York International School (K-12)
"Discover a World of Learning"
This academically-focused school is inspired by the International Baccalaureate (IB) School network. Currently, York is authorized for the IB Primary Years Program for grades K-6 and is working toward whole school authorization to become one of the only K-12 IB programs in Colorado. Learn more about the IB program at their Frequently Asked Questions page.
Successful York students are highly active learners and well-rounded students with a strong commitment to academics and the York community. York students are encouraged to participate in clubs, sports, and community service activities.
The IB curriculum followed at York is recognized worldwide and includes accelerated courses and a heavy workload. Regular classes at York are equivalent to honors/advanced courses at other schools. The expectation is that students will be academically prepared to begin college level coursework in 11th grade.
Students must be willing to work hard in and out of school, actively participate in class discussions, and complete projects or homework during school breaks and summer vacation.
York students follow a high attendance and behavior code of ethics. Students are expected to be in class every day. York is a closed campus; however, off-campus lunch is available to 11th and 12th grade students who meet attendance, academic and behavior expectations. Students also follow a dress code.
Successful students at York have a high level of respect for themselves, other students and all school staff. Parent involvement at York is strongly encouraged. Parents can volunteer in classrooms, on field trips, through fundraisers, and various school activities throughout the year.
York students are...
- Have high rates of attendance
- Demonstrate high respect for themselves, other students and staff
- Follow a strong code of ethics
- Have strong aspirations to learn and go to college
- Complete an average of 5-8 hours of homework each week
- May complete homework during school breaks and in the summer
- Actively participate in classroom discussions
- Are ready for honors/advanced coursework in high school
- Actively seek out clubs, sports, community service and activities
- Kindergarten - 12th grade
- Uniformed dress code
- Closed campus
- Inspired by International Baccalaureate School network
- Teacher weekly office hours
- Quarter/Semester calendar
York International School
School Address: (Map)
9200 York St.
Thornton, CO 80229
Phone: (303) 853-1600
Fax: (303) 853-1656
7:55 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
K - 12th grade
York International School IB Primary Years Program - More Info and Primary Years Program FAQ
Programme of Inquiry
NEW! Student Action Form - Fill out this form if you see your student demonstrating Action!
School Dress Code:
Teacher Office Hours:
The General Regulations for IB World Schools
2012-13 PYP Language Policy
2012-13 PYP Assessment Policy
2012-13 PYP Academic Honesty Policy
2012-13 PYP Special Education Needs Policy
District Upcoming Events
June 25 - Board of Education meeting, 6 p.m., Administration Office, 591 E. 80th Ave., Denver
July 4-5- All District offices will be CLOSED for the Independence Day Holiday
Aug. 19 - First day of school, grades 1-12. Check your school calendar for more information!