Gila Ridge High School

  • Gila Ridge High School serves 1,776 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Gila Ridge 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Gila Ridge High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Gila Ridge High School's student population of 1,776 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,776 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gila Ridge High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gila Ridge High School is 0.52, which is more 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)
18%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gila Ridge High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Gila Ridge High School and percentage of American Indian students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
58%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gila Ridge High School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gila Ridge High School and the percentage of Black students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
38%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gila Ridge High School and the percentage of White students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gila Ridge High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.520.42
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Graduation Rate
92%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gila Ridge High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gila Ridge High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYuma Union High School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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