Yuma County Public Schools

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There are 68 public schools in Yuma County County, Arizona, serving 38,154 students.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona state average of 58%.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is more than the state average of 18:1.

Yuma County Public Schools

County Statistics

About Yuma County County County Statistics (AZ) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 195,367 people 5,674,272 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 11% 25%
Median Household Income $37,375 $40,427
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
Yuma County, AZ public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of .34, which is lower than the Arizona average of .64. The most diverse school district in Yuma County is Cochise Community Development Corporation School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or in the USA.