Welcome to Harding Elementary School

3201 Pico Ave Bakersfield (661) 631-5300

3201 Pico Ave Bakersfield (661) 631-5300

Our Mission

Our mission at Harding School is based on the assumption that all children can learn. On that basis we provide quality instructional programs which offer each child the opportunity to achieve academically to his or her highest potential. In addition, success-oriented activities motivate students toward highly positive self-esteem, thus creating the foundation for successful, independent, and productive individuals who have respect for others and for the world in which they live.

Academic Goal:

Students will learn those necessary to achieve to their potential and to lead product and enrich lives.

Social Goal:

Students will develop self-esteem and respect for the rights of others, and the world in which we live.

Individual Goal:

Students will have opportunities to learn and to develop individual interests.

School Vision:

  • Increase parental/community support and involvement.
  • Provide staff development to ensure an enthusiastic, competent, child centered
    professional team.
  • Increase positive self-esteem to reduce discipline problems and maintain a safe
    learning environment.
  • Recognize, understand and appreciate cultural diversities of staff, students, and
  • Achieve academic success through a rigorous and innovative instructional program.
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Harding Elementary School

Principal: Bridget Fitch
3201 Pico Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93306

Phone 661.631.5300
Fax 661.873.7151
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.