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Avg. test scores 29%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 43%

Yuma school information

IndexYumaArizonaNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexYumaArizonaNational
      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%

      Yuma, AZ School Districts

      • Yuma Elementary District
      • Crane Elementary District
      • Yuma Union High School District

      There are a total of 37 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Yuma. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Yuma, AZ schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Yuma, AZ, an average of 74.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.5% have completed high school.

      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.