2245 S. Arizona Ave
Yuma, AZ 85365
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Gila Vista Junior High School serves 470 students in grades 6-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Gila Vista Junior High School's student population of 470 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Gila Vista Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gila Vista Junior High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1684 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
74%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
19%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 470 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50%)

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