Fourth Avenue Junior High School

450 S. 4th Avenue

Yuma, AZ 85364
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (928)783-2193
  • Fourth Avenue Junior High School serves 399 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 13% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Fourth Avenue Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.
  • Fourth Avenue Junior High School operates within the Yuma Elementary School District.

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School Overview

  • Fourth Avenue Junior High School's student population of 399 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students399 students
Gender %Fourth Avenue Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Students by GradeFourth Avenue Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Fourth Avenue Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fourth Avenue Junior High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio20:120:1
American Indian
3%
5%
Hispanic
90%
45%
Black
1%
5%
White
6%
39%
All Ethnic GroupsFourth Avenue Junior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.190.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
33%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Fourth Avenue Junior High School is Yuma Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 603 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Yuma Elementary School District's student population of 8,533 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,211 is higher than the state average of $7,180. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $6,781 is less than the state average of $6,852. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameYuma Elementary School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    19
    1
    Number of Students Managed8,533345
    Yuma Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    33%
    39%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    32%
    40%
    District Total Revenue$84 MM$3 MM
    District Spending$62 MM$2 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,211$7,180
    District Spending / Student$6,781$6,852
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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