Bellflower Unified School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 11,923 students in Bellflower Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 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 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameBellflower Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.busd.k12.ca.us
School District Phone Number(562) 866-9011
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools15 Schools10,337 Schools
# of Students11,923 Students6,194,425 Students
# of Teachers523 Teachers264,623 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1

District Rank

Bellflower Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 989 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 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#916 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
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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%
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Graduation Rate
92%
84%
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Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.550.64
# of American Indian Students52 Students32,923 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students1,022 Students718,723 Students
% Asian Students
9%
12%
# of Hispanic Students7,694 Students3,364,711 Students
% Hispanic Students
64%
54%
# of Black Students1,522 Students337,249 Students
% Black Students
13%
5%
# of White Students1,186 Students1,436,577 Students
% White Students
10%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students102 Students28,735 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# of Two or more races Students345 Students272,835 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 18
# of Students in Kindergarten:962530,196
# of Students in 1st Grade:837456,718
# of Students in 2nd Grade:906454,144
# of Students in 3rd Grade:832445,871
# of Students in 4th Grade:944465,072
# of Students in 5th Grade:896470,456
# of Students in 6th Grade:982484,451
# of Students in 7th Grade:889474,188
# of Students in 8th Grade:899471,709
# of Students in 9th Grade:961493,048
# of Students in 10th Grade:962481,274
# of Students in 11th Grade:931473,176
# of Students in 12th Grade:922485,988
# of Ungraded Students: - 8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,280 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,701 is less than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$158 MM$28 MM
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Spending$151 MM$27 MM
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Revenue / Student$13,280$15,053
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Revenue / Student$12,701$14,597
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Best Bellflower Unified School District Public Schools (2021)

  • 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 | 197 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 | 721 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 | 844 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 | 715 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 | 411 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 | 552 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 | 2,839 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 | 496 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 | 2,471 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 | 557 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 | 528 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 | 724 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 | 664 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 | 189 students
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