Kofa High School in Yuma, AZ - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,184
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    309 3.3
  • Ranking

Kofa High School is a public coed school in Yuma, Arizona. It has 2,184 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 309 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.3 from 309 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: Track and field and crosscountry
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The clubs at my school are extended to all and there is something for everyone who wants to be involved. We have many clubs available such as AVID club, robotics, and many more. However the club that I am most involved with is JSA which I am a proud officer in. The level of commitment for our clubs, I would say is very high, speaking from the standpoint of my club, we are the largest JSA chapter in the state of Arizona and participate the most JSA oriented activities. I believe that this is true about the rest of the clubs and extracurricular activities that are offered at my school.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: The reason I would never go back and change my mind about attending this school is because I wouldn't want to go anywhere else. This school has become a second home to me and has left me with many experiences that will be with me for the rest of my life. I have been apart of my school's football program since I started my high school career. Being apart of this program has changed my life completely, I don't know what i would have done without football, it has taught me lessons that I apply on the field and as well as my life in general. What makes my school unique though is the amount of new people I've met over the last three years, my school (Kofa) has students coming from the city it is in, Yuma, AZ, and a small neighboring town, Somerton, AZ.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at Kofa High School are helpful and engaging. Most of the teachers will help their students, even outside of classroom. I have personally been given help by many of my teachers after class when I needed them. Most faculty members at my school I can confidentaly say are very knowledge in what they teach, and are know a great deal about their topic. The teachers at my school tend to connect to their students on a more personal level and want them to strive for greatness in their future endeavors, and vice versa. These adult role models have been chosen for us to learn from because they were sought out to be the best available. The grading system is very consistent around the board for most teachers at Kofa High School. But none the less, I can say with great confidence that they have helped me improve my skills, curricular wise and life wise, over the last three years.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Health & Safety: I feel very safe at this school.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Cibola High School 2 mi. 2,569
2.00 Yuma High School 3 mi. 1,349
2.66 Gila Ridge High School 7 mi. 1,809
2.00 San Luis High School 14 mi. 2,598
2.33 Lake Havasu High School 127 mi. 1,888

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

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Kofa High School United States Arizona Cibola High School Gila Ridge High School Lake Havasu High School San Luis High School Yuma High School
Hispanic 83.0% 25.0% 44.6% 78.0% 53.0% 19.0% 99.0% 83.0%
White 11.0% 51.0% 40.2% 16.0% 40.0% 75.0% 0% 11.0%
African American 2.0% 15.0% 5.1% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%
Native American 1.0% 1.1% 5.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 2.6% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 2.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 28.5%
Grade 10 25.5%
Grade 11 22.5%
Grade 12 23.6%

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 53 responses

  • 70% Yes
  • 23% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 43 responses

  • 25% Some of the teachers
  • 21% Clubs
  • 20% The people, its a great place to makes friends.
  • 16% Electives
  • 14% Sports
  • 5% The college-like atmosphere

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 30% Sometimes the meals are unpleasant
  • 30% School spirit
  • 26% Some students are very disrespectful
  • 13% Some teachers who are just there for the money
  • 2% Students get to shy for activities

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 43 responses

  • 33% High hispanic population, lower standards
  • 26% Size
  • 19% The people and teachers
  • 9% Most of the electives available are enjoyable
  • 5% Students get acknowledged for their accomplishment
  • 5% The advanced classes are challenging
  • 2% Teachers dont care
  • 2% Too many substitutes who are not highly qualified

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 43 responses

  • 37% Diverse of kids everywhere
  • 16% Different
  • 16% Accepting
  • 14% Average
  • 7% Uninspiring
  • 5% School need to reinvent itself. Motivate students
  • 5% Cordial

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 30 responses

  • 30% There are a lot of people who don't care
  • 30% There is a lot of walking
  • 13% Listen, Learn, don't follow the crowd
  • 13% Run to the lunch line before it gets long
  • 7% Do your best
  • 7% Join clubs & have school spirit it makes it fun!

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 41 responses

  • 15% I love everything about this school.
  • 66% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 20% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.