Yuma High School in Yuma Township, AZ - Niche

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Yuma High School is a public school in Yuma Township, Arizona. It has 1,629 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 42% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 123 reviews written and they have been mixed.

400 6th Ave
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 502-4600

Ratings and Reviews
3.3 from 123 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: There are some clubs available here but majority no one knows about.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The school is great. They portray a lot of school pride on being the Criminals.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Food: The school lunch is free so that's beneficial for the large amount of low income students. However, there is not much variety for those with allergies or who are vegetarian.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: Most disciplinary action revolves around violations of the school uniform dress code policy. However the school handles disciplinary action in appropriate manner.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: This school prides itself on the field and how the sports facilities are maintained.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 Harvest Preparatory Academy 2 mi. 927
1.66 Kofa High School 3 mi. 2,239
2.33 Gila Ridge High School 6 mi. 1,849
2.00 Mary A. Otondo Elementary School 8 mi. 821
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

Yuma High School United States Calexico High School Gila Ridge High School Harvest Preparatory Academy Kofa High School Mary A. Otondo Elementary School
Hispanic 81.0% 24.5% 99.0% 49.0% 85.0% 81.0% 57.0%
White 13.0% 51.6% 0% 43.0% 10.0% 13.0% 39.0%
Native American 2.0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0%
African American 2.0% 15.2% 0% 3.0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Asian 0% 4.7% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 26.5%
Grade 10 25.8%
Grade 11 24.6%
Grade 12 23.0%

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 13 responses

  • 69% Yes
  • 23% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 75% Criminal Pride
  • 12% The vocational welding class
  • 12% Teachers

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 44% Some of the students behavior
  • 44% The academic expectations aren't as high
  • 11% Not alot of one on one help

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 11 responses

  • 45% The dress code
  • 45% Only highschool with a criminal as a mascot
  • 9% The teaching strategies

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 60% Home of the Criminals
  • 30% Once a criminal, Always a criminal!
  • 10% Make the best of your opportunities

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 36% You get 5 unexcused absences
  • 27% Participation is key
  • 27% Push the admi/counslers office to help you
  • 9% Be careful there's gangs everywhere

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 17% I love everything about this school.
  • 33% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 50% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.