Bell High School

4328 Bell Ave, Bell, CA 90201 | (323) 832-4700
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 4,301
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 4328 Bell Ave., Bell, CA 90201
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 4,301
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 168.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 25.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 2,272 (52.8%)
  • Females: 2,029 (47.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 126 (2.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 3,604 (83.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 3,730 (86.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Bell High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian140.3%
Black60.1%
Asian130.3%
Hispanic4,21798.0%
White461.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Bell High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade70.2%
9th Grade1,21628.3%
10th Grade1,26629.4%
11th Grade1,08625.2%
12th Grade72616.9%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
68.1%
District:
69.1%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
1.3%
District:
3.7%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
6.0%
District:
26.9%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
16.2%
District:
31.9%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 95.9%
Number of Certificated Staff: 235.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 11.7
Average Age
School:
41.0
District:
46.7
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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4 reviews for Bell High School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on September 19, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school actually had a large number of great teachers; The problem however is that they have so many student to be able to provide the much needed help.
    Many of the new teachers were former student and hold degrees from Berkeley, Stanford, UCLA, Yale, Harvard, NYU, USC,and Columbia just to name a few. The school may not be preforming at the level that it should, however we must realize that as motivating as these teachers might be, parents need to play a crucial part to raise the bar.
    Once this school becomes a tradition school, we can only hope that Bell will begin to send more students to college.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 10, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • bell rock's my sister goes here and she is doing great. better than her old high school hp.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 01, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is really good, its the best compared to the rest of high schools around this area. The teachers are great and going really prepared me for collage.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on February 01, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is really good, it's the best compared to the rest of high schools around this area. The teachers are great and going really prepared me for college.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Bell High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST Earth Science
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Integrated/Coordinated Science
  • CST Physics
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: No
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 1997-1998
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 5
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 15.3%
Average Combined Score: 17.1
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 17.2%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 26.2%
Average Combined Score: 1,223.8
Critical Reading Average: 397.9
Math Average: 414.6
Writing Average: 411.4
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 10.8%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201031.0%11.0%22.0%
200933.0%10.0%21.0%
200811.0%9.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201084.0%42.0%69.0%
200987.0%36.0%65.0%
200875.0%36.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201049.0%27.0%55.0%
200932.0%23.0%51.0%
200829.0%25.0%52.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201030.0%36.0%54.0%
200925.0%32.0%50.0%
200821.0%31.0%49.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20108.0%13.0%17.0%
20099.0%13.0%17.0%
20085.0%11.0%18.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201026.0%21.0%46.0%
200934.0%23.0%47.0%
200818.0%19.0%43.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
201015.0%13.0%19.0%
20097.0%9.0%15.0%
20084.0%7.0%5.0%
 
CST World History Test
20106.0%21.0%45.0%
20095.0%18.0%41.0%
20082.0%15.0%36.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201036.0%8.0%12.0%
200919.0%6.0%11.0%
200811.0%5.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201060.0%21.0%40.0%
200949.0%18.0%37.0%
200851.0%17.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201020.0%29.0%38.0%
200913.0%24.0%34.0%
20088.0%23.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201032.0%17.0%47.0%
200926.0%15.0%44.0%
200820.0%13.0%41.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201027.0%33.0%45.0%
200925.0%31.0%44.0%
200820.0%29.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20107.0%6.0%14.0%
20098.0%6.0%14.0%
20084.0%5.0%12.0%
 
CST Science Test
201028.0%32.0%46.0%
200924.0%30.0%44.0%
200815.0%25.0%40.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201081.0%53.0%75.0%
200992.0%42.0%71.0%
200856.0%44.0%68.0%
 
CST World History Test
201032.0%28.0%42.0%
200923.0%24.0%38.0%
200818.0%19.0%33.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201022.0%6.0%8.0%
200913.0%6.0%8.0%
20086.0%5.0%5.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201013.0%6.0%14.0%
200921.0%6.0%12.0%
20089.0%5.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201028.0%29.0%46.0%
200912.0%26.0%41.0%
20086.0%26.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201016.0%15.0%30.0%
20097.0%13.0%27.0%
20081.0%11.0%25.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201028.0%34.0%42.0%
200924.0%32.0%40.0%
200813.0%27.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20106.0%3.0%6.0%
20094.0%3.0%7.0%
20082.0%2.0%6.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201035.0%26.0%53.0%
200927.0%22.0%50.0%
200816.0%19.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201047.0%31.0%50.0%
200960.0%27.0%47.0%
200816.0%25.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201034.0%33.0%45.0%
200928.0%31.0%44.0%
200817.0%25.0%38.0%
 
CST World History Test
201020.0%14.0%15.0%
200912.0%8.0%11.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
200937.0%34.0%26.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201032.0%22.0%31.0%
200926.0%19.0%28.0%
200811.0%17.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201034.0%16.0%31.0%
200939.0%15.0%28.0%
200828.0%13.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201028.0%28.0%46.0%
200919.0%24.0%42.0%
200814.0%24.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201021.0%16.0%38.0%
200914.0%14.0%36.0%
20084.0%12.0%32.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201019.0%30.0%33.0%
200928.0%25.0%28.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
20108.0%20.0%27.0%
20099.0%17.0%26.0%
20085.0%15.0%27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201011.0%14.0%27.0%
200913.0%14.0%26.0%
20088.0%11.0%24.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
201015.0%3.0%16.0%
20097.0%7.0%13.0%
20084.0%2.0%11.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201035.0%24.0%49.0%
200925.0%20.0%46.0%
200818.0%18.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201054.0%35.0%54.0%
200968.0%30.0%50.0%
200823.0%29.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201029.0%27.0%41.0%
200920.0%23.0%38.0%
200814.0%18.0%33.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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