About the School
Bell Gardens Elementary commits to the development of safe, respectful and responsible Global Citizens. We commit to a growth mindset for our school community in which we believe everyone can grow and succeed. We commit to the values of multilingualism, multiculturalism, science and social justice for our students and community. As a school, we dedicate ourselves to providing a 21st century curriculum, our students will engage the future as preserving problem-solvers.
BELL GARDENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL EARNS CALIFORNIA GOLD RIBBON AWARD
Bell Gardens Elementary School is being honored as a 2016 California Gold Ribbon School for creating a science program that offers students a chance to conduct regular, hands-on experiments, establishes an annual science fair and provides teachers with a host of resources to keep students engaged.
The Gold Ribbon is California’s highest academic honor.
The popular program is credited with boosting language acquisition and fluency among English learners, as well as driving attendance to a stellar 97.47 percent.
“We felt it was critically important to keep the fire lit for science education at Bell Gardens Elementary,” Principal James L. Sams said. “I’m proud of our teachers’ commitment to this extraordinary program and of our students for embracing it so wholeheartedly.”
STUDENT BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS
1. Be Safe
2. Be Respectful
3. Be Responsible