Kofa High School in Yuma Township, AZ - Niche

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Kofa High School is a public school in Yuma Township, Arizona. It has 2,239 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 60% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 239 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

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3.2 from 239 reviews
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    • 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,
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Health & Safety: As a student I feel safe here at Kofa.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Food: The food at Kofa is okay. We don't have the best food in the world but they provide pretty good healthy food choices. We have salads, subs, and we occasionally have salad wraps.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 5
    Administration & Policies: The policies at are school are pretty good. The counselors are very helpful and encouraging.Kofa deals with problems very well and they are always on top of issues and complaints.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.66 Palmcroft Elementary School Public
3.00 Yuma Catholic High School Private, Religious
2.00 Gary A. Knox Elementary School Public
2.00 R. Pete Woodard Junior High School Public
Az-Tec High School Public, Charter
Calvary Baptist School Private, Religious
Vista Alternative School Public, Alternative
3.00 AmeriSchools Academy - South Yuma Public, Charter
1.66 C.W. McGraw Elementary School Public
2.00 Gila Vista Junior High School Public
St. Francis of Assisi School Private, Religious
2.00 Gwyneth Ham Elementary School Public
2.66 Centennial Middle School Public
Yuma Adventist Christian School Private, Religious
4.00 Desert View Academy Public, Charter
3.00 Alice Byrne Elementary School Public
2.33 Harvest Preparatory Academy Public, Charter
2.00 Pueblo Elementary School Public
2.33 O.C. Johnson School Public
3.66 Carpe Diem Collegiate Middle/High School Public, Charter
ASDB - Southeast Region Public
2.33 Ronald Reagan Fundamental School Public
2.33 James B. Rolle School Public
Yuma Lutheran School Private, Religious
3.00 Cibola High School Public
3.00 Crane Middle School Public
3.00 Mesquite Elementary School Public
2.66 H.L. Suverkrup Elementary School Public
Educational Opportunity Center Public, Charter
2.33 Pecan Grove Elementary School Public
2.00 George Washington Carver Elementary School Public
Rancho Viejo Elementary School Public
2.00 Roosevelt School Public
2.33 Valley Horizon Elementary School Public
1.66 Fourth Avenue Junior High School Public
2.33 Salida Del Sol Elementary School Public
1.66 Yuma High School Public
Immaculate Conception Elementary School Private, Religious
1.66 Orange Grove Elementary School Public
2.66 San Pasqual Valley High School Public
1.66 San Pasqual Valley Elementary School Public
Bill M. Manes High School Public, Alternative
San Pasqual Vocational Academy Public, Alternative
1.66 San Pasqual Middle School Public
2.33 Gila Ridge High School Public
2.00 Somerton Middle School Public
PPEP TEC High School - Jose Yepez Learning Center Public, Charter
Southwestern Christian School Private, Religious
1.66 Desert Sonora Elementary School Public
Valle del Encanto Learning Center Public
Tierra del Sol Elementary School Public
2.66 Desert Mesa Elementary School Public
2.33 Castle Dome Middle School Public
2.00 Mary A. Otondo Elementary School Public
2.33 Ron Watson Middle School Public
3.00 Sunrise Elementary School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Cibola High School 3 mi. 2,486
1.66 Yuma High School 3 mi. 1,629
2.33 Gila Ridge High School 5 mi. 1,849
1.66 San Luis High School 14 mi. 2,591
2.00 Calexico High School 50 mi. 2,127

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

Student Diversity

Kofa High School United States Calexico High School Cibola High School Gila Ridge High School San Luis High School Yuma High School
Hispanic 81.0% 24.5% 99.0% 77.0% 49.0% 99.0% 81.0%
White 13.0% 51.6% 0% 16.0% 43.0% 0% 13.0%
Native American 1.0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2.0%
African American 1.0% 15.2% 0% 2.0% 3.0% 0% 2.0%
Asian 0% 4.7% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 0% 0% 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 24 responses

  • 62% Yes
  • 29% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 43% Some of the teachers
  • 30% Clubs
  • 17% The people, its a great place to makes friends.
  • 9% The college-like atmosphere

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 29% Some students are very disrespectful
  • 29% School spirit
  • 24% 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 20 responses

  • 25% The people and teachers
  • 25% High hispanic population, lower standards
  • 20% Size
  • 10% Students get acknowledged for their accomplishment
  • 10% Most of the electives available are enjoyable
  • 5% Teachers dont care
  • 5% The advanced classes are challenging

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 56% Diverse of kids everywhere
  • 22% Different
  • 11% Uninspiring
  • 11% Cordial

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 37% There is a lot of walking
  • 21% There are a lot of people who don't care
  • 21% Listen, Learn, don't follow the crowd
  • 21% Run to the lunch line before it gets long

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 6% I love everything about this school.
  • 62% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 31% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.