400 S 6th Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Yuma High School serves 1,134 students in grades 9-12.
Yuma 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 20-24% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,134 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Yuma High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Yuma High School's student population of 1,134 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,134 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Yuma 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 Yuma High School is 0.19, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1818 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
90%
46%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
7%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Graduation Rate
93%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
61%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
100%
9%
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School Calendar

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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   3/9/2007
Diz skool iz tha bomb! there'z no skool dat can top us cuz we r the one and only criminals. What else could be better than uz? Thiz skool iz fun 2 hang out wit ur friendz. Some of the teachers are great but there are others that are juss plain strict. You learn alot there especially when your wit friendz. The only thing i dont like are the security guards. They get you in trouble for no reason or for the slightest thing. They are to delicate. Us crims need securities we could be cool wit and fun to hang around. Everyone i know dat used to go there during the '90s said YHS was the best place to be because the school used to hold games for valentines and other holidays. Everyone used to get along even with the security guards! Now everything seems boring except when your around wit friends. I TRULY WISH things could be like Yuma High was during the years 95 and so on wit all that fun going around at the same time everyone learned with there friends. How is it possible that the school changed fun for strictness. Were CRIMINALS we need fun around us to get us to work!!!!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - anyba

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,134 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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