Kofa High School in Yuma, AZ - Niche

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Kofa High School is a public 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 301 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

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3.3 from 301 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The welding program at this school was very involved.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I love Kofa, it has a beautiful large campus and it has a lot of amazing people there. Everyone id so friendly except for the freshmen , they have gotten in too many fights for dumb reasons.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: Teachers at Kofa are fun and engaging ,but they also seem scared to stand up for what they really believe in. Those teachers that do always end up being scared "straight" by the district (which is very lousy).
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Since there has been several fights this year there must be something wrong. The security and police sometimes arrive late to the fights and don't stop them on time.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: They are good but it takes away time from students to do their homework. Student put more thought into the extracurricular activities than their grades.

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


Female 49%
Male 50%

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 83.0% 25.0% 78.0% 53.0% 19.0% 99.0% 83.0%
White 11.0% 51.0% 16.0% 40.0% 75.0% 0% 11.0%
African American 2.0% 15.0% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%
Native American 1.0% 1.1% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


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 50 responses

  • 70% Yes
  • 22% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 40 responses

  • 24% Some of the teachers
  • 22% Clubs
  • 20% The people, its a great place to makes friends.
  • 15% Electives
  • 13% 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 40 responses

  • 30% High hispanic population, lower standards
  • 25% Size
  • 20% The people and teachers
  • 10% 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 40 responses

  • 40% Diverse of kids everywhere
  • 15% Different
  • 15% Accepting
  • 12% Average
  • 8% 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 38 responses

  • 16% I love everything about this school.
  • 66% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 18% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.