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7-12
Public
Bellflower, CA
Students enrolled: 2,913

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15301 South Mcnab Avenue
Bellflower, CA 90706

(562) 920-1801
(562) 804-2387
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September 04, 2012
interested in information concernining progress of students, discipline and activities. How the students are performing on college tests for entrance.

- submitted by a community member
August 15, 2012
I am a former student at BHS (Class of 1990). My two eldest children graduated from BHS (Class of 2010, and 2012) and they had nothing but the best experiences. People should understand that schools cannot stand alone especially with the economic crisis that our schools are going through. It takes a village to raise a child and some parents want to leave all the responsibility to the teachers. Motivate your children and teach them respect. Attend your school meetings and make the administration aware of problems and offer to help. You wanted to have children do your part! Treat your children well, teach them values, morals, importance of education and you will see that the majority of situations is not the school, it's you. Bellflower High has come a long way due to Mr. Perry who genuinely cares. I have an 8th grader at the moment who does exceptionally well. All of them have attended Bellflower Schools and the first two are currently attending universities. Go Bucs!

- submitted by a parent
December 21, 2011
I attended Bellflower High School/Middle school from 2001-2007, when I graduated. This quality of education, and the quality of teachers that I had during my time at this school were great. If i could turn back time, I would, just to experience it all over again.

- submitted by a community member
November 20, 2011
Wow! No recent updates? Scary! My daughter will be attending BMS from West Middle School! What kind of teacher will she encounter? People that only do their job? What kind of staff will I encounter as a parent? I am very concern! What about the curriculum?mmmm. My daughter is honor roll student and looking forward to continue in it. and its thanks to dedicated, kind and pleasant teachers that teach well, encourage, respect, welcomes students with a smile on their face with no yelling and always looking forwards to help the student. Counselors are great as well as the principal!

- submitted by a parent
November 05, 2011
Most of these reviews are outdated. The input is useful, however, it does not serve the purpose of expressing what type of school Bellflower is NOW. For the past few years, Bellflower has really bloomed into an above average institution. This progress is because of Mr. Perry's, principal of Bellflower High, outstanding leadership and determination to provide students with educated teachers who actually care about our education. I'm currently a junior attending Bellflower, and I must say, we are really upping the ante this year. A student from BHS can go to UCLA, Stanford, CalTech, UC Berkeley, etc. if he tries hard enough. So please, don't look to those reviews that are old and ABSOLUTELY DO NOT REFLECT the school that Bellflower is now.

- submitted by a community member
August 28, 2011
As a former student myself (1999-2003)I find my experience to be rather dissapointing, like every school Bellflower High/ Middle offers many activities & opportunities for the students to be involved in & make use to obtain social, communicational, & beneficial....however if the students parent(s) are not productive in the students life then dont expect for the child to advantage of the education being offered to him/her. The majority of the school staff dont care, and are just there to simply "do their job"...give your child the curriculm...test them...and grade them. If a student is manifesting any type of "abnormal/ or defiant" behavior...dont expect to have a counselor "reach out" and "help".....they rather not deal w/the students personal drama that occurs at home. Although some teachers can be "more involved" than others ie; phone call the parent(s), speak w/the counselor. Most prefer to simply give detention or expell the student. Ii think w/todays society, illegal activity, and peer pressure students should have some sort of moral support or counseling when teachera fear it is disrupting the students concentration & overall education.

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December 17, 2009
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no rating December 12, 2009
i am currently attendin bellflower high school. im in the ninth grade and love it here. this school is really fun and all the people in this school rock all of the administraters are really cool like Mr. Aleman and Mr. Vasquez are the best. i have really enjoyed this school since the seventh grade. and by the way this schools extracurricular activities are really fun and all the sports as well. this school has really improved over the years. i have met my life in bhs to be really fun all i need to do is bring my grades up. . . :)

- submitted by a student
August 29, 2009
I attended Bellflower High School and just recently grduated. I will admit when I first started attending BHS I wasn't very happy with some of the teachers. They didn't get the message they were trying to teach across very well and my grades were slipping. In my 10th grade year our new principal Mr. Joseph Perry stepped up to the plate. Since he came to our school he has implemented many things that have helped our school. Now when students litter they get citations from on campus sherriff's. Discipline is always taken care of in a timely manner with fair consequences and the administration isn't unfair in their treatment of all students. I will miss some of the teachers who aren't going to be there, but the teacher's I have met in my life at BHS have encouraged me to go for what I want.

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August 19, 2009
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June 09, 2009
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May 20, 2009
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April 11, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2009
i am a in grade 7. i think i really improved from all f 's to straight a 's from the encouragement from my counsoler mr nickleson and mr. perry. bhs/bms rox!

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December 09, 2008
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October 16, 2008
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June 19, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 29, 2008
I am currently a senior at BHS. i think this school is improving a lot. after Mr. Perry showed up there has been numerous amounts of changes. rules are being enforced more and education is becoming a bigger focus of students. As a student i know many other students who do care about there grades. all the other students who seem to lack that drive most likely is becasue they dont have someone at home telling them how important an education is. this school is really great has many dedicated teachers and a really good set of administrators. i think that if every one would just put there part then this school would get pretty far.

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December 18, 2007
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December 07, 2007
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- submitted by a student
September 25, 2007
great school. bad lunches. but best school ive been in. =]

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June 19, 2007
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- submitted by a student
May 23, 2007
I have been attending Bellflower High for a couple of years and it really isn't as bad as it may seem. It ultimately depends on whether that specific student is motivated to learn or not. If the student cares about getting good grades then Bellflower High School will be a good education for them because they offer AP classes and are able to be around students who actually care to learn. Through hard work it is possible to go to Ivy League. Two guys in the class of 06 went to Yale and Stanford! From my experience, the regular classes are below average simply because everybody slacks off, but if you're student attends honors and AP classes there shouldn't be too much of a problem. The school's test scores are low only because there are plenty of students who bubble in whatever, which falsely represents the school quality of education.

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May 16, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2007
My child has been attending bhs as a 7th grader as of 2006. Iam concerned to see my child attend a non middle only-school. I have been observant and involved with my childs teachers so far. I know this school has new admin and will continue to support them. I know for a fact that parent involvement is crucial for the support not only to my child but for the teachers. I understand that they have their hands full teaching these many students p/day. As a parent i also acknowledge that teachers aren't responsible for teaching our kids manners or morals or proper behavior,nor should they endure lack of respect from the students. In my opinion bhs has issues to improve however, we as parents have them to. We can't expect for the schools to work well in-dependent of our participation. Get involved in any way you can!

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March 03, 2007
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February 22, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2007
As a recent former student, Bellflower is a horrible school with teachers that are not motivated. There are few exceptional teachers. Bellflower is very diverse and that makes it very diffilcult to teach students. The new principal is making many changes so if your children are young and the current principal stays, then hopefully Bellflower will be turned around. He imposes stronger rules and regulations.

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January 27, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2005
Bellflower school distrcit rocks .Its the best school in ca

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October 05, 2005
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September 20, 2005
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August 28, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2005
My daughter attended this school in the 9th grade and although she did have an overall positive experience some of the things that went on in the classrooms and on campus were pretty scary. Some of the teachers had little or no control of their students. However, the administration and teachers that dedicate themselves are very dedicated. I believe if parents were to become more involved, work hand in hand with the teachers instead of against them and more importantly make sure they hold their children accountable for their actions than this school would improve greatly.

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July 27, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
June 10, 2005
Love the school- very neat and clean and great teachers.

- submitted by a former student
May 06, 2005
This school provides a well rounded Education for the students. The academics are there as well as the Extracurricular activites. The staff is always there to provide help to the students and parents.

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March 07, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
December 19, 2004
With a solid faculty/administration present, this is a school that doesn't receive as much credit as it should.

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September 26, 2004
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- submitted by a former student
no rating June 09, 2004
I am not a parent but I go to this school and I will graduate in year 2008. This school has a great faculty and most students are caring and very generous. I would also like to add that 1 of our coolest teachers is retiring...Mr. Hammer. There are many oppurtunity's at this school and many counselors that can help with any problem that you or your child may have. So if you are having 2nd thoughts about this school you haven't met any of the great peole at this school.

- submitted by a student
May 04, 2004
I'm not a parent, I attended BHS 1991-1995, after having moved here from an European country. Most of my teachers were intelligent, committed individuals, although the lack of determination on the side of the students and the lack of participation from the parents did not promote a high quality learning experience. Extracuricular activities were plentiful, and were a great addition to the academia. Compared to other high schools around the nation, I would rate the building appearance and safety an average, although major construction was being implemented in my last year at BHS. The school counselor at the time was extremely helpful, and supported me in my quest of taking college classes in tenth grade in order to graduate a year early. I'll always be grateful for that! AP classes were offered, which helped pave the road for college.

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March 29, 2004
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February 23, 2004
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January 26, 2004
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November 02, 2003
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- submitted by a community member
September 26, 2003
i went to the school when i was in 7th grade. i felt alone and very disappointed in the schools way of dealing with problems. when i went to bellflower highschool i had numerous occasions of getting into fights with others students. the teachers did nothing whatsoever. i know my daughter will not attend this school for the same reason i left.

- submitted by a community member
August 27, 2003
I started at Bellflower in the 7th grade, and went on to graduate there. The teachers that I met in my time there all helped as much as they did, with a handful making an impact on my life after school. The real problem was not with teachers, but with admin. Most of them don't care if you need help, or need direction, they seem they only care about the paycheck and making themselves look good. There are many things that could be changed and from what I'm seeing at this time with a sister going there at the moment is that things are changing, but how soon is the question.

- submitted by a former student
August 11, 2003
My child started in the 7th grade at this school and will go to the 11 th. With my experience as an interested parent in my child's education, I have found that there are some teachers that care and some that seem to be there only for the paycheck. The teachers that care about their students will keep you updated on your child's progress and then you have the ones that never return your calls, never seem to have time for a conference or don't have a clue to the subject they are teaching. The school administrative staff is very helpful and considerate. I hope to see more positive changes in the future. My child will graduate from this school and will attend his reunion when the time comes.

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Bellflower High School
15301 South Mcnab Avenue, Bellflower, CA  90706
(562) 920-1801
Last modified Bellflower High School is a Public school that serves grades 7-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bellflower High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 49 reviews. Top