Yuma Elementary School

Basic Information

Address: Yuma Elementary School 130 Grover Cleveland Lane Gate City, VA 24251
County: Scott
District: Scott
Phone Number: (276) 386-3109
Fax Number: (276)386-4274
Principal: Kathy C. Musick

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Additional Information

School Type: Pre-K- 6th grade- Elementary
Accreditation: State and Federal ; AdVanced Ed-SACS
District ID: 084
School ID: 0790
State School ID: 0790
Grade Level: Pre-K, K-5, 6-8
Founded: Yuma Elementary was built in 1968.
School Setting:

Yuma Elementary School is one of seven elementary schools in Scott County, Virginia. There are approximately 220 students enrolled in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. The school is located on state route 614, approximately eight miles south of Gate City, Virginia, and one mile north of theTennessee state line.

The first school built in this immediate area was started in 1884 and was named Cleveland in honor of President Grover Cleveland. The school contained both elementary and secondary students until 1955, when the secondary students were consolidated into Gate City High School. The present building was first used in the fall of 1968. At that time the name was changed from

School Schedule (Hours in Day): 7 hours
School Days in Calendar Year: 180
School Colors: Blue and White

Yuma, Virginia

School Size: 227
Classroom Size: 18.9
Classroom Teachers: 14
Student/Teacher Ratio: 18.9 1
Support Services:

Our school offers the following services:
Special Education
Title One
Reading Specialist
Media Specialist
Guidance Counselor
1/2 day nurse

Camp Programs: No
After School Programs: Yes
PTA Organization: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

We have a 30 computer lab. Each classroom has three computers for student use.

School Championships:

Our school has been a Distinquished Title One School for the last 5 years. We were also awarded the Educational Excellence Award by the state of Virginia. In 2006 we were recognized as a Blue Ribbon School.

Lunch Availability: 10:45- 12:30
Parking Spaces/Availability:


Uniform Guidelines:


Mission Statement:

Yuma’s team of students, parents, staff and community members believe that by providing students with an enriched learning environment, by empowering students to be problem solvers, and by ensuring an atmosphere of cooperation and respect, our students will become life-long learners, improving their lives, their communities and our world.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

To empower life-long learners.

Enrollment Characteristics: Pre-K - 6th grade