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  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    C
  4. College Prep
    C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Yuma High School is a public school located in Yuma, AZ. It has 1,187 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 26 to 1. According to state test scores, 12% of students are at least proficient in math and 12% in reading.

Yuma High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
12%
Percent Proficient - Math
12%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1050
16 responses
Average ACT
21
52 responses
AP Enrollment
25%

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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$47,702
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$891
National
$949
Median Home Value
$134,100
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.22 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.22 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 66 responses
  • Yuma vs. Kofa games
    24%
  • Pep rallies
    15%
  • Prison Hill pep rally
    14%
  • Football games
    12%
  • Spirit weeks
    12%
  • Half time in football games
    8%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,187
Free or Reduced Lunch
70%
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.24 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.24 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.24 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,223
Teachers in First/Second Year
24.5%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.32 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.32 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.32 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$7,923/ year
National
$12,239
55%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.33 responses
21%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.33 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.33 responses
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Yuma High School is a good school to attend. The teachers are respectful to the students. They are good at helping the students learn and exceed in there classes. A few things I would change in the school is the learning system because it lacks learning information, they should help us about adulting like, taxes, work experience, how to save money and how the real world be like. I would change the food products and make it healthier for students because what they use now it makes students stomachs hurt badly that they wouldn't not want to eat at school and makes them hungry throughout the school day. The school should have more clubs, school activities and more events because they hardly do them.
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I've been a student at Yuma High School for all four years of my high school career. I think the history aspect of it is so intriguing, and there's no other high school like it in the Yuma area. The school is such a tourist attraction, and holds a lot of memories for so many people. Yuma High School offers many opportunities for its students like dual credit, ap courses, extracurricular activities, clubs, and job opportunities. I am currently involved in the YHS Band, ap courses, and am a current employ as well. The overall atmosphere is very friendly, and everyone here is willing to help you succeed.
I just started at Yuma High School as a senior and actually just moved to Arizona this year from kind of far away, so my experience might not be totally accurate. So far, it seems like a standard high school. Yuma High does have limited class options, although I'm not sure about the class options available in the Yuma Union High School District. It's pretty easy to graduate from and all the teachers really try to do their best to have every student to graduate. Overall, I have had a positive experience at Yuma High.