Military Families at YMS
Welcome Military Families!
Welcome to Virginia and Yorktown Middle School—we are excited to have you as part of the Falcon Family! The YMS team is committed to supporting the unique needs of our military students. Below you will find information and resources to help with the transition process and making connections with our school community. Please let us know if we can be of assistance in any way!
YMS Military Liaison
The Virginia Purple Star Designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that show a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military. Yorktown Middle School has been selected to receive the 2023 Purple Star Designation. We are one of the first schools in Virginia to receive this distinguished honor.
Purple Up for Military Kids!
YCSD Military Family Information Page: https://yorkcountyschools.org/parents/newTo_YorkCounty/military.aspx
- When enrolling a new student, please complete the new student pre-registration online and then contact Yorktown Middle School’s School Counseling Office at 757-898-0410 to complete the registration process.
- Registration Process and New Student Pre-Registration Information: https://yorkcountyschools.org/parents/enrollment/default.aspx
- Required Documents for Enrollment: In addition to the documents listed in the link below, it is helpful to provide a copy of your child’s most recent report card to assist us in choosing the courses that are the best fit for your child.
Transferring from Yorktown Middle School
- Contact the School Counseling Office at 757-898-0410 to inform us of your move and request records.
Academic Planning and Graduation Requirements for Virginia
- YCSD Program of Studies: https://yorkcountyschools.org/parents/studentInfo/pos.aspx
- Additional Parent Resources: http://yorkcountyschools.org/parents/parentResources/default.aspx
- Specialty Programs in YCSD: https://yorkcountyschools.org/parents/specialtyPrograms/default.aspx
- Special Education Resources in YCSD: https://yorkcountyschools.org/parents/specialtyPrograms/default.aspx
- Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Families: https://www.dodea.edu/Partnership/upload/Interstate-Compact-Guide-for-Parents-and-Guardians_InfoPaper-15June2015-MT.pdf
- Military One Source: This resource offers a wide range of content for many aspects of military life. https://www.militaryonesource.mil/
- Virginia Department of Education’s Military Families webpage: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/student_family/military/index.shtml
School-Based Military Student Point of Contact
Yorktown Middle School
Assessment & Compliance Coordinator
YMS School-Based Student Transition Team Coordinator
School Counseling Director
YCSD Military Student Point of Contact
Associate Director of School Administration
Military School Liaison Officers for York County School Division
Joint Base Langley-Eustis (Langley)
Joint Base Langley-Eustis (Eustis)
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown
Katrina L. Patterson