Bellflower High School serves 2,247 students in grades 7-12.
Bellflower High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 7-12
- Enrollment: 2,247 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 97%
- Graduation Rate: 97% (Top 5% in CA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20%
- Math Proficiency: 40-59% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: ≥90% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Bellflower High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Bellflower High School's student population of 2,247 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Bellflower High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Bellflower High School is 0.36, 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
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#479 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bellflower High School's ranking?
Bellflower High School is ranked #479 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while ≥90% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bellflower High School?
The graduation rate of Bellflower High School is 97%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.
How many students attend Bellflower High School?
2,247 students attend Bellflower High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Bellflower High School students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 6% of students are Asian, 3% of students are White, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bellflower High School?
Bellflower High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Bellflower High School offer ?
Bellflower High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Bellflower High School part of?
Bellflower High School is part of Bellflower Unified School District.
View the Bellflower High School yearly calendar below.
This school is the best.
Review Bellflower High School. 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
A Story of Overcoming Common Reading Difficulties
Follow the story of Sarah, a fictional character who overcame common reading difficulties with the help of the three cueing system. This blog post explores the advantages and disadvantages of the three cueing system and provides strategies for implementing it effectively.
Voucher Program Update: Florida
Many states now offer voucher programs. We look at the voucher program available in Florida.
Standardized tests have a long history in American K-12 education. We examine what standardized tests evaluate and more.