Family, School and Community Partnerships

School Readiness Initiative
BCSD’s School Readiness Initiative (SRI), funded by First 5 Kern and First 5 California, is designed to implement programs that improve the transition from early care settings to elementary school and increase the schoolsí and communitiesí capacity to promote the success of young children.

East Bakersfield Community Collaborative
The East Bakersfield Community Collaborative is a broad-based, grassroots, coalition formed in 1992 and made up of East Bakersfield residents, landlords, business owners, community-based agency representatives, health service providers, churches, law-enforcement personnel, school personnel, and representatives from both the city and county, working together to make East Bakersfield and its county islands a safe and nurturing environment for families, children, and businesses.

South Chester Partnership Collaborative


Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.