Top 10 Best Yuma Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 55 public schools serving 26,512 students in Yuma, AZ (there are 6 private schools, serving 1,632 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Yuma, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Yuma, AZ are Desert View Academy, Yuma District One Digital Learning Academy and Dorothy Hall Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Yuma, AZ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 27% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Yuma have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Yuma, AZ Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Desert View Academy
Charter School
Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3777 W 16th St
Yuma, AZ 85366
(928) 314-1102
Grades: K-6
| 941 students
Rank: #22.
Yuma District One Digital Learning Academy
Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
450 W 6th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-4394
Grades: K-8
| 138 students
Rank: #33.
Dorothy Hall Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5777 E 45th Place
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-8300
Grades: PK-5
| 488 students
Rank: #44.
Gowan Science Academy
Math: 40% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1020 W Avenue C
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 539-1200
Grades: PK-8
| 699 students
Rank: #55.
James D Price School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1010 Barranca Road Yuma Provi
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 502-7730
Grades: PK-5
| 68 students
Rank: #66.
Alice Byrne Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
811 W 16th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-7500
Grades: PK-5
| 315 students
Rank: #77.
Mesquite Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4451 W. 28th Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 373-4100
Grades: PK-6
| 606 students
Rank: #88.
H L Suverkrup Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1590 S Avenue C
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 373-3500
Grades: PK-6
| 539 students
Rank: #99.
Mary A Otondo Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2251 S Otondo Dr
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 502-8500
Grades: PK-5
| 702 students
Rank: #1010.
Palmcroft Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
901 W Palmcroft Dr
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-8000
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #1111.
Sunrise Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9943 S. 28th Street
Yuma, AZ 85367
(928) 502-8800
Grades: PK-5
| 601 students
Rank: #1212.
Pueblo Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2803 W 20th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 373-3600
Grades: PK-6
| 575 students
Rank: #1313.
Desert View Middle & High School
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3777 W 22nd Ln
Yuma, AZ 85366
(928) 317-3113
Grades: 6-12
| 154 students
Rank: #1414.
Desert Mesa Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2350 S Avenue 7 1/2 E
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 502-8600
Grades: PK-5
| 784 students
Rank: #1515.
O C Johnson School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 W 12th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-7900
Grades: PK-5
| 376 students
Rank: #1616.
Crane Ilearning Academy
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4250 W 16th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 373-3400
Grades: PK-8
| 103 students
Rank: #1717.
Crane Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4450 W 32nd St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 373-3200
Grades: 6-8
| 618 students
Rank: #1818.
Ron Watson Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9851 E 28th St
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 502-7400
Grades: 6-8
| 512 students
Rank: #1919.
Centennial Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2650 W 20th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 373-3300
Grades: 6-8
| 724 students
Rank: #2020.
James B Rolle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2711 S Engler Ave
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 502-8200
Grades: PK-6
| 525 students
Rank: #2121.
C W Mcgraw Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2345 S Arizona Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-7700
Grades: PK-6
| 547 students
Rank: #2222.
Gary A. Knox Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2926 S 21st Dr
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 373-5500
Grades: PK-6
| 584 students
Rank: #2323.
Cibola High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4100 W 20th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-5700
Grades: 9-12
| 2,555 students
Rank: #2424.
George Washington Carver Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1341 W 5th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-7600
Grades: PK-6
| 301 students
Rank: #2525.
Ronald Reagan Fundamental School
Math: 14% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3200 W 16th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 373-3700
Grades: PK-6
| 489 students
Rank: #2626.
Castle Dome Middle School
Math: 11% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2353 S Otondo Dr
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 502-7300
Grades: 6-8
| 881 students
Rank: #2727.
R Pete Woodard Jr High School
Math: 10% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2250 S 8th Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-7200
Grades: 6-8
| 674 students
Rank: #2828.
Gila Ridge High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7150 E 24th St
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 502-6402
Grades: 9-12
| 2,158 students
Rank: #2929.
Salida Del Sol Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
910 S Avenue C
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 373-5600
Grades: PK-6
| 662 students
Rank: #3030.
Kofa High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3100 S Avenue A
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,473 students
Rank: #3131.
Gila Vista Jr High School
Math: 9% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2245 S Arizona Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-7100
Grades: 6-8
| 499 students
Rank: #3232.
Harvest Preparatory Academy
Charter School
Math: 9% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
350 E 18th St
Yuma, AZ 85366
(928) 782-2052
Grades: K-12
| 1,062 students
Rank: #3333.
Valley Horizon Elementary School
Math: 8% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4501 W 20th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 373-4000
Grades: PK-6
| 475 students
Rank: #3434.
Pecan Grove Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
600 S 21st Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-8051
Grades: PK-6
| 262 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Roosevelt School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
550 W 5th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-8150
Grades: PK-5
| 252 students
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Yuma, Arizona Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2440 W 28th St
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 314-1900
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
840 East 22nd St
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 782-9241
Grades: PK-5
| 474 students
200 W. Court Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 782-9871
Grades: 9-12
| 1 students
2363 South Kennedy Lane
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 314-1102
Grades: K-8
| 588 students
400 West 5th Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-4352
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
35 E. Wilcox Drive
Yuma, AZ 85365
(520) 452-7965
Grades: K-12
| 43 students
1020 S Avenue C
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 373-3800
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
7125 East Juan Sanchez Blvd.
Yuma, AZ 85366
(602) 542-5620
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Yuma, AZ?
How many public schools are located in Yuma, AZ?
55 public schools are located in Yuma, AZ.
What percentage of students in Yuma, AZ go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Yuma, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Yuma, AZ?
Yuma, AZ public schools minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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