About This School
A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.
Bell Gardens High School had an API growth score of 686 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Bell Gardens High School's 2012 base score was 667 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, Bell Gardens High School had 25 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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Students Per Teacher (2010)
Subsidized Lunch (2011)
District Spending (2010)
In 2010, the Montebello Unified School District spent $9,327 per student. In 2010 the district spent 61% on instruction, 35% on support services, and 4% on other services.
All Grades Integrated/Coordinated Science 1 Performance
Bell Gardens High School Reviews
this school is the most ugliest of all because it has gangsters and 3 people got shot and nobody would want to risk their life spent their life in that worthless school. :(
this school is useless
I've been a parent in this community for many years. I myself am a graduate of Bell Gardens. My heart is at this school. The people there are great. My three sons have graduated from the school and have good jobs. What more can you ask.
Bell Gardens High School is a great school. The teachers and staff go out of their way to accomodate student needs. Students come into the school with a multitude of issues, and greatly appreciate staff's dedication to their success. As with many schools, Bell Gardens is a work in progress. If I have to garde the staff and students, I would give it a giant B for BRAVO !!! Keep up the good work and making excellent progress.
About the CSTWhat is it?
The California Standards Test (CST) is an annual exam used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards. The CST is one of the five components of the STAR Program.Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 2 through 11 in English language arts and math, in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science, and in grades 8, 10 and 11 in history/social science. In grades 9 through 11, students may also be assessed in math and science, depending on course enrollment.How is it Scored?
Students receive one of five ratings: far below basic, below basic, basic, proficient or advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
About the CAHSEEWhat is it?
The California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) is used to measure student mastery of specific skills as determined by the state. Students must pass both sections of the exam in order to graduate from high school.Which Grades and Subjects?
Each student is assessed in grade 10 in English language arts and math. Students can retake the exam up to five times after grade 10.How is it Scored?
The CAHSEE is an untimed pass/fail test. The goal is for all students to pass both sections of the test.
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High Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Faith Christian Academy 0.6 miles||n/a|
|Heritage Christian School 1.4 miles||n/a|
|Elizabeth Learning Center 1.8 miles|
|Vail High (Continuation) High School 1.9 miles|
|Maywood Academy High School 2.1 miles|