Yuma Catholic High School

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Yuma Catholic High School
2100 West 28th Street
Yuma, Arizona, (Yuma County), 85364
United States
Coordinates 32°40′36″N 114°38′41″W / 32.67667°N 114.64472°W / 32.67667; -114.64472Coordinates: 32°40′36″N 114°38′41″W / 32.67667°N 114.64472°W / 32.67667; -114.64472
Type Private, Coeducational
Motto Sapientia et Gratia (Wisdom and Grace)
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 2000
Oversight Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson
Principal A. Valenzuela
Grades 912
Enrollment 320±[1] (October 1, 2014)
Color(s) Navy Blue, Old Gold and Green             
Mascot Shamrock
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools,[2]
Western Catholic Educational Association
Dean of Students Mike Glynn
Athletic Director Rhett Stallworth

Yuma Catholic High School (YCHS) in Yuma, Arizona is a private Catholic high school that provides a college preparatory education. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson.


Yuma Catholic High School is recognized as one of the top chess schools in the state, with no state championships. After a grueling season in the 2013-2014 year, head coach Dean Cain is looking for the state title.[citation needed][3]


Yuma Catholic's varsity football team is currently #1 in Arizona Division V.

Notes and references[edit]


  1. ^ AIA 2012 enrollment figures
  2. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2009-06-23. [dead link]
  3. ^ Smith, Joseph. "Chess Arizona". https://www.maxprep.com. 
  4. ^ https://www.maxpreps.com/