Gila Ridge High School in Yuma, AZ - Niche

Niche Grade
  • Grades
  • Students
  • Type
  • Reviews
    363 3.4
  • Ranking

Gila Ridge High School is a public school in Yuma, Arizona. It has 1,804 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 71% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 363 reviews written and they have been mixed.

7150 E. 24th Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-4600

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 363 reviews
Take our parent or student survey to add your review.

    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It was great for me because I got to join a lot in my four years. I did wrestling freshman year, then drama club sophmore year, and choir junior year. I know this school is awesome to get to experience. Join clubs or sports for just once and you will want to back again next year.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: My favorite experiences were in the GRHS Drama and Choir programs. Although there are some teachers who prove that they're only there for a paycheck, there were others such as Dr. Ramelt and Mr. Obrien that truly care for their students and went above and beyond to help them!
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: This school is new and I have to say is the best I been to. I like the teachers and the counselors because they help and they do care what you do. Also we have a great sports program. Also only thing I'm going to miss about the school 8s the new friends I made, teachers, counselors, and the sports. Also playing high school football. Im enjoying every day of high school I can and trust me high school go by fast.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I think that towards the end of my high school experience everyone was starting to have more school pride and that was awesome!
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Overall the school is great. I have met many people who are now very close to me have impacted my life. The teachers are fun to be with and very considerate.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.66 Desert Mesa Elementary School Public
2.33 Castle Dome Middle School Public
2.00 Mary A Otondo Elementary School Public
Southwestern Christian School Private, Religious
2.33 Ron Watson Middle School Public
3.00 Sunrise Elementary School Public
2.33 James B Rolle School Public
Yuma Lutheran School Private, Religious
4.00 Desert View Academy Public, Charter
1.66 C W Mcgraw Elementary School Public
2.00 Gila Vista Jr High School Public
2.66 San Pasqual Valley High School Public
1.66 San Pasqual Valley Elementary School Public
2.33 Harvest Preparatory Academy Public, Charter
Bill M. Manes High School Public, Alternative
1.66 San Pasqual Middle School Public
Vista Alternative School Public, Alternative
3.00 AmeriSchools Academy - Yuma South Campus Public, Charter
Southwest Region Public, All-Girls
AmeriSchools Academy - Yuma North Campus Public
Yuma Adventist Christian School Private, Religious
St. Francis of Assisi School Private, Religious
1.66 Fourth Avenue Junior High School Public
3.00 Alice Byrne Elementary School Public
2.00 R Pete Woodard Jr High School Public
2.66 Palmcroft Elementary School Public
2.00 Roosevelt School Public
1.66 Yuma High School Public
2.33 O C Johnson School Public
Yuma Online Distance Academy Public
1.66 Kofa High School Public
2.00 George Washington Carver Elementary School Public
Aztec High School Public, Charter
2.00 Gary A. Knox Elementary School Public
2.33 Pecan Grove Elementary School Public
2.66 Centennial Middle School Public
2.00 Pueblo Elementary School Public
3.00 Yuma Catholic High School Private, Religious
2.33 Ronald Reagan Fundamental School Public
Ischool2020 Public, Charter
3.66 Carpe Diem Collegiate High School Dba Carpe Diem E Public, Charter
3.00 Cibola High School Public
Educational Opportunity Center Public, Charter
2.66 H L Suverkrup Elementary School Public
2.33 Salida Del Sol Elementary School Public
Rancho Viejo Elementary School Public
3.00 Mesquite Elementary School Public
3.00 Crane Middle School Public
2.33 Valley Horizon Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 Harvest Preparatory Academy 6 mi. 914
1.66 Yuma High School 7 mi. 1,453
1.66 Kofa High School 7 mi. 2,075
3.00 Cibola High School 9 mi. 2,559
1.66 San Luis High School 19 mi. 2,644

Around Gila Ridge High School

We do our best to keep our list of schools and districts, along with their attendance zone boundaries up-to-date and complete, but it isn't perfect. You should always check with the relevant school/district regarding school options, boundaries, and other eligibility requirements.

Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 52%
Female 47%

Student Diversity

Gila Ridge High School United States Cibola High School Harvest Preparatory Academy Kofa High School San Luis High School Yuma High School
Hispanic 52.0% 25.0% 78.0% 86.0% 81.0% 99.0% 81.0%
White 40.0% 51.0% 16.0% 9.0% 13.0% 0% 13.0%
African American 3.0% 15.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 0% 2.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 1.0% 1.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 25.8%
Grade 10 27.5%
Grade 11 24.0%
Grade 12 22.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 45 responses

  • 78% Yes
  • 13% Not sure.
  • 9% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 32 responses

  • 21% Football Games
  • 16% Basketball Games
  • 11% Band
  • 10% Gila Ridge vs. Cibola basketball games
  • 10% The theater program
  • 7% Choir
  • 7% Track Program
  • 5% Wrestling Program
  • 3% Swim meets
  • 3% Dance Program
  • 2% Tennis
  • 1% Swimming Program
  • 1% FFA Program
  • 1% Campus

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 36 responses

  • 40% The lunch food,
  • 25% Some of the people
  • 20% Some of the administration.
  • 5% The administration.
  • 4% People
  • 4% SOAR
  • 2% Teaching

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 37 responses

  • 57% Newest high school in yuma
  • 19% We have a great theater program and sports team.
  • 8% School set-up
  • 5% Marching and concert band class
  • 5% The top-notch Wrestling program and new facilities
  • 5% Great after school activites

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 36 responses

  • 36% Extremely hawktastic!
  • 22% Farmer
  • 14% Meh.
  • 14% Rich white kids
  • 11% City Champs
  • 3% Biggest school

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 33 responses

  • 52% To know where your classes are before the 1st day.
  • 42% Have fun and enjoy every minute. It flies by.
  • 3% Be involved!
  • 3% Don't worry about the gates.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 35 responses

  • 17% I love everything about this school.
  • 77% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 6% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.