About Harris

Harris Elementary has been providing educational services since 1960.  It is named after Caroline Payne Harris, a dedicated educator, who served as teacher and principal in the Bakersfield City School District for many years.  Harris school strives to maintain high-level, educational practices, and to ensure each student receives the attention and instruction they need to succeed in academics and life.

Harris Elementary, 1960.

Harris Elementary, 1960.

Harris Elementary, 1960.

Harris Elementary, 1960.

Harris Elementary, 1970's.

Harris Elementary, 1970’s.

Students pose outside for group picture, 1998.

Students pose outside for group picture, 1998.

Students enjoying a group art project, 1998.

Students enjoying a group art project, 1998.

 



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.