The York Academy Regional Charter School is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School.  

Mission: With an unrelenting focus on academic excellence, the York Academy challenges students in a diverse learning environment opening doors for growth, opportunity and global citizenship.


If you are a York Academy parent or guardian, we ask that you please disregard any previous directive about the rescheduling of Snow Make-Up Days. After examining the calendar and considering feedback from families and staff, the York Academy will follow the calendar previously approved by the Board of Trustees.

Therefore, Monday, February 18, 2019 will be a Snow Make-Up Day and school will be in session
. The second Snow Make-Up Day will be Friday, March 22.  We apologize for the confusion and appreciate your understanding. 


Now HiringThe York Academy has an immediate opening for a Business Manager. Click here to view the job description. Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume with references to Dr. Dennis Baughman at or to his attention at York Academy Regional Charter School, 32 W. North Street, York, PA 17401.



The York Academy is in its eighth year of operation and I am pleased to have the privilege of leading this school as it continues to evolve into a K-12 International Baccalaureate World School

The Academy provides children with many unique advantages that will inspire them to learn and grow through an International Baccalaureate (IB) framework. Our mission focuses on academic excellence and uses academic goals to direct our programming. It is expected that each child will demonstrate academic growth throughout the course of each school year. The International Baccalaureate framework provides the opportunity for an inquiry approach to education with an emphasis on collaborative learning opportunities.

As a parent or guardian, your involvement in your child's education is critically important and we ask that you participate in the learning experience with your child. Be aware of the content being taught in class, review assessment information, and watch for communications from the teaching staff and administration that is sent home or emailed to you. 

I am pleased that you have selected to exercise your right for school choice and our staff is eager to provide your child with a quality academic program that infuses an inquiry-based philosophy with an International flavor into our school.

Dennis P. Baughman, Ed.D
Chief Executive Officer