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About Our School

Bell Gardens High School is one of four high schools in the Montebello Unified School District. BGHS is located in Bell Gardens, California in the Southeast part of Los Angeles County.

Bell Gardens High School serves approxiamately 3,500 students on a yearly basis.

Mission Statement

In partnership with parents, Bell Gardens High School prepares future citizens to be successful leaders and contributors to society.

Vision Statement

Bell Gardens High School provides a rigorous educational environment that prepares all students for graduation on time, supports life-long learning experiences, and encourages civic engagement.

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Belief Statements

  • We believe that all students and the school community have the right to a safe, caring and respectful learning environment.
  • We believe that optimal learning occurs when it is authentic, interactive, student-centered and builds on an individual's strengths.
  • We believe we learn from taking risks, making mistakes, and from our successes.
  • We believe that all children can learn and that we are all learners, teachers and leaders
  • We believe that our school community prospers when we work together to solve problems.
  • We believe that diversity strengthens our school community and should be respected and protected.
  • We believe that unity of purpose, shared responsibility, and accountability ensures student success.

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Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLR's)

Become a productive citizen in a global society

  1. Participate in student organizations and community service
  2. Register to vote and participate in ASB elections.

Graduate, go on to further education, and be a life-long learner

  1. Meet graduation requirements and score proficient on CST exams.
  2. Prioritize and meet deadlines.

Have respect for self and honor diversity

  1. Understand and demonstrate appropriate personal conduct.
  2. Demonstrate the skills needed to collaborate with others.

Strive for excellence in all realms of life

  1. Communicate effectively in reading, writing, speaking, listening and computing.
  2. Listen thoughtfully, respond critically, andwrite concisely with appropriate conventions of writing across the curriculum.

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