Bellflower Unified School District is located in Los Angeles County, California. It serves the city of Bellflower as well as portions of Cerritos and Lakewood. Student enrollment is 10,118 in 10 Elementary Schools, 2 High Schools and 3 alternative schools. Over 1,100 educators are employed by the District, of which 543 are teaching staff. The student population is multi-racial with 67% self reporting as Hispanic.
BUSD has had 10 schools recognized as California Distinguished Schools, 3 National Blue Ribbon Schools, 7 Gold Ribbon Schools and 5 Title I Achievement Schools. Somerset Continuation High School has received the Model Continuation High School designation six consecutive times. Bellflower Unified School District has been recognized as a Gold Ribbon School District. Bellflower High School is a California Democracy School. All four BUSD high schools – Bellflower, Mayfair, Somerset and Las Flores Home Education & Independent Study Academy – have six year accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).