Gila Ridge High School

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Gila Ridge High School
7150 East 24th Street
Yuma, Arizona 85365
Coordinates 32°41′08″N 114°30′38″W / 32.685419°N 114.510689°W / 32.685419; -114.510689Coordinates: 32°41′08″N 114°30′38″W / 32.685419°N 114.510689°W / 32.685419; -114.510689
School district Yuma Union High School District
Principal Shawn Wehrer
Enrollment 1,823 (October 1, 2012)[1]
Color(s) Carolina Blue and white          
Mascot Hawk

Gila Ridge High School is a high school in Yuma, Arizona, United States. It is part of the Yuma Union High School District. It opened to freshman and sophomores for the 2007/08 school year. The school mascot is the hawk. The school is located on 24th St, which is home to many other schools in the Yuma County District, including Desert Mesa Elementary, Mary A. Otondo Elementary, and Castle Dome Middle School. Gila Ridge is also located west of Arizona Western College.

In May 2010, Gila Ridge High School held its first graduation, of students who had started at Gila Ridge as sophomores. In May 2011, the school's four-year graduating students became known as the first "100% Hawk" class. Gila Ridge High School also won the City Championship title (Football) in 2014. The Hawks took the title from the Cibola Raiders who had held the title for the past seven years straight.


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