in yourself in four areas: Social and Emotional health, Physical Health, Financial Strength and Planning, Excelling in Your Role
  • Full complement of seven support coaches on site are assigned to our Teacher Support and Development program to help classroom teachers with anything that they might need.

Recognition and Awards

2022

US News & World Report Best High School in the Nation (read article)

2021

US News & World Report Best High School in the Nation (read article)

2018

York Preparatory Academy receives the “National Blue Ribbon Award for Exemplary High Performing School”

York Preparatory Academy receives “School of Distinction Award” for Student Academic Growth

York Preparatory Academy receives “Advanced Placement District Honor Roll”

2017

York Preparatory Academy receives “School of Distinction Award” for Student Academic Growth (read article)

2012

York Preparatory Academy wins “Palmetto Gold Award”

2011

York Prep wins “Palmetto Silver Award”

York Prep Is Growing!

York Preparatory Academy, recipient of the 2018 National Blue Ribbon Award and other honors, announces a second campus opening Fall 2023 in Rock Hill, SC. York Prep is the place to discover Place-Based Education!

Unmatched Teacher Support

At York Prep we believe in the importance of teacher support, time to plan, and work-life balance so you can be successful in the classroom.

Highest Starting Teaching Salary in South Carolina

We start showing our support for our teachers and staff by offering a starting salary for educators above others in the state.

2018 National Blue Ribbon Award Recipient

Based on overall academic excellence, York Prep was awarded the National Blue Ribbon affirming exemplary teaching and learning.

98% High School Graduation Rate

York Prep High School was recognized as a 2021 US News & World Report Best High School in the Nation.

Don’t just take our word for how much you’ll love York Prep. See what our amazing families have to say!

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