From the humble beginnings in 1909 of 4 teachers and 12 graduating seniors, Yuma High School has grown to be one of the top performing schools in the state of Arizona with approximately 1500 students in grades 9-12. To learn more about our school, we invite you to read a History of Yuma High School. To learn more about our staff, please go to the Faculty page.

Our Mission: Yuma High School will provide opportunities and instruction to encourage students to be successful to the best of their abilities.

We Believe
  • All students can learn
  • Every student deserves high expectations
  • Time is a variable
  • Demonstration of competency is the key, not seat time
  • Homework is relevant and purposeful
  • Literacy is a priority in all content areas
  • Literacy underpins learning in all areas and is an essential life skill
  • We are an academic institution and a learning organization
  • Academics & relationships lead, behavior will follow


PRIORITY 1-Student and Staff Success

  • Goal 1-Increase number of students in college prep curriculum and dual credit classes
  • Goal 2-Increase performance in Reading/Writing/Math as measured by AIMS
  • Goal 3-Increase professional development opportunities based on staff needs and interest
  • Goal 4-Increase number of students and staff who participate in co/extra-curricular activities

PRIORITY 2- Building Relationships

  • Goal 1-Increase collaboration among content areas
  • Goal 2-Increase our level of customer service/red carpet treatment
  • Goal 3-Increase parental involvement and participation
  • Goal 4-Increase number of opportunities of students and community leaders to interact


  • Create and maintain a culture of positive relationships for every stakeholder
  • Adopt a culture of high expectations where rigor and relevance are evident
  • Expand and sustain a shared leadership structure to impact student achievement
  • Establish and sustain Professional Learning Communities that use data to inform instruction


Ready Now Yuma
What's New

Our School Newspaper Live Online

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Pay Your Fees Online!

We are super excited to introduce our new webstore! You can pay registration fees, athletic participation fees, buy PE uniforms, and more! Please look under Parent or Student Quicklinks. Check it out!

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