Bell Gardens Intermediate

  • Bell Gardens Intermediate serves 1,141 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

Top Placements

Bell Gardens Intermediate places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Bell Gardens Intermediate's student population of 1,141 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,141 students
This chart display total students of Bell Gardens Intermediate by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Bell Gardens Intermediate
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Bell Gardens Intermediate by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Bell Gardens Intermediate by grade.

School Comparison

  • Bell Gardens Intermediate's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bell Gardens Intermediate is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7019 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bell Gardens Intermediate 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bell Gardens Intermediate 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio31:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bell Gardens Intermediate and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Bell Gardens Intermediate and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bell Gardens Intermediate and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
98%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bell Gardens Intermediate and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bell Gardens Intermediate and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2001-02 school year data.
White
n/a
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bell Gardens Intermediate and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bell Gardens Intermediate.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.040.64
This chart display the diversity score of Bell Gardens Intermediate and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bell Gardens Intermediate and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bell Gardens Intermediate and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontebello Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

5  
This school is great.Everything is good there.There might be trouble here and there with students and teachers but everythings cool.Parents are involved at this school a lot.The Pta is good for alittle.
- Posted by

Review Bell Gardens Intermediate. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Across the country, public schools are being caught red-handed in manipulating their test scores, graduation rates, and campus safety data. Learn about why schools are cheating and how they are distorting the truth.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?
The high school graduation rate is in a constant state of change and dropout rates affect more than the individual student. Read on to learn about factors influencing high school graduation rates and what schools can do to improve them.