Welcome to YHS

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

 


Priorities and Goals

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

Goals

  • 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

 


Our Vision


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Support Our School through Rokkitwear!

Yuma High School-spiritwear


 
YHS Dance Showcase

Please join us for the YHS Dance Showcase, Welcome to Sixties! Our spring concert will feature Yuma High School Performing Dance and Modern II class dancers. Read more >>>


 
YUHSD Summer Bridge Program

Please mark your calendars for the 2015 YUHSD Summer Bridge Program. This program is for incoming freshmen to help meet the needs of a successful transition to high school. Read more >>>


 
Summer School Registration

Do you need to make up a credit you lost? Summer school 2015 registration is open until Thursday, May 21. Read more >>>


 
Senior Awards Night

On Wednesday evening, May 13, we will honor the class of 2015 at a Senior Awards Night at Yuma High School in the Snider Auditorium. Read more >>>


 
Celebrate your Achievement

There is still time to order your class ring before the April 1 deadline. Please see the flyer or visit the Balfour website for full details on ordering your graduation apparel.


 
Classroom Tours

Sign up for a classroom tour. Make your tour reservation now!


 
Support Our School through Rokkitwear!

Yuma High School-spiritwear


 
YHS Dance Showcase

Please join us for the YHS Dance Showcase, Welcome to Sixties! Our spring concert will feature Yuma High School Performing Dance and Modern II class dancers. Read more >>>


 
YUHSD Summer Bridge Program

Please mark your calendars for the 2015 YUHSD Summer Bridge Program. This program is for incoming freshmen to help meet the needs of a successful transition to high school. Read more >>>


 
Summer School Registration

Do you need to make up a credit you lost? Summer school 2015 registration is open until Thursday, May 21. Read more >>>


 
Senior Awards Night

On Wednesday evening, May 13, we will honor the class of 2015 at a Senior Awards Night at Yuma High School in the Snider Auditorium. Read more >>>


 
Celebrate your Achievement

There is still time to order your class ring before the April 1 deadline. Please see the flyer or visit the Balfour website for full details on ordering your graduation apparel.


 
Classroom Tours

Sign up for a classroom tour. Make your tour reservation now!


 
Support Our School through Rokkitwear!

Yuma High School-spiritwear


 
YHS Dance Showcase

Please join us for the YHS Dance Showcase, Welcome to Sixties! Our spring concert will feature Yuma High School Performing Dance and Modern II class dancers. Read more >>>


 
YUHSD Summer Bridge Program

Please mark your calendars for the 2015 YUHSD Summer Bridge Program. This program is for incoming freshmen to help meet the needs of a successful transition to high school. Read more >>>


 
Summer School Registration

Do you need to make up a credit you lost? Summer school 2015 registration is open until Thursday, May 21. Read more >>>


 
Senior Awards Night

On Wednesday evening, May 13, we will honor the class of 2015 at a Senior Awards Night at Yuma High School in the Snider Auditorium. Read more >>>


 
Celebrate your Achievement

There is still time to order your class ring before the April 1 deadline. Please see the flyer or visit the Balfour website for full details on ordering your graduation apparel.


 
Classroom Tours

Sign up for a classroom tour. Make your tour reservation now!


 
Support Our School through Rokkitwear!

Yuma High School-spiritwear


 
YHS Dance Showcase

Please join us for the YHS Dance Showcase, Welcome to Sixties! Our spring concert will feature Yuma High School Performing Dance and Modern II class dancers. Read more >>>


 
YUHSD Summer Bridge Program

Please mark your calendars for the 2015 YUHSD Summer Bridge Program. This program is for incoming freshmen to help meet the needs of a successful transition to high school. Read more >>>


 
Summer School Registration

Do you need to make up a credit you lost? Summer school 2015 registration is open until Thursday, May 21. Read more >>>


 
Senior Awards Night

On Wednesday evening, May 13, we will honor the class of 2015 at a Senior Awards Night at Yuma High School in the Snider Auditorium. Read more >>>


 
Celebrate your Achievement

There is still time to order your class ring before the April 1 deadline. Please see the flyer or visit the Balfour website for full details on ordering your graduation apparel.


 
Classroom Tours

Sign up for a classroom tour. Make your tour reservation now!


 
Support Our School through Rokkitwear!

Yuma High School-spiritwear


 
YHS Dance Showcase

Please join us for the YHS Dance Showcase, Welcome to Sixties! Our spring concert will feature Yuma High School Performing Dance and Modern II class dancers. Read more >>>


 
YUHSD Summer Bridge Program

Please mark your calendars for the 2015 YUHSD Summer Bridge Program. This program is for incoming freshmen to help meet the needs of a successful transition to high school. Read more >>>


 
Summer School Registration

Do you need to make up a credit you lost? Summer school 2015 registration is open until Thursday, May 21. Read more >>>


 
Senior Awards Night

On Wednesday evening, May 13, we will honor the class of 2015 at a Senior Awards Night at Yuma High School in the Snider Auditorium. Read more >>>


 
Celebrate your Achievement

There is still time to order your class ring before the April 1 deadline. Please see the flyer or visit the Balfour website for full details on ordering your graduation apparel.


 
Classroom Tours

Sign up for a classroom tour. Make your tour reservation now!


 
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