Yuma High School

  • Yuma High School serves 224 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Yuma High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.

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Yuma High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Yuma High School's student population of 224 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students224 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Yuma High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Yuma High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#1124 out of 1768 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
55%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
45%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Diversity Score0.500.60
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Graduation Rate70-79%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYuma 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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