Gila Vista Junior High School

  • Gila Vista Junior High School serves 485 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (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 23% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Gila Vista 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Gila Vista Junior High School's student population of 485 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students485 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gila Vista Junior 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 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gila Vista Junior High School is 0.38, 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)
22%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gila Vista Junior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gila Vista Junior High School and the percentage of public school 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 Ratio21:120:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Gila Vista Junior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Gila Vista Junior High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Gila Vista Junior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
76%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gila Vista Junior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Gila Vista Junior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
21%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Gila Vista Junior High School and the percentage of White public school 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 Vista Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.380.42
This chart display the diversity score of Gila Vista Junior High School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gila Vista Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gila Vista Junior High School and the percentage of public school 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 Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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