Bellflower Alternative Education Center

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  • Bellflower Alternative Education Center serves 13 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Bellflower Alternative Education Center placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Bellflower Alternative Education Center operates within the Bellflower Unified School District.
  • Bellflower Unified School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

  • Bellflower Alternative Education Center's student population of 13 students has declined by 72% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students13 students
Gender %Bellflower Alternative Education Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Students by GradeBellflower Alternative Education Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Bellflower Alternative Education Center is ranked within the top 30% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bellflower Alternative Education Center is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio4:124:1
Hispanic
62%
54%
Black
15%
6%
White
23%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsBellflower Alternative Education Center All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.550.41
Graduation Rate
93%
89%
Bellflower Alternative Education Center Graduation Rate (2011-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
30%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Bellflower Alternative Education Center is Bellflower Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bellflower Unified School District's student population of 12,663 students has decreased by 7% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 85% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $8,720 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,055 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameBellflower Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    15
    4
    Number of Students Managed12,6631,585
    Bellflower Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    29%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    92%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$120 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$124 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$8,720$11,049
    District Spending / Student$9,055$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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