Yuma school information

Average Test Scores35%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools371,86379,221
Total private schools731624,874
Total post-secondary schools11487,963
The Yuma, AZ educational system consists of 37 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Yuma public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 2% lower than than the Arizona average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Yuma public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.5% have completed high school, 17.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Yuma are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 37 public schools in Yuma.
  • 74.5% of people in Yuma have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.5% of people in Yuma have completed high school.
  • 17.2% of people in Yuma have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Yuma

Completed 8th grade74.5%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school72.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.2%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.2%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.2%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Yuma (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gadsden, AZ55826%48%
San Luis, AZ31,11824%52%
Somerton, AZ14,86620%60%
Winterhaven, CA21218%64%
Yuma, AZ93,70435%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Roswell, GA93,96853%8%
Federal Way, WA93,98641%16%
Quincy, MA93,34964%30%
Yakima, WA93,33836%27%
Spokane Valley, WA93,32247%5%
Yuma, AZ93,70435%29%
Source: The Yuma, AZ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.