The Board of Education is governed by Yancey County Schools. Located in Burnsville, N.C., the board is responsible for the overall development of the district s various elementary, middle and high schools. It conducts meetings and makes policies for schools. The board develops academic and enrichment programs. Yancey County Schools provides a healthy environment for students. The district serves students in kindergarten through grade 12. It offers classes in art, Spanish language, and physical and technology education. The district also provides lessons in music, drama and mathematics. Its schools operate beta clubs and student councils. The district provides sports activities that include basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, football, golf and soccer.