Yorktown
Middle School
Academic Brief
All staff members are highly qualified and 80% of the staff have their Master’s Degrees. Some Yorktown’s teachers have been nominated for awards such as Middle School Math Teacher of the Year, Ashland Oil Teacher of the Year, and Disney Teacher of the Year. Other teachers have received Exemplary Teaching Awards and presented at national conferences, and have received National Board Certification. Many teachers are part of professional organizations such as Phi Delta Kappa, NCTM, AEP Partnerships in Education, The Society of Black Educators, OCTM, and many more.
Academic Support
Students benefit from a variety of programs such as National Junior Honor Society, Gifted and Talented classes, MECCA, Project Self, Youth to Youth, student council, Project Mentor, Ohio Talent Search, and Leadership Camps. Students can develop special interests through instrumental and vocal music ensembles, band concerts, drama, sports, technology projects, and art exhibits. Students that desire to extend their learning outside of the classroom participate in Invention Convention, Spelling Bee, Debate Team, Math Challenge, Math Counts, Future City, Mock Trial, and Lego Robotics.

Yorktown Middle School also offers an after school tutoring program. Yorktown’s school-wide positive reinforcement and anti-harassment program, C.A.R.E. (Creating A Respectful Environment), student of the month, honor roll award activities, attendance incentive programs and student-based advisory teams reward good behavior and academic achievement on an ongoing and consistent basis.
Academic Links

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Principal - Shannon Tucker
(614) 365-5408  |   5600 East Livingston Ave. Columbus, OH 43232
yorktownms@columbus.k12.oh.us
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