Somerset Continuation High School

Tel: (562)804-6548
  • Somerset Continuation High School serves 233 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Somerset Continuation High School operates within the Bellflower Unified School District.
  • Bellflower Unified School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 233 students has declined by 35% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students233 students
Gender %Somerset Continuation High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Students by GradeSomerset Continuation High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:124:1
Hispanic
67%
54%
Black
20%
6%
White
10%
24%
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsSomerset Continuation High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.510.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%

District Comparison

  • Bellflower Unified School District's student population of 12,663 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 67% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,720 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,055 is less than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameBellflower Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
4
Number of Students Managed12,6631,564
Bellflower Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate90%83%
Bellflower Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2016)
District Total Revenue$120 MM$17 MM
Bellflower Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$124 MM$18 MM
Bellflower Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$8,720$10,991
Bellflower Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$9,055$11,482
Bellflower Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • Bellflower Ramona Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 610 students
    0.1 miles
    9351 E. Laurel St.
    Bellflower, CA 90706
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  • Bellflower Bellflower Alternative Education Center Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 13 students
    0.2 miles
    16703 S. Clark Ave.
    Bellflower, CA 90706
    (562)866-9011
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    Grades: K-5 | 723 students
    0.7 miles
    8571 E. Flower St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8044
    0.7 K-5 723
  • Paramount Alondra Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 955 students
    0.8 miles
    16200 Downey Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8004
    0.8 6-8 955
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    Grades: K-5 | 454 students
    0.9 miles
    8600 Jefferson St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8024
    0.9 K-5 454

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Did You Know?
California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.