Compton Junior High School first opened its doors in 1960. It is named after John L. Compton, who served as BCSD’s superintendent from 1940-1963. The staff at Comptom Junior High work hard everyday to provide each student a comfortable and safe learning environment where they have every opportunity to achieve and succeed.
Compton under construction in 1960.
Compton Junior High, 1965.
Comton Junior High in the 1970’s.
Compton’s marching band, 1997.
Students taking part in a class project, 1997.
John L. Compton, for whom the school is named.
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.