Gowan Science Academy

Gowan Science Academy is a public charter school in Yuma, AZ located near MCAS Yuma. The school is located fairly close to base, with a 5-15 minute commute door to door.

This school serves children in grades 1-6, as of the 2015-2016 school year. Crane School District, which Gowan is a part of, seems highly military friendly. The district home page provides many military resource options and links to military sponsored programs for school aged children.

Great Schools has given this school a rating of 10/10. Their science scores are exceptional (98% for the 2014-2015 school year), and their ELA and math scores are average/high average (69% each for 2014-2015 school year). There are no community reviews of this school.

What MilFams Say:

This school is above average. The classes are innovative and science-based. Reading and writing are taught with an emphasis on non-fiction. There are clubs and special activities for all children. Free lunch is provided for everyone. Busing is also provided, and the buses do go on-base. The school made parents and children feel welcome. Extra support or academic challenges are provided as needed. The school regularly communicates with parents. There is a late January lottery in order to be enrolled in the school. Contact the school for more information.