Bell Gardens school information

IndexBell GardensCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores21%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schools53,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Bell Gardens, CA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bell Gardens public schools have average test scores of 21% which is 44% lower than than the California average and 57% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bell Gardens public schools is 24:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 48.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 43.0% have completed high school, 5.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bell Gardens are 57% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Bell Gardens.
  • 48.2% of people in Bell Gardens have completed 8th grade.
  • 43.0% of people in Bell Gardens have completed high school.
  • 5.1% of people in Bell Gardens have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bell Gardens

IndexBell GardensCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade48.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school43.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college19.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree9.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors5.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Bell Gardens (high school & post-secondary)

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San Marino, CA13,32485%74%
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
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Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
Bell Gardens, CA42,80521%57%

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Moline, IL42,80524%52%
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Belleville, IL42,72929%42%
Bell Gardens, CA42,80521%57%
Source: The Bell Gardens, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.