4201 Mesa Marin Drive, Bakersfield CA 93306. Phone (661) 631-5870




Friday, April 13th, 2018 During Student’s Lunch Times


11:50 A.M.- 1ST-3RD GRADE

12:50 P.M.- 4TH-6TH GRADE


Click the link below to view the most up to date calendar of events for the 2017-2018 school year:

Chavez 2017-2018 Yearly Calendar

Click the link below to view the 2017-2018 Bakersfield City School District Yearly School Calendar:

2017-2018 BCSD Yearly School Calendar

2018-2019 BCSD Yearly School Calendar

Click the link below to view the Parent Involvement Calendar:

October Parent Involvement Calendar

November Parent Involvement Calendar

December Parent Involvement Calendar

January Parent Involvement Calendar

February Parent Involvement Calendar

March Parent Involvement Calendar

April Parent Involvement Calendar

Click the link below to view the Chavez Positive Behavior Newsletter:

PBIS October Newsletter 2017

PBIS November Newsletter 2017

PBIS December Newsletter 2017

PBIS January Newsletter 2018

PBIS February Newsletter 2018

PBIS March Newsletter 2018

PBIS April Newsletter 2018





Wednesday Early Out Days

Reminder: Students are dismissed early on Wednesdays!!
Kindergarten: 12:04PM
1st-3rd grades: 1:45PM
4th-6th grades: 2:05PM

Late Start Days

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

August 24th
September 14th
October 19th
November 30th
January 18th
February 15th
March 15th
April 12th

Minimum Days

Dismissal Times:
    Kindergarten: 11:44PM
    1st-3rd Grade: 1:15PM
    4th-6th Grade:1:35PM
    October 24th-October 28th
    November 18th
    December 23rd
    June 1st

Holidays – NO School

Labor Day: September 4th
Veteran's Day: November 10th
Thanksgiving: November 20th-24th
Winter Break: December 25th- January 5th
Martin Luther King Day: January 15th
Lincoln's Birthday: February 12th
Washington's Birthday: February 19th
Spring Break: March 26th-30th
in lieu of Admission Day April 2nd
Memorial Day: May 28th


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

Vice Principal
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.