Welcome to York Center School!

  • Welcome to the York Center website!

    York Center School and Stevenson School are proud to share a partnership as sister schools. Stevenson serves students in Early Childhood through second grade. York Center serves third through fifth grades.

    The educators at Stevenson and York Center provide an exceptional learning environment focusing on life-long learning habits to ensure the students become successful, independent learners. Our goal for students is to develop a passion for learning that prepares our students to successfully navigate a dynamic world.   Our staff is highly qualified and works collaboratively to provide a unique educational program for our diverse student population and ensure high levels of learning for all. York Center School has an enrollment of approximately 210 students, while Stevenson School has an enrollment of approximately 300 students. A variety of programs and services are offered to our students to enrich their educational experiences:

    • Small student/teacher ratios
    • Physical Education, Art Education and Music Education
    • Band and Orchestra Lessons
    • Additional reading services
    • Hands-on Science Classes through Elmhurst College
    • Breakfast program
    • Lunch program
    • Pre-school At-Risk program (Stevenson)
    • Dual Language Program
    • 1:1 Chromebook use and integration
    • D45 Foundation grant recipients
    • Summer Enrichment Program
    • Action for Healthy Kids School Grants for Healthy Kids recipient


    The enthusiasm for learning observed year after year at York Center and Stevenson never ceases to amaze us. It is a tremendous honor to work with such a dedicated group of teachers, parents, and students.

    Please contact us if you ever have a concern or question. Our partnership with families is such an important part of the success of our students.  If you are new to our community and have not yet had the opportunity to visit our schools, we invite you to contact us to arrange an appointment. We would be happy to take you on a tour and answer any questions you may have about our programs.


    Christine Arado, Stevenson Principal

    Andrea Derdenger, York Center Principal