Bell Senior High School
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 2,383 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
- Minority Enrollment: 95%
- Graduation Rate: 85% (Btm 50% in CA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 32% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 66% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Bell Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
- Bell High School is a secondary school in Bell, California, United States. The school, which serves grades 9 through 12, is a part of District 6 of the Los Angeles Unified School District.
- Its motto is "Honor lies in honest toil, its mascot is the eagle, and the school colors are purple and gold. The only high school in the City of Bell, also serves the surrounding cities of Cudahy and Maywood. Some portions of Huntington Park and Maywood are zoned to both Bell High School and Huntington Park High School.
- History: The school opened October 23, 1925. In 2005, South East High School in South Gate opened, relieving Bell. In 2006, Maywood Academy High School opened. The project page describes the school, a non-zoned magnet school, to have relieved Bell.
- Notable alumni: Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, cartoonist and hot-rod icon; John Ferraro, U.S. politician; Marvin Benard, athlete, MLB; Bobby Magallanes, athlete, MLB; Efrain Flores; Jayson Villar.
- Sports: Football; Soccer; Basketball; Baseball; Tennis; Wrestling; Volleyball; Softball; Cross-Country/Track & Field; Cheerleading; The Bell High Marching Eagles; Short Flags/ Tall Flags; Swimming.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bell Senior High School's ranking?
Bell Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 20%).
What schools are Bell Senior High School often compared to?
Bell Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Huntington Park Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
32% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bell Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Bell Senior High School is 85%, which is equal to the California state average of 85%.
How many students attend Bell Senior High School?
2,383 students attend Bell Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Bell Senior High School students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bell Senior High School?
Bell Senior High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Bell Senior High School offer ?
Bell Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Bell Senior High School part of?
Bell Senior High School is part of Los Angeles Unified School District.
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