Mission Statement: The mission of Alvin C York Institute is to educate, empower, enable all students to become productive citizens by developing high expectations, fostering individual student success, and creating a community of respect, responsibility, and pride.
Vision Statement: The vision of Alvin C York Institute is to serve as a model rural school of excellence where all stakeholders prepare and excel for the challenges and opportunities of the future.
The YAI Library is open in-between classes,
breakfast breaks, activity periods, and
during lunches to check out books, use a
chromebook and do research for classes.
Stop in and see the latest book additions
to the library. The library is also open
Monday thru Thursday until 4:00. Freshmen
can now check out books! Stop by!
Parents and Students...
Log on to Skyward to check out grades.
If you need log in information,
contact Mrs. Brown in guidance!
Welcome Back Message to our YAI students and family!
A letter was given out to all State Special Schools, Including York Insitute, for informational purposes only. This is not a letter of alarm, but a means to simply informa our students on precautionary measures for all types of flu, including the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
See Attached Letter Coronavirus Informational Letter
Alvin C. York Institute is a public high school founded in 1926 by World War I hero Alvin York and later transferred to the state of Tennessee in 1937.
It is the only school in the United States that is financed and operated by the state and government.