Celebrating Successes

Exceeded AYP

  • 2002-2003
  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2005
  • 2005-2006
  • 2006-2007
  • 2007-2008

Met API State Target – 800

  • 2007-2008

Exceeded School Wide API Growth Target

  • 2002-2003
  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2005
  • 2005-2006
  • 2006-2007
  • 2007-2008

Exceeded District and State Growth on the API

  • 2003-2004
  • 2005-2006
  • 2006-2007

Exceeded State Growth on the API

  • 2007-2008

Similar School Ranking of 10 on the API

Exceeded District Attendance Goal

  • 2002-2003
  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2005
  • 2005-2006
  • 2006-2007
  • 2007-2008

School Awards and Honors

  • California Distinguished School Award – 2012
  • Recipient of National Excellence in Urban Education Award – 2008
  • Recipient of National Milken Educator Award – Mrs. Christine Wood; Franklin 5th Grade Teacher. This award recognizes excellence in education. Awarded by the Milken Family Foundation – leading advances in education and medical research.
  • All America School Award
  • Honorable Mention – California Distinguished School Award – 2004
  • Franklin School featured on Kids Count – locally televised program to promote education

Student Honors

  • Honor Orchestra
  • Elementary Music Festival
  • Chess Tournaments
  • Science Fair
  • Track
  • Math Bowl
  • Math Counts
  • Math Field Day
  • Academic Pentathlon
  • Oral Language Festival
  • Spelling Bee
  • Jump Rope for Heart – Outstanding Performance

Recipient of Grants

  • President’s Challenge Grant
  • Chess Grant
  • Air and Waste Management Environmental Education Grant
  • Mini Grant
  • Reading Incentive Grant
  • Exxon Mobil Grant
  • After School Education & Safety Grant Program Grant
  • AB 1535 California School Garden Grant

 

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.