Yancey School Community Center

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The Yancey School Community Center is a community facility in Esmont owned by Albemarle County that was formerly Yancey Elementary School. It is set to open on March 9, 2019. [1]

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CACF award

In 2019, Albemarle County was awarded a $300,000 Strengthening Systems grant from the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation to hire a program coordinator for the center. [2]


An exhibit on the Black education in the Esmont and southern Albemarle opened in the Yancey School Community Center in February 2021. [3]


The building can be rented for $35 an hour.

The building opens for the occasional skating event. [4]


  1. Web. Opening event set for Yancey center on March 9, Staff reports, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, February 22, 2019, retrieved February 24, 2019.
  2. Web. CACF announces Strengthening Systems grants, News Staff, News Article, CBS19 News, July 19, 2019, retrieved July 19, 2019.
  3. Web. Watch Now: Yancey Heritage and History Exhibit tells the story of education in Esmont, Allison Wrabel, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, February 27, 2021
  4. Web. Family Skate Night at Yancey School Community Center, Michael Caldwell, News Article, CBS19, Charlottesville, Virginia, January 22, 2020, retrieved January 31, 2020.

External Links

Albemarle County website