Yuma Catholic High School

2100 W 28th St,
Yuma, AZ, 85364
Tel: (928)317-7911
Grades: 9 - 12 | 270 students
Yuma Catholic High School (YCHS) offers a college-preparatory curriculum and program of spiritual excellence in the Catholic tradition that challenges young men and women to develop into spiritually, intellectually and morally responsible leaders who share a commitment to service.  YCHS is a co-educational, Catholic high school serving Yuma County and surrounding areas.
YCHS is currently accredited through North Central Association (NCA) and Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA).
While YCHS provides a safe, small school environment for approximately 270 students, at the same time, it is comparable to any large high school in terms of the programs that are offered.
These programs include but are not limited to Advanced Placement classes, Dual Credit classes offered in partnership with Arizona Western College, honors level classes, Academic Decathlon,fifteen Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) sanctioned sports and activities, and more than fourteen student clubs.
The YCHS Mission Statement, Expected School-wide Learning Results (ESLRs), core philosophy, and nine S.H.A.M.R.O.C.K.S.
traits are the guiding forces behind all decisions, programming and disciplinary actions that occur at YCHS.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students 270 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 55%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Yuma Catholic High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 74%
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Advanced Courses Calculus, English, Physics, US Government, 
Average SAT score 1753
Average ACT score 21

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Julie Sierra

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Decatholon, Aftershock Youth Group, Band, Chess Team, Choir, Engineering Club, Interact (Rotary), Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Odyssey of the Mind, Philosophy Club, Spirit Club, Student Council, Yearbook Band, Chess Team, Choir, Mock Trial, Spirit Club, Yearbook, Academic Decatholon,
Aftershock Youth Group,
Engineering Club,
Interact (Rotary),
National Honor Society,
Odyssey of the Mind,
Philosophy Club,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • Yuma Catholic High School (YCHS) offers a college-preparatory curriculum and program of spiritual excellence in the Catholic tradition that challenges young men and women to develop into spiritually, intellectually and morally responsible leaders who share a commitment to service. YCHS is a co-educational, Catholic high school serving Yuma County and surrounding areas. YCHS is currently accredited through AdvancED Accreditation Commission of North Central Association (NCA) and Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA). While YCHS provides a safe, small school environment for approximately 270 students, at the same time, it is comparable to any large high school in terms of the programs that are offered. These programs include but are not limited to Advanced Placement classes, Dual Credit classes offered in partnership with Arizona Western College, honors level classes, Academic Decathlon, fifteen Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) sanctioned sports and activities, and more than fourteen student clubs. The YCHS Mission Statement, Expected School-wide Learning Results (ESLRs), core philosophy, and nine S.H.A.M.R.O.C.K.S. traits are the guiding forces behind all decisions, programming and disciplinary actions that occur at YCHS.
  • Profile last updated: 10/01/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Calvary Baptist School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Calvary Baptist School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Calvary Baptist School (1.5 miles away)
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