Bell Gardens Elementary



Bell Gardens Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bell Gardens Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 186
1 178
2 195
3 209
4 189
5 194
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bell Gardens Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bell Gardens, CA in the Montebello Unf School District. It enrolls 1,151 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bell Gardens Elementary is the 82nd largest public school in California and the 553rd largest nationally. It has 31.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,151
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 31.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 553rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 82nd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,971st out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 340th out of 6,159

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Bell Gardens Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 586
(51%)
10,283
(51%)
 Female 565
(49%)
9,851
(49%)

Bell Gardens Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,149
(100%)
19,223
(95%)
 White 1
(0%)
282
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
432
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
64
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
57
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
57
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Bell Gardens Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,148
(100%)
17,415
(86%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
1,795
(9%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
924
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Bell Gardens Elementary is ranked 12th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bell Gardens Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bell Gardens Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1087
2006 1039
2007 1034
2008 987
2009 1018
2010 1193
2011 1157
2012 1151

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 19.2
2007 18.5
2008 20.1
2009 21.7
2010 N/A
2011 30.1
2012 31.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95492180312787
2006 0.90279114533205
2007 0.9284332688588
2008 0.99696048632219
2009 0.93320235756385
2010 0.68650461022632
2011 0.13223854796889
2012 0.99739357080799

Compare Bell Gardens Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
3,110.0% 31.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 99.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 1,151 31.1:1  
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Bell Gardens Christian School
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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