Gila Vista Junior High School

2245 S. Arizona Ave
Yuma, AZ 85365
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Gila Vista Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1718 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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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%
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Diversity Score
0.420.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYuma Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gila Vista Junior High School is Stedy- Vista High School Satellite (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amerischools Academy - Yuma (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is C W Mcgraw Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yuma C W Mcgraw Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 528 students
    0.2 miles
    2345 S Arizona Ave
    Yuma, AZ 85364
    (928) 502-4352
    0.2 PK-6 528
  • Yuma Desert View Academy Charter School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 789 students
    0.4 miles
    2363 South Kennedy Lane
    Yuma, AZ 85366
    (928) 317-3113
    0.4 K-6 789
  • Phoenix Amerischools Academy - Yuma Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 162 students
    0.5 miles
    2098 S. 3rd Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (602) 354-4299
    0.5 K-8 162
  • Yuma Stedy- Vista High School Satellite Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.5 miles
    2350 South Virginia Drive
    Yuma, AZ 85364
    (928) 373-1182
    0.5 9-12 n/a
  • Yuma Vista Alternative School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 132 students
    0.5 miles
    2350 Virginia Drive
    Yuma, AZ 85364
    (928) 502-4600
    0.5 9-12 132

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