September 15: Back to School Night! Cafeteria presentation begins at 5:30 p.m.

  • Important Note: Our early out days have been moved to WEDNESDAY. They will NO longer be on TUESDAY.



Wednesday Early Out Days

Reminder: Students are dismissed early on Wednesdays!!
1st-3rd grades: 1:45PM
4th-6th grades: 2:05PM

Late Start Days

On late start days,
school begins at 10:11 AM!!

August 27th
September 17th
October 22rd
December 3th
January 7th
February 11th
March 17th
May 12th

Minimum Days

Dismissal Times:
    Kindergarten: 12:44PM
    1st-3rd Grade: 1:15PM
    4th-6th Grade:1:35PM
    October 26th-October 30th
    November 20th
    December 18th
    June 2nd

Holidays – NO School

Labor Day: September 7th
Veteran's Day: November 11th
Thanksgiving: November 23th-27th
Winter Break: December 21nd- January 1st
Martin Luther King Day: January 18th
Lincoln's Birthday: February 8th
Washington's Birthday: February 15th
Spring Break: March 21th-March 28th
Memorial Day: May 30th


Cesar E. Chavez Science Magnet School
4201 Mesa Marin Drive
Bakersfield, CA, 93306
(661) 631-5870 - Phone
(661) 363-7649 - Fax
(661) 631-3263 - Attendance Line

Dawn Slaybaugh

Dean of Students
Shannon Jensen

Academic Program Leader
Christopher Ruiz

Magnet Specialist
Adam Camps

A California Distinguished School.
Schools selected for Distinguished School Awards are strong, well-rounded community schools.
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.