Kofa High School in Yuma, AZ - Niche

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Kofa High School is a public school in Yuma, Arizona. It has 2,075 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 56% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 242 reviews written and they have been mixed.

3100 Ave A
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-4600

Ratings and Reviews
3.2 from 242 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: There is a diversity you find your spot somewhere.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: This school was a typical low income, high rate of Hispanic race which caused this school to not have a great learning system. The students majority did not acre about school and made it tough for teachers to teach everyone because everyone was at very different learning levels. Most teachers did not teach, but rather watch us fail. I felt so unprepared to go to college, which I am struggling to just to be average. That is why I would choose to go to a different school
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: All of the teachers and faculty are pretty nice.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Academics: We get a pretty good amount of homework but they only give us that amount because they know our abilities.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Student Culture & Diversity: People at Kofa are extremely kind. There is very little drama or fights. There are no cliques and everyone is friends with each other,

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Cibola High School 2 mi. 2,559
1.66 Yuma High School 3 mi. 1,453
2.33 Gila Ridge High School 7 mi. 1,804
1.66 San Luis High School 14 mi. 2,644
2.33 Lake Havasu High School 127 mi. 1,897

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


Male 50%
Female 49%

Student Diversity

Kofa High School United States Cibola High School Gila Ridge High School Lake Havasu High School San Luis High School Yuma High School
Hispanic 81.0% 25.0% 78.0% 52.0% 19.0% 99.0% 81.0%
White 13.0% 51.0% 16.0% 40.0% 75.0% 0% 13.0%
African American 2.0% 15.0% 2.0% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%
Native American 1.0% 1.1% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 26.4%
Grade 10 25.1%
Grade 11 24.6%
Grade 12 23.9%

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 26 responses

  • 62% Yes
  • 27% Not sure.
  • 12% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 41% Some of the teachers
  • 28% Clubs
  • 17% The people, its a great place to makes friends.
  • 7% The college-like atmosphere
  • 3% Sports
  • 3% Electives

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 31% School spirit
  • 27% Some students are very disrespectful
  • 25% Sometimes the meals are unpleasant
  • 17% Some teachers who are just there for the money

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 22 responses

  • 27% High hispanic population, lower standards
  • 23% The people and teachers
  • 18% Size
  • 14% Most of the electives available are enjoyable
  • 9% Students get acknowledged for their accomplishment
  • 5% Teachers dont care
  • 5% The advanced classes are challenging

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 62% Diverse of kids everywhere
  • 19% Different
  • 10% Cordial
  • 10% Uninspiring

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 32% There is a lot of walking
  • 32% There are a lot of people who don't care
  • 18% Run to the lunch line before it gets long
  • 18% Listen, Learn, don't follow the crowd

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 5% I love everything about this school.
  • 63% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 32% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.