5620 Quinn St.
Bell Gardens, CA 90201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bell Gardens Elementary School serves 872 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bell Gardens Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 872 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bell Gardens Elementary School's student population of 872 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
872 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Bell Gardens Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bell Gardens Elementary School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3220 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bell Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bell Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bell Gardens Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
99%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
n/a
22%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bell Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.02
This chart display the diversity score of Bell Gardens Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bell Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bell Gardens Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Bell Gardens Elementary School?

872 students attend Bell Gardens Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

99% of Bell Gardens Elementary School students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Bell Gardens Elementary School?

Bell Gardens Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Bell Gardens Elementary School offer ?

Bell Gardens Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Bell Gardens Elementary School part of?

Bell Gardens Elementary School is part of Montebello Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 872 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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