Dragon Staff

Dragon Staff

Mrs. Noreen Barthelmes
Principal’s message

Mrs. Kara Rand
Academic Coach

Mrs. Susie Klassen
F.A.C. E.

Mrs. Virginia Harshman
School Secretary

Mrs. Madai Chavez
Student Success Specialist

Mrs. Jackie Harrell
School Attendance Clerk

Ms. Hannah Leal
Specially Funded Clerk

Mrs. Cynthia Gallegos

Mrs. Christine Cooter
School Nutrition Manager

Mrs. Sugey Villarreal
School Nutrition Assistant

Mrs. Beverly Langella


Mrs. Karen Gaither
Instructional Aide

Miss. Monica Franetovich
Educare Manager

Mrs. Barbara Subia
Educare Clerk


Mr. Leroy Bailey
Crossing Guard

Mr. George Lara

Campus Supervisor


School Applications


Downtown Elementary School

Downtown Elementary
2021 M Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Phone (661) 631-5920
Fax (661) 321-0034

Noreen Barthelmes
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.