If you are thinking of moving to Fort Mill, it is likely you have even heard about the award winning schools, or that is the entire reason you are moving there. Fort Mill South Carolina Schools are the reason many people move to the area, even before they find out about all that the area has to offer families of all sizes and ages.
Fort Mill Schools are in York District 04. The school district has just under 10,500 students as of the end of the 2013-2014 school year. The district has one of the highest ratings according to many school rating websites. With a rating of 9 out of ten for the whole district and many Fort Mill area schools scoring the coveted 10 rating, It is no wonder why the schools continue to be one of the big reasons people move to the area. York 04 spends $8,166 per year per student. 17% of students here receive reduced price lunches.
In 2000, Fort Mill High School was awarded New American High School designation meaning the United States Department of Education recognized it as a one of the nation's best high schools and a model to other schools. Since then the schools and students continue to win various awards, including winning 3 EMMYs in 2014 for the students work on Buzz TV.
York County District 4 athletics is yet another highlight on Fort Mill School's already impressive resume. Many of the district athletes have won local, state, or national awards, and many go on to play at the college level.
The district is currently made up of seven elementary schools, four middle schools and two high schools. Two additional elementary schools are due to open in the fall of 2014. Below is a complete list of component schools:
Doby's Bridge Elementary School (opening August 2014)
Tega Cay Elementary School (opening in August 2014)
Your Fort Mill Schools (York County District #4) Resources.