School Details

Magnolia Science Academy Bell

6411 Orchard Avenue, Bell, CA 90201
(323) 826-3925
5

(out of 10)

Charter Grades 6-8 481 students Unknown students/teacher

Test Scores by grade

48%
49%
60%
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46%
55%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Los Angeles Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

47%
47%
60%
46%
39%
52%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Los Angeles Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

28%
41%
50%
40%
44%
57%
50%
43%
52%
77%
57%
67%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Los Angeles Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Magnolia Science Academy Bell is a charter middle school in Bell. The principal of Magnolia Science Academy Bell is Alfredo Rubalcava and can be contacted at arubalcava@magnoliapublicschools.org. 481 students attend Magnolia Science Academy Bell and are mostly Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 18% of the Magnolia Science Academy Bell students are "limited in English proficiency." 94% of the 481 students here get reduced lunch prices. Orchard Academies 2c School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 97% 73%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 9%
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 11%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Multiracial 0% %
Asian 0% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 646343%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 94% 75%
Limited English proficiency 18% 32%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I love this school so much because teachers principal staff and parents all so involved in our kids grades and education. Once u enroll ur kid to this school I guarantee you a change on there grades attitude and there attendance that they just want to be there in school everyday and on time on my case she wants to be there no later than 7 30am.

  • (1 year ago)

    Staff is very dedicated at Magnolia Science Academy.It is like a family Teachers always colloborate to help students.Every problem is taken seriously and resolved quickly.

  • (2 years ago)

    This is the greatest school i have found in this area for the academic level and the programs that they have in here.

  • (2 years ago)

    hola para mi la escuela msa 8 esta muy preparados megusta el interes que ledan a todos los alumnos y padres.

  • (2 years ago)

    I am very happy my son attends this school. This school has a very involved principal and staff. I like their academic programs.

  • (2 years ago)

    This is an excellent school the staff is always on top of all the students making sure they are excelling in their school work.

  • (2 years ago)

    this is a great school! my child wakes up and ready to go to school really happy. not only does it have great teachers but it has the best principal and administrators.

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