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United States Marine Corps
Yuma, AZ 85365
Each installation provides information about the types of schools and programs offered on or near your installation for your child. Learn about the types of programs, guidelines and requirements for each school. Whether you choose to send your child to a Department of Defense School, a private school or public school, your installation can help you explore all of your options to make the right decision for you and your child.
All schools for elementary, middle, and high school are off-base. There are several public school districts located in Yuma. Dependent children living on the installation will attend one of the schools located out in town. Contact the School Liaison at 928-269-5373 for additional information.
All schools for elementary, middle and high school are off-base. There are three public School Districts in Yuma (Crane School District, Yuma School District One, Yuma Union High School District). Dependent children living on the installation will attend one of the schools located out in town. Contact the MCAS Yuma School Liaison at 928-269-5373, for additional information.
For active duty personnel residing in Lincoln housing on the installation, transportation will be provided to the school age dependents at the following schools:
For active duty personnel residing in 16th Street Military Housing, the following schools will be utilized by school age dependents: (Transportation will not be provided due to being within a 2-mile radius of these schools)
For active duty personnel residing off the installation, assignment of elementary, middle & high school school will be based upon home residence address.
Arizona School Age Attendance Requirements
Arizona Revised Statute 15-803 requires school attendance for all children between the ages of 6 and 16 years old. If a Kindergarten program is maintained at the school, a child is eligible for admission to kindergarten if the child is 5 years of age by August 31st.
Yuma School District One, Crane School District and Yuma Union High School District are all Open Enrollment districts. This means that families are able to enroll children in schools that are outside their neighborhood boundaries as long as the schools have available room and families are able to provide transportation. If you are interested in enrolling your child through the open enrollment process, please enroll at the specific school of interest within Yuma School District One and Crane School District. Yuma Union High School District requires that families enroll at the district office at 3150 S. Avenue A. Parents are typically notified immediately if their children have been approved for open enrollment.
Quick Checklist for School Moves
Most school offices will be closed from mid-June through end of July. You may download registration materials at all district websites and private/charter school websites. It is recommended to bring completed registration materials with you when offices open up, along with your documents.
Yuma School Districts
Yuma School District One, District Office, 928-502-4303
Crane School District Office, 928-373-3400
Yuma Union High School District, District Office, 928-502-4600
6 High Schools:
*All three Yuma school districts now have an open enrollment policy. Class sizes range from 28 – 35.
Breakfast and lunch are served daily at all district one schools. Meals provided are in compliance with USDA regulations & meet the school meal initiative requirement. Meals, foods and beverages sold or served at schools meet state and federal requirements based on the USDA Dietary Guidelines.
Bus transportation is provided to students whose families reside on MCAS Yuma. Free bus transportation is provided to students who reside two miles or more away from the school in their regular attendance area. The transportation department supports all district area needs, including special needs transportation, and accommodates all extracurricular & activity trips.
Before and After School Programs
As part of our dedication to our students and parents, Yuma School District One offers a before and after school program called “Right At School” at some of their school sites. Please visit the Yuma School District One website to learn what specific schools sites offer the “Right At School” program.
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If you need additional information, please contact the School District Offices.
Click here for the Yuma Area Schools Listing, and information about Public, Private & Charter Schools.
Also, review the MCAS Yuma School Liaison website for information regarding the School Liaison Program services and school options.
Please click here for guidelines for homeschooling a child in Yuma County.
The Education Center is staffed with friendly counselors who can assist with education and career counseling. Please contact us or visit us at the Education Center so we may help you with your educational journey. We look forward to hearing from you.
VOLUNTARY EDUCTION’S PROGRAMS & SERVICES