PROFICIENCY 25% 34% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Los Angeles Unified

Bell Senior High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Los Angeles Unified" in Bell, CA. There are a total of 3,256 students and 137 teachers at Bell Senior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 2,722 free lunch students and 197 reduced lunch students.

Bell Senior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 25.0%, which is 34% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch2722
Reduced lunch197


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Bell Senior High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School12%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School38%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Bell Senior High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 2.0% 7.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.2% 8.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 0.1% 6.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 97.6% 76.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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Bell demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)14,36823291
Median age30.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Speak English11%56%79%
Speak Spanish86%29%13%

Education level achieved in Bell

Completed 8th grade50.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school47.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college28.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree12.8%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Bell Senior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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