Bellflower Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 10,669 students in Bellflower Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Bellflower Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Bellflower Unified School District are Las Flores Home Education Independent Study Academy, Stephen Foster Elementary School and Esther Lindstrom Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Bellflower Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Bellflower Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Bellflower Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
15 Schools
10,289 Schools
# Students
10,669 Students
5,950,762 Students
# Teachers
467 Teachers
264,737 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Bellflower Unified School District, which is ranked #922 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#916 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bellflower Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bellflower Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bellflower Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bellflower Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.54
0.63
# American Indian Students
42 Students
28,341 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
876 Students
702,306 Students
% Asian Students
8%
12%
# Hispanic Students
7,073 Students
3,302,330 Students
% Hispanic Students
66%
56%
# Black Students
1,332 Students
306,500 Students
% Black Students
13%
5%
# White Students
878 Students
1,289,869 Students
% White Students
8%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
103 Students
25,742 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
365 Students
294,082 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
681
457,990
# Students in 1st Grade:
760
423,037
# Students in 2nd Grade:
778
429,215
# Students in 3rd Grade:
787
436,003
# Students in 4th Grade:
782
443,754
# Students in 5th Grade:
814
446,040
# Students in 6th Grade:
799
437,468
# Students in 7th Grade:
854
457,337
# Students in 8th Grade:
842
464,787
# Students in 9th Grade:
928
499,546
# Students in 10th Grade:
876
493,556
# Students in 11th Grade:
830
477,454
# Students in 12th Grade:
938
484,575
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,995 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,522. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,847 is less than the state median of $19,618. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$160 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bellflower Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$158 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Bellflower Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,995
$19,522
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bellflower Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,847
$19,618
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bellflower Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Bellflower Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Las Flores Home Education Independent Study Academy
Alternative School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10039 E. Palm St.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-6565
Grades: K-12
| 213 students
Rank: #22.
Stephen Foster Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5223 E. Bigelow St.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-6518
Grades: K-6
| 579 students
Rank: #33.
Esther Lindstrom Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5900 N. Canehill St.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-6525
Grades: K-6
| 625 students
Rank: #44.
Bellflower Alternative Education Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
16703 S. Clark Ave.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 866-9011
Grades: K-12
| 15 students
Rank: #55.
Intensive Learning Center
Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4718 E. Michelson St.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 633-6492
Grades: K-6
| 701 students
Rank: #66.
Albert Baxter Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
14929 Cerritos Ave.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 531-1602
Grades: K-6
| 323 students
Rank: #77.
Ramona Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9351 E. Laurel St.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-6532
Grades: K-6
| 467 students
Rank: #88.
Mayfair High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6000 N. Woodruff Ave.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 925-9981
Grades: 7-12
| 2,820 students
Rank: #99.
Ernie Pyle Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14500 S. Woodruff Ave.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-6528
Grades: K-6
| 393 students
Rank: #1010.
Bellflower High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15301 S. Mcnab Ave.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 920-1801
Grades: 7-12
| 2,247 students
Rank: #1111.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
10027 E. Rose St.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-6521
Grades: K-6
| 463 students
Rank: #1212.
Frank E. Woodruff Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15332 S. Eucalyptus St.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-6545
Grades: K-6
| 481 students
Rank: #1313.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
9725 E. Jefferson St.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-6535
Grades: K-6
| 652 students
Rank: #1414.
Craig Williams Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6144 N. Clark Ave.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-6540
Grades: K-6
| 569 students
Rank: #1515.
Somerset Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
9242 E. Laurel St.
Bellflower, CA 90706
(562) 804-6548
Grades: 7-12
| 121 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Bellflower Unified School District
  • 16703 S. Clark Ave., Bellflower, CA, 90706-5203
  • (562) 866-9011
  • busd.k12.ca.us
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 10,669 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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