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Somerset Continuation High School

Preschool | Grades 9-12 | Bellflower Unified
9242 East Laurel St
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-6548

About This School

Somerset Continuation High School is located in Bellflower, CA and is one of 16 schools in Bellflower Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 340 students in grades 9-12.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Somerset Continuation High School's test results to learn more about school performance.

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.

Somerset Continuation High School had an API growth score of 545 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Somerset Continuation High School's 2012 base score was 587 and the school did not meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Somerset Continuation High School had 23 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

37% 63%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

per student
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Somerset Continuation High School Reviews

By , a Former Student on

i have personally seen this school take the lives of the students with no where to turn and turn them around. for me personally this school was a savior. i never would have graduated if they hadnt given me a chance

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