Bell Gardens High School



Bell Gardens High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bell Gardens High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 774
10 815
11 695
12 759

Bell Gardens High School is a public high school of the Montebello Unified School District located in Bell Gardens, CA. It has 3,043 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bell Gardens High School is the 47th largest public high school in California and the 247th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 27.5 to 1.

Total Students: 3,043
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 110.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 247th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 47th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,365th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 94th out of 2,608

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Bell Gardens High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,563
(51%)
4,649
(48%)
 Male 1,480
(49%)
4,951
(52%)

Bell Gardens High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 3,020
(99%)
9,085
(95%)
 White 11
(0%)
151
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(0%)
32
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
282
(3%)
 Black 1
(0%)
32
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

Bell Gardens High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,467
(81%)
7,033
(73%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 337
(11%)
1,245
(13%)
 Not Eligible 239
(8%)
1,322
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bell Gardens High School is ranked 4th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bell Gardens High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

Bell Gardens High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3626
2006 3331
2007 3375
2008 3658
2009 3570
2010 3449
2011 3269
2012 3153
2013 3137
2014 2983
2015 3043

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 28.6
2006 26
2007 24.2
2008 26.1
2009 24.8
2010 N/A
2011 22.2
2012 22.4
2013 21.8
2014 21.3
2015 27.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64837286265858
2006 0.69558691083759
2007 0.85096296296296
2008 0.85921268452706
2009 0.8515406162465
2010 0.83763409683966
2011
2012 0.89946083095465
2013 0.90181702263309
2014 0.91418035534697
2015 0.92145908642787

Compare Bell Gardens High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,750.0% 27.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 92.1%
 

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