Bellflower High School



Bellflower High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bellflower High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 1
7 488
8 513
9 488
10 534
11 494
12 421
UG 1

Bellflower High School is a public high school of the Bellflower Unf School District located in Bellflower, CA. It has 2,940 students in grades 7th through 12th. Bellflower High School is the 73rd largest public high school in California and the 275th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,940
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 119.85

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Bellflower High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,473
(50%)
3,488
(52%)
 Female 1,467
(50%)
3,195
(48%)

Bellflower High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,109
(72%)
3,966
(59%)
 Black 377
(13%)
987
(15%)
 Asian 193
(7%)
613
(9%)
 White 174
(6%)
843
(13%)
 Two or More 47
(2%)
175
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 31
(1%)
79
(1%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
20
(0%)

Bellflower High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,655
(56%)
3,074
(46%)
 Not Eligible 803
(27%)
2,578
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 482
(16%)
1,031
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bellflower High School is ranked 36th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bellflower High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.7%) is higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bellflower High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3265
2006 3171
2007 3132
2008 3186
2009 3116
2010 2985
2011 2913
2012 2940

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.9
2006 22.6
2007 20.9
2008 23.3
2009 22.4
2010 N/A
2011 23.6
2012 24.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55803981623277
2006 0.57048249763482
2007 0.59993614303959
2008 0.60608913998745
2009 0.65789473684211
2010 0.73366834170854
2011 0.74253347064882
2012 0.72687074829932

Compare Bellflower High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,450.0% 24.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 72.7%
 

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Public 07 - 12 2,940 24.5:1  
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